Winning one of our awards is the perfect way for you to show everyone why you’re the best!

It doesn’t matter what industry or sector you’re in, or how big or small you are…

You make work better, and that’s what’s important to us.


  • June 6th – Entries will open
  • July 26th – Entries will close
  • September 4th – Shortlist announced
  • September 12th – Tickets on sale
  • November 19th – The Investors in People Awards 2019


This year we’re opening up most of our categories so that any organisation can apply! Click on each category to download the criteria and questions.

We’ll be contacting organisations that are eligible for our Employer of the Year or Small Business Awards in late June, so keep an eye on your inboxes!

Open to all organisations:


Exclusive to Investors in People organisations:

Categories marked with a * are FREE to enter! All other categories have an application cost of £150 +VAT per application.

Need some help with your entry?

Our friends at Boost Awards have pulled together some top tips to consider when writing your entry! Click here to download.

If you need a hand with your entry, just contact the Boost Awards team directly on

 (0)1273 258703.

Have you heard?

The Investors in People Awards have been independently assessed and verified as a Gold trusted awards scheme by The Independent Awards Standards Council. 

Managing Director of TIASC, Chris Robinson commented: 

“The Investors in People Awards set exceptionally high standards, and it is clear that in every facet of the programme’s design and execution the organisers have been proactive in finding ways to ensure the awards are completely fair and wholly trustworthy.”

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