Frequently Asked Questions


When is the awards ceremony?

The ceremony will be held on The HR Excellence Awards will now take place on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at the Hilton Hotel Park Lane. You will be able to book your table once the shortlist has been announced.


What is the deadline to submit an entry into the HR Excellence Awards?

Entries have now closed for the HR Excellence Awards 2020


What is your cancellation policy?

In terms of entries, once your entry is submitted, you may withdraw it until the closing date. Your entry fee will not be refunded. 

In terms of table and seat bookings at the awards ceremony, written cancellations received within six weeks prior to the event will be accepted and a refund of 90% of the booking charge will be made. After this date, no refunds can be given. Please click here to read our terms and conditions in full.

What happens after I have submitted my entries?

Once you have submitted your entries they will be processed by the awards team, ready for judging. Judging takes place at the end of September and the shortlist will be announced after the judging has been completed.

When are the winners announced?

The winners are announced at the ceremony on Tuesday 26 January 2021 at the Hilton Hotel Park Lane. Please keep this date free in your diary.

Who are the judges?

The HR Excellence Awards 2020 will be judged by a panel of judges made up of some of the UK’s top HR directors working in leading organisations.