Award finalists

Award finalists

We are finalists!

Outset UK Group have been shortlisted for the CIPD award for Consultancy of the Year, for organisations based in Kent.  We are delighted that our Business Consulting and HR Consulting teams have been recognised for the impact of the work they have been doing with two major financial and professional service organisations.

The announcement of the winner will be at the gala awards dinner on Friday 9th March at the Ashford International Hotel, where Outset CEO, Jonathan Gauton, will also be presenting the award for HR Team of the Year; sponsored by Outset UK Group.

Congratulations to all those shortlisted! And if you’d like to be at this event, please use this link


The 10 category finalists are:

HR Leader of the Year

  • Sandra Goatley
  • Carrie McKenzie

HR Team of the Year

  • Medway NHS HR and OD Team
  • CAF
  • East Kent HR

HR Rising Star

  • Zoe Fogel, Aspens
  • Simon Arnold, Ocelot People Solutions

Excellence in Recruitment

  • Kent Teach Team
  • Ocelot People Solutions Recruitment Team

Excellence in L&D

  • Sam Briggs-North
  • Hannah Smith
  • Medway Council Apprenticeship Scheme

L&D Professional of the Year

  • Summer Macer
  • Elaine Bolton

HR Professional of the Year

  • Sharon Looker
  • Emma Davies
  • Laura Lowry

Consultancy of the Year

  • Outset UK Group
  • Gemma Farina Consulting
  • Dakota Blue Consulting

Student of the Year

  • Megan Collins
  • Harriet Williams

Employee Engagement Initiative of the Year

  • ISS Ltd
  • Medway Makers