Ward are awarded the Inspiration in HR Award at the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2021

Ward is delighted to have been awarded the Inspiration in HR Award at the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2021. Ward were recognised for having an exemplary employee wellbeing support programme at a time of unprecedented demand.

Now in their twenty first year, the Security & Fire Excellence Awards takes place every year to celebrate the very best people, projects and processes that the security and fire sectors have to offer. For the 2021 awards, the categories were reviewed with changes and additions being made to make the event even more company, people, team and project focused.

The winners of the Security & Fire Excellence Awards were announced on 23 November 2021. You can see the full list of winners here:

More about the award
This was the 15th year of the Inspiration in HR Award and to be shortlisted for the award businesses needed to show that they are quality focused, and have pride in looking after and developing their workforce.

Alongside this, businesses need to see their HR function as giving them a competitive edge and clearly demonstrate going above and beyond current standards.

The award recognises a critical differentiator in business application, demonstrated by short-listed organisations and previous winners.

Caroline Cuthbert, People Director at Ward comments: “We were delighted to receive the award in recognition of the Wellbeing support initiatives we have within Ward especially during such unprecedented times. Our objective is to champion better work and work-lives for an effective workplace for our people. Our investment in Wellbeing aims to provide resilience for reduced work-related sickness absence whilst improving people engagement, workplace contentment, higher performance and productivity. The Award solidifies the work the People team and our teams across Ward undertake to uphold our core objective of Wellbeing @ Ward.

The recognition, not only within the People function but within the sector, demonstrates we strive for, and continue to uphold excellence in this core objective.”

Kevin Ward, Managing Director at Ward comments: “I know I speak on behalf of the whole company when I say we’re so proud to have been awarded the Inspiration in HR Award, it’s a great testament to the work that Team Ward do day in, day out to ensure our employees have the best working environment. As a company we put our people at the heart of everything we do, so to be recognised for this is fantastic.”

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