The REBA Employee Wellbeing Awards 2020

The REBA Employee Wellbeing Awards 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 REBA Employee Wellbeing Awards finalists! This fantastic achievement celebrates all of the great work they have done to improve staff wellbeing and the culture of their organisation through reward and benefits. We look forward to welcoming them to the peer-to-peer afternoon workshop and evening awards ceremony on Thursday 5 March 2020.

If you are interested in entering the 2021 awards please register your interest.

 

REGISTER INTEREST FOR 2021

 

Our highly esteemed finalists are:

Most Effective Development to a Wellbeing Strategy

The Most Effective Development to a Wellbeing Strategy award celebrates employers that have gone beyond the first steps on their health and wellbeing journey. You will have existing wellbeing initiatives in place that are at least two to three years old and will now be building on your previous experiences to evolve and deliver your approach to employee health and wellbeing across your employee benefits and reward strategy, HR objectives and the business.

Finalists:

Private Sector

  • Bouygues E&S Contracting
  • Dunelm
  • RSK Group
  • Vertas Group Limited
  • Volkswagen Financial Services

 

Public and Not-For-Profit sector

  • Aster Group UK
  • Kirklees Council
  • North Bristol NHS Trust

 

Best New Wellbeing Strategy

The Best New Wellbeing Strategy award recognises businesses that have successfully implemented the first phase(s) of a wellbeing strategy within the last two years. Tell us what you did, why you decided to launch a health or wellbeing strategy from an employee benefits, HR or business perspective, how you decided what initiatives to start with, and how you went about implementing them.

Finalists:

Fewer than 500 staff

  • BMS Group Ltd
  • Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils
  • Epson Europe B.V.
  • HRA Pharma
  • Jami
  • MVF
  • Ubisoft Reflections / Ubisoft Leamington

 

500-5,000 staff

  • Brewin Dolphin Ltd
  • Canada Life UK
  • Carnival UK Group
  • Experian Ltd
  • Mace Group
  • Taylor Wessing LLP
  • The Holly Private Hospital (Aspen Healthcare)
  • Virgin Active

 

More than 5,000 staff

  • Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
  • Atkins, member of SNC-Lavalin
  • Elysium Healthcare
  • HSBC
  • Stonegate Pub Company
  • TUI UK & Ireland

 

Best Global or International Wellbeing Strategy 

This award will celebrate employers running successful health benefits, insurance or wellbeing strategies internationally or globally. 

Finalists:

  • British Standards Institution
  • GSK
  • The Coca-Cola Company

 

Best Innovation in Wellbeing Award

The winner(s) of this award will be able to demonstrate how they have successfully implemented inspirational fresh thinking, new, creative ideas, imaginative tactics or strategies that will inspire the wider employee health and wellbeing community. 

Finalists:

  • Department for Work & Pensions
  • Fladgate
  • GAM Investments
  • Molson Coors Brewing Company (UK & Ireland) Ltd
  • MRL Consulting
  • NAVIGO Health and Social Care CIC

 

Best Leadership and Culture in Wellbeing

This award celebrates employers that see employee health and wellbeing as an integral part of a positive company culture, which is championed and driven by business leadership.

Finalists:

  • CooperVision
  • FNSS Savunma Ssitemleri
  • NAVIGO Health and Social Care CIC
  • RSK Group
  • Tideway
  • United Utilities

 

Best Physical Wellbeing Strategy

This award celebrates employers that have proactively put in place a well thought through employee benefits, health insurances or wellbeing strategy to encourage and promote physical health among their employees.  

Finalists:

  • Epson Europe B.V.
  • NAVIGO Health and Social Care CIC
  • RSK Group
  • Westfield Health

 

 

Best Mental Wellbeing Strategy

This award celebrates employers that have put in place a well thought through employee benefits, insurance or wellbeing strategy to encourage and promote good mental health among their employees.  

Finalists:

Fewer than 1,000 staff

  • Charlton Morris
  • Epson Europe B.V.
  • Tideway
  • Ubisoft Reflections & Ubisoft Leamington

 

1,000-5,000 staff

  • Aster Group UK
  • IPG Mediabrands
  • Molson Coors Brewing Company (UK & Ireland) Ltd
  • NSPCC
  • RSK Group

 

More than 5,000 staff

  • Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group
  • GSK
  • Kirklees Council
  • North Bristol NHS Trust
  • William Hill

 

Best Overall Financial Wellbeing Strategy   

This award recognises employers that have a well thought through strategy employee benefits or financial services to encourage and promote ongoing financial wellness among all of their employees.    

Finalists:

  • Epson Europe B.V.
  • GAM Investments
  • MBDA
  • Ocado
  • Ricoh
  • University of Lincoln

 

Best Approach to Day-to-Day Financial Wellbeing

This award recognises employers who have built strategies to support employees’ day-to-day financial wellbeing. That might be in response to known challenges that the workforce is facing, or to help all employees improve their financial resilience and make their pay go further. 

Finalists:

  • Gattaca
  • Travis Perkins plc
  • University of Lincoln
  • Virgin Active

 

Best Approach to Long-term Financial Wellbeing

This award celebrates businesses that have successfully got employees thinking about their long-term financial wellbeing, particularly retirement and pensions.

Finalists: 

  • Ascential Group Limited
  • easyJet
  • Oxford University Press
  • RSK Group
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland Group
  • United Utilities
  • University of Lincoln

 

Best Approach to Wellbeing Aligned with a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

This award celebrates companies that have thought about their employee health and wellbeing initiatives as part of their diversity & inclusion (D&I) agenda. That includes creating strategies that genuinely benefit all staff, that have opened up new opportunities for all employees, driven a more diverse workforce, created better inclusion or drawn in vulnerable groups.

Finalists:

  • IHS Markit
  • Just Eat
  • Mondelez Philippines, Inc.

 

Best use of Technology and Data for Wellbeing

This award recognises how employers are using technology and data to deliver better, more transparent and data-rich employee health and wellbeing strategies.  That could include driving new ways of communicating and engaging, better understanding employee behaviours or tracking how benefits are being used to drive future funding. 

Finalists:

Epson Europe B.V.
Romero Insurance Brokers Ltd
The Coca-Cola Company
Travis Perkins plc
Vodafone Ireland Ltd.

 

Best Wellbeing Engagement

A wellbeing strategy is only effective if employees engage with it. This award celebrates the very best in communications, initiatives to drive up take-up rates and employers that have created tangible change in the health and wellbeing of their workforce through great levels of engagement. 

 

 

The Employee Wellbeing Awards 2020 will also feature a Visionary Award, Vanguard Award, and the REBA Pinnacle Award. These will be chosen by the judges and the REBA advisory board, and cannot be entered.

Celebrating employers with the best wellbeing benefits

Congratulations to 2019 winners

“Fantastic event - both the conference part and the awards ceremony” Peter Smith, Future Planning Manager, Yorkshire Building Society     -Winner of the Financial Award and Mental Wellbeing (fewer than 5,000 employees) Award-

“I’m most proud that we’ve made a difference and really seen success for everything we’ve put our hearts and souls into.”   Debbie Fennell, Employee Benefits & Reward Specialist, Carlsberg   -Winner of Newcomer (Private Sector) Award-

“This award is really very meaningful and a great result for the team”  Alison Main-Lavergne, International Benefits Leader at Wells Fargo  -Winner of the Global Award-

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Awards timeline

2 September 2019 | Awards open for entry

14 November 2019 | Deadline for entries 

January 2020 | Finalists notified and invited to workshops and ceremony

5 March 2020 | Exclusive afternoon peer-to-peer workshops and evening awards ceremony announcing all winners

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