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Workplace Wellbeing Awards 

Each year, we celebrate the achievements of our Index participants at our Workplace Wellbeing Awards. Find out who won awards this year, and learn more about previous winners.

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About the Workplace Wellbeing Index Awards

Our yearly Workplace Wellbeing Awards (formerly our Workplace Wellbeing Index Awards) celebrate the achievements of employers who've taken part in our Workplace Wellbeing Index. Each year, we give the following awards:

Gold award: Achieving Excellence

The Gold award is for employers who have embedded mental health into their policies and practices. These organisations show a long-term and in-depth commitment to staff mental health.

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Silver award: Achieving impact

The Silver award is given to employers who have made real achievements in promoting staff mental health. They are organisations who have demonstrated progress and impact to staff mental health over time.

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Bronze award: Achieving change

The Bronze award is given to employers who have started their journey to better mental health at work. They are organisations who have developed and implemented initiatives that promote positive mental health for staff.

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Committed to Action

This award acknowledges the efforts of those employers who have committed to addressing mental health in the workplace. These organisations are at the start of their journey.

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Employee Recognition Awards

Our Employee Recognition Awards honour 4 outstanding people who lead the way in mental health in the workplace.

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This year's winners: 2022/23

Gold award: Achieving Excellence winners

Top Employer in Gold and Top Small Employer Award

Advocacy Focus

This employer has taken part in the Index every year since 2019. They've consistently achieved high results, placing 2nd overall in 2021 before becoming top employer last year.

In this video you'll hear from employees of Advocacy Focus.

Top Medium Employer Award

School of Healthcare Enterprise and Innovation at the University of Southampton

This employer has taken part in the Index for many years. Their ongoing commitment has resulted in them receiving invaluable employee feedback and personalised recommendations, which they have applied effectively, and has led to them achieving outstanding results.

In this video you'll hear from employees of the School of Healthcare Enterprise and Innovation at the University of Southampton.

Top Large Employer Award

BAM UK & Ireland

This employer has committed to the Index on multiple years, implementing recommendations from their employee feedback to achieve such great results.

In 2020 their focus and investment on mental health intensified to further support an increase in diversity and inclusion, contributing to a mentally healthy workplace.

In this video you'll hear from employees of BAM UK & Ireland.

Other Gold award winners

Advocacy Focus
Awen Cultural Trust
BAM UK & Ireland
Cloud Design Box
High Speed Training
Historic England
HM Land Registry

Jacobs UK Ltd
LSI Architects
M&S Bank
Punch Pubs & Co
Solent Mind
Inizio Engage XD
Ubisoft Reflections

University of Southampton, School of Healthcare Enterprise and Innovation
Waterman Aspen
Wycombe High School Academies trust

Silver award: Achieving impact winners

Barry Town Council
BNP PARIBAS Personal Finance UK
Change Grow Live
CMC Partnership Consultancy
D3T Studio
Faculty of Advocates

Forestry Commission
Highway Traffic Management
Huddersfield Town Association Football Club Limited
Kubrick Group
Martin Currie Investment Management Limited
Moore Kingston Smith LLP

Rohlig UK Ltd
Waterman Aspen
Wates Group Services Limited
Zenergi Ltd

Bronze Award: Achieving Change winners

Ashton Fire Ltd
Cambridge University Press & Assessment
Chwarae Teg
Corstorphine & Wright Ltd
Creative Scotland

FGH Security Ltd
Government Internal Audit Agency
Motor Insurers Bureau
Network Archaeology Ltd

Ormiston Families
Torchbox Ltd
Wolverhampton Girls' High School
Youth Music

Committed to Action Award winners

Antac Support Services Ltd
Igloo Regeneration

London Square Developments Ltd
R&M Electrical Group


Employee Recognition Awards

Senior leader



Paul Spencer from M&S Bank

Highly commended

Highly commended

Ian Morris from Chandler KBS 

“No matter how busy they are, they always make the time and space to support and connect with colleagues directly. They also encourage managers across the business to prioritise regular discussions on mental wellbeing, with even greater focus on national awareness days, such as Time To Talk Day.”

Recognition of Paul Spencer, winner of the Senior Leader award

Wellbeing champion

Joint Winner

Joint Winner

Katy Robson from Ubisoft Reflections

Joint winner

Joint winner

Michael Robson from Ubisoft Leamington

Highly commended

Highly commended

Nik Holmes from HM Land Registry

“Both individuals work to reduce stigma and shame surrounding mental health conditions by organising a range of wellbeing events and a detailed communications plan on important topics from mens' and womens' health issues, depression, anxiety, LGBTQ+ mental health, and much more.”

Recognition of Katy Robson and Michael Robson, joint winners of the Wellbeing Champion award

Line manager



Mark Buckley, from M&S Bank

“Through sharing their own personal circumstances and ups and downs they have encouraged the team to be more open about our own struggles and successes. They make it their business as usual to learn more about mental health and wellbeing and share information with us for the benefit of the team.”

Recognition of Mark Buckley, winner of the Line Manager award

Wellbeing lead



James Emmett from Cloud Design Box

Highly commended

Highly commended

Maria Kerr from HM Land Registry

“They have made a significant impact on mental health within our company, by frequently promoting awareness and educating all members of staff on the importance of wellbeing, mental health, and self-care, whether this is in-person, through presentations, or online content.”

Recognition of James Emmett, winner of the Wellbeing Lead award

Celebrate your workplace's achievements 

We have already helped over 4 million people to have better mental health at work. Be part of our movement for change by taking part in next year's Workplace Wellbeing Index.

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