Openreach Overall Winner stage shot
Overall Winners: Openreach - FND
Congratulations to all of the following organisations, and in particular this year's Winners, who have taken notable steps to creating a stand-out business culture.

Announcing the Winners 2021

Business Culture Awards: Overall Winner

Winner: Openreach - FND

Business Culture in a Crisis (more than 500 employees)

Winner: ISS - Global Operations
Highly Commended: Dr. Martens
Finalists:
BT Group plc
Inmarsat
Maven Seven Solutions + Telenor Hungary
Openreach - FND
Radiology Partners
Volkswagen Financial Services

Business Culture in a Crisis (less than 500 employees)

Winner: Avado
Highly Commended: Vynamic
Finalists:
Catalina
gunnercooke
Reward Gateway
Spirit Health Group
Transform Hospital Group
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting UK

Best Business Transformation Initiative

Winner: Openreach - FND
Highly Commended: Ordnance Survey + Dragonfish
Finalists:
Aurora + Corporate Punk
Cambridge University Press & Assessment
McCann Worldgroup
F. Hoffmann-La Roche
Sanne + Emperor
Transform Hospital Group

NEW: Best Digital Transformation Initiative

Winner: Dubai Police
Finalists:
Applus+
Foxtons
Glasgow Science Centre
Yodel

Building a Culture of Innovation Initiative

Winner: Aurora + Corporate Punk
Highly Commended: Concentrix
Finalists:
Allianz Turkey
Applus+
Cambridge University Press & Assessment
Dubai Sports Council
EngTal
Everflow Group

Best Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiative

Winner: Mitie + t-three
Highly Commended: Foxtons
Finalists:
Cultural Infusion
Dorchester Collection
GXO
McCann Worldgroup
Reward Gateway
Schroders

NEW: Leading with Purpose for Business Culture

Winner: Crown Worldwide Group
Highly Commended: XPS Pensions Group
Finalists:
REAL Fundraising
Volkswagen Financial Services
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting UK

Best Brand & Values Initiative for Business Culture

Winner: REAL Fundraising
Highly Commended: Glide
Finalists:
Jasco Products
Makesworth Accountants
Mortgage Advice Bureau + Culture Consultancy
F. Hoffmann-La Roche

Best Working Environments & Practices Initiative

Winner: Personio
Highly Commended: Inmarsat
Finalists:
Avado
Domestic & General
GovGrant
Mount Anvil
Punch Creative
Reward Gateway

Best Learning Initiative for Business Culture

Winner: Mitie + t-three
Highly Commended: Babcock International Group + Hive Learning
Finalists:
Concentrix
John West Foods
Keter UK + Brave Conversations
Notion Limited
Novartis UK + Rubica Change & Analytics
Schroders

Best Wellbeing Initiative for Business Culture

Winner: Lloyds Banking Group
Highly Commended: SSCL
Finalists:
Aico
John West Foods
Keter UK
Orbit
Slalom
Sovereign Housing

NEW: Best Internal Communications Strategy for Business Culture

Winner: Inmarsat
Highly Commended: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting UK
Finalists:
Domestic & General
Transform Hospital Group
UST - Corporate Communications Team

NEW: Best Employee Voice Initiative for Business Culture

Winner: Childbase Partnership Ltd
Highly Commended: F. Hoffmann-La Roche
Finalists:
John West Foods
UST - Corporate Communications Team
Volkswagen Financial Services

Business Culture Leadership Award

Winner: Patron Capital, Keith Breslauer
Highly Commended: Carparts.com, Lev Peker
Finalists:
Everflow Group, Josh Gill
Globalization Partners, Senior Leadership Team
Mohsin Haider Darwish LLC, Honorable Lujaina Mohsin Haider Darwish
Mortgage Advice Bureau , Claire Smith
F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Jessica Bensch
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting UK, Elise Sallis

Business Culture Team Award

Winner: UST, Office of Values & Culture
Highly Commended: Boston Scientific + Xenergie Consulting, Boston Scientific New Product Development Team
Finalists:
Cisco, Cisco Global Systems Engineering (GSE) Onboarding Culture Team
Fairstone Group, Fairstone Group Team
HSBC, Global Liquidity and Cash Management (GLCM) Team
Ouma, Ouma Marketing Team
Radley London, The People Team
Vynamic, London Team

Best Next Generation Initiative for Business Culture

Winner: Glasgow Science Centre
Finalists:
Dubai Police
Inmarsat

Best Coaching, Mentoring & Personal Development Initiative

Winner: Foxtons
Highly Commended: Dimensions
Finalists:
Notion Limited
Very

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative

Winner: Bitwise Industries
Highly Commended: Childbase Partnership Ltd
Finalists:
Aico
ISS UK
Mount Anvil
Patron Capital
UST - Office of Values & Culture

Best Integration & Merger Initiative for Business Culture

Winner: Fairstone Group
Finalists:
Fairstone Group
Radiology Partners

Best International Organisation for Business Culture

Winner: Allianz Turkey
Highly Commended: McCann Worldgroup
Finalists:
Applus+
Euro Accounting
Maven Seven Solutions + Telenor Hungary
Radiology Partners

Best Large Organisation for Business Culture

Winner: Openreach - FND
Highly Commended: UST - Office of Values & Culture
Finalists:
Concentrix
HSBC
ISS - Global Operations
Schroders

Best Medium Organisation for Business Culture

Joint Winner: Dr. Martens
Joint Winner: GAMA Healthcare
Finalists:
Domestic & General
Featurespace
gunnercooke
Workhuman

Best Small Organisation for Business Culture

Winner: Mortgage Advice Bureau + Culture Consultancy
Highly Commended: Catalina
Finalists:
Croud
Euro Accounting
GovGrant
Kid-A
Patron Capital
Vynamic

Best Public / Not-For-Profit Organisation for Business Culture

Winner: Cambridge University Press & Assessment
Highly Commended: Dimensions
Finalists
Dubai Police
FITC
Glasgow Science Centre
Orbit

Business Culture Consultancy of the Year

Winner: Dragonfish
Highly Commended: Corporate Punk
Finalists:
Avado
Paradigm Human Performance
Rubica Change & Analytics
Veran Performance

Congratulations to all the above organisations who have taken notable steps to creating a stand-out business culture. The Awards Night Presentation image gallery is coming soon. Join the Business Culture Community to learn more about these exceptional approaches.

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