The Guardian Public Service Awards would not be possible without support from our partners. Here are the organisations sponsoring this year’s awards.
EY supports the government to deliver its social reform agenda, create and grow an inclusive economy, strengthen the UK’s global standing, and support the public sector and businesses to build a better and safer working Britain.
Within the company’s public sector work, its mix of care professionals, clinicians and consulting staff are working to address the challenges local services face while navigating some key questions around devolution, cost reduction and performance improvement.
EY has helped local authorities and their partners to deliver sustainable change. It demonstrates its commitment to successful sector transformation through the innovative commercial arrangements it offers and by supporting clients to improve their local communities and the lives of their service users.
Public servant of the year and Overall winner sponsor
Every person – and every organisation – is unique. Everyone has different goals at work. Guardian Jobs brings together like-minded job seekers and employers to create a happier world of work for everyone.
The Guardian has been the market leader in recruitment across the quality press for almost 20 years. With an audience comprising high quality jobseekers, it lists the highest calibre vacancies in sectors that include media, education, the NHS, government, graduate, secretarial, charities, marketing, social care and arts among others.
Campbell Tickell is a multidisciplinary management consultancy, focusing primarily on the statutory and non-profit sectors. Established for 20 years and operating through the UK, Ireland and beyond, it has expertise in housing, regeneration, social care, charities, sports and leisure, and local government.
The firm’s services extend across strategic and business planning; financial and risk analysis; governance; regulation; business transformation and improvement; mergers and partnerships; development, regeneration and growth; procurement; service user involvement; communications and public relations; and human resources and recruitment.
Workforce wellbeing sponsor
Harris Hill is a specialist recruiter that has been bringing charity professionals together with the very best opportunities for more than 20 years.
The firm finds people who can add real value to its clients teams, with a wide-ranging view of the sector that means it’s ideally placed to identify the unique qualities of each role that will appeal to candidates.
Public health & wellbeing sponsor
IFPMA – the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations – represents research-based pharmaceutical companies and associations across the globe.
The industry’s 2 million employees research, develop and provide medicines and vaccines that improve the life of patients worldwide. Based in Geneva, IFPMA has official relations with the UN and contributes industry expertise to helpfind solutions that improve global health.
Recruitment & HR sponsor
Imperium Resourcing is an innovative interim and executive recruitment organisation, with significant experience of recruiting senior executives across the public sector.
Its public sector team has worked closely with a number of authorities to support individual services with high-calibre interims and permanent members of staff to support change, and day-to-day delivery of core services to the public. The organisation’s commitment to clients includes a 48-hour guarantee that it will meet any client anywhere in the country within two days to discuss needs and provide support, and a price commitment.
Leadership excellence sponsor
The McLean Partnership is a specialist executive search, interim management and leadership advisory practice working across private, public and non-profit markets.
Its partners have deep-rooted knowledge across health, higher education, housing, central and local government sectors, where they advise on attracting, engaging and placing impactful board and executive talent. The organisation’s approach is based on enduring collaborative and transparent working relationships with clients, with a strong emphasis on high standards, due diligence and innovative approaches in changing times.
Morgan Hunt is a nationwide recruitment business with a quality-assured reputation for staffing solutions that result in placing talented people into UK public services.
From managed service to contingent recruitment methods, the firm works with clients in sectors including education, health, housing, local and national government and charities.
Workforce diversity sponsor
Solace is the leading members’ network for local government and public sector professionals throughout the UK. It offers a range of services including personal and organisational development, events and both interim and executive recruitment through its profit for purpose subsidiary, Solace in Business.
In addition to its services, Solace also has an active policy team who, along with the organisation’s policy leads, influence debate around the future of public services to ensure that policy and legislation are informed by the experience and expertise of Solace members.
Workforce learning & development sponsor
For more than a decade, 2020 Delivery has been helping to change UK public services. Its work has included improving waiting times in A&E, supporting government departments through digital transformation and designing workforce strategy.
The organisation works with chief executives and senior leaders to deliver impact, and takes a collaborative approach to making this impact last. It works on strategy, transformation and digital across health, education, housing and more.