Following a fantastic two days of competition in Leeds on the 8th and 9th February, we’re delighted to announce that the PPMA HR Rising Star 2018 Winner is:

Lisa Rathbone from Swindon Borough Council

We have been thrilled with the response we have received to this year’s search for future HR leaders in the public sector. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application and in particular to our excellent finalists below.

Dorothy Coleman: oneSource

Jessica Dolphin: Leeds City Council

Aruj Haider: Westminster City Council

Charlotte Hill: oneSource

Keeley Metcalfe: North Yorkshire County Council

Lisa Rathbone: Swindon Borough Council

Katie Rixon: Hertfordshire County Counci

Loran Simpson – Powys County Council

This year, in recognition of the outstanding range of talent we discovered in our search, we have introduced a new event called ‘The One to Watch’. This was held at the same time and location as HR Rising Star. The event specifically focused on junior HR professionals who have been identified by their organisation as someone to watch for the future.

We’re delighted to announce that the very first winner of this new award is:

Matthew Burrows, HR Support Assistant, Serco Local & Regional Government, Lincoln

Membership

Nichola Mann, Service Manager – People & OD Brentwood Borough Council and Rochford District Council and a PPMA Excellence in People Management Gold Award Winner talks about what she gets from being a member of our Association.

Current Members include: 

Antrim and Newtonabbey Borough Council

Ards and North Down Borough Council

Armagh City, Bambridge & Craigavon BC

Acivico Group

Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils

Basildon Borough Council

Braintree District Council

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Bedford Borough Council

Belfast City Council

Birmingham City Council

Blackburn with Darwen

Blackpool Council

Bolton Council

Bracknell Forest District Council

Breckland District Council

Brentwood Borough Council

Bristol City Council

British Transport Police

Buckinghamshire Council

Bury Council

Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority

Castlepoint Borough Council

Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

Central Bedfordshire Council

Chelmsford City Council

City of Bradford

City of London Corporation

City of York Council

Colchester Borough Council

Cumberland Council

Derbyshire County Council

Derry City & Strabane District Council

Devon County Council

Doncaster Council

Dorset Council

Durham County Council

Ealing Council

East of England Local Government Association

East Sussex Council

Epping Forest District Council

Essex County Council

Fenland District Council

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council

Financial Ombudsman Service

Gedling Borough Council

Gloucestershire County Council

Government of Jersey

Great Manchester Combined Authority (including Fire and Rescue) GMCA

Harlow Council

Halton Borough Council

Hertfordshire County Council

HM Land Registry

Kent County Council

Kingston & Sutton Councils

LABC (Local Authority Building Control)

Lancashire County Council

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority

Leeds City Council

Leicester City Council

Leicestershire County Council

Lincolnshire County Council

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council

Local Government Association (LGA)

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

London Borough of Bromley

London Borough of Enfield

London Borough of Hackney

London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

London Borough of Haringey

London Borough of Harrow

London Borough of Hillingdon

London Borough of Hounslow

London Borough of Islington

London Borough of Lambeth

London Borough of Lewisham

London Borough of Tower Hamlets

London Borough of Waltham Forest

London Councils

Maldon District Council

Manchester City Council

Mid and East Antrim District Council

Mid Ulster District Council

New Forest District Council

National Audit Office

Newry, Mourne & Down DC

Norfolk County Council

North Yorkshire Council

North West Employers

Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service

Northumberland County Council

Nottinghamshire County Council

Oldham Council

oneSource

Opus People Solutions

Oxfordshire County Council

Reigate & Banstead District Council

Rochford District Council

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Salford City Council

Sandwell Council

Sheffield City Council

Shropshire Council

SOLACE Enterprises

Somerset County Council

Southend on Sea Borough Council

South Norfolk Council

St Albans City and District Council

St Helens Borough Council

Staffordshire County Council

Stevenage Borough Council

Stockport County Council

Suffolk County Council

Swindon Borough Council

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Tendring District Council

The Local Government Staff Commission for Northern Ireland

Thurrock Borough Council

Together for Children, Sunderland

Trafford Council

Transport for Greater Manchester TfGM

Trueman Change

Uttlesford District Council

Walsall Council

Warwickshire County Council

Westmorland and Furness

West of England Combined Authority

West Suffolk Council

West Sussex County Council

Westminster City Council

Wigan Council

Wokingham Borough Council

Worcestershire County Council