Staff Thanks and Recognition Scheme


Members of the public, Councillors and colleagues can nominate staff who they think have gone above and beyond in their role throughout the year.

Nominations usually open in mid-July and close in mid-September.

The categories of nomination include:

  • Exceptional Partnership Working
  • Innovator of the Year
  • Learner of the Year.

Everyone nominated under the scheme is invited to an event held at a local venue with their Director, where they receive their letter of recognition and a STARS lapel pin.

A STARS panel also select outstanding representatives from each category who have made outstanding contributions in their nominated category. The people selected by the STARS panel are invited to attend a special evening event to celebrate their success.

Recent sponsors of the awards include Capita, Tusker, Gatenby Sanderson and Sodexo.