Kennedy Scott named as finalists for the 2019 ERSA Employability Awards

It has been another good year for Kennedy Scott in the ERSA Employability Awards, with all of our nominations shortlisted for the finals. We have ourselves been shortlisted for the Disability and Health Award, and our nomination for SETAS for Partner of the Year Award has also been shortlisted.

Now in its seventh year, the ERSA Employability Awards celebrate best practice across the employment support sector and seek to demonstrate the day-to-day hard work and dedication of those working to improve the lives of jobseekers, communities and the wider workforce.

The 2019 ERSA Employability Awards received over 150 entries from across the UK. This year’s submissions were judged by an all-star panel, consisting of internationally recognised political thinker and Director of ResPublica, Phillip Blond, editor of The Sun’s employment page, Jane Hamilton, senior civil servant at the Department for Work and Pensions, Mark Staley, and Winner of Adviser of the Year in the 2018 awards, Tanya Weston of Genius Within.

Teresa Scott OBE, CEO said:

I am delighted that for the second year in a row all our nominations have been shortlisted for the finals in this year’s ERSA awards, this goes to show the hard work and dedication we at Kennedy Scott put into everything we do. As a prime for the Specialist Employability Support programme we dedicate ourselves to helping those that have the biggest disadvantage when trying to find employment, and just recently we have also gained the Disability Confident Leader status showing our commitment to practice what we preach. I am also extremely happy that SETAS have being shortlisted for the Partner of the Year Award; they have contributed a lot since coming onto the Help to Work programme and continue to produce some fantastic results.

Winners of the awards will be announced at a special ceremony in June being held at The Rooms in Regents Park, with Alok Sharma, the Minister for Employment attending the awards. We look forward to an evening of celebration alongside all other worthy finalists.