Leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP is celebrating success following the APSCo Awards for Excellence, where it was named Affiliate Member of the Year.
The APSCo Awards for Excellence are the most prestigious accolade in professional recruitment, celebrating outstanding achievements in the sector. The Affiliate Member of the Year accolade is awarded to the member that has most consistently demonstrated the professional values, exceptional performance and support of fellow members associated with APSCo membership, throughout the past 12 months.
The award was given in recognition of the firm’s passion for the sector, which is consistently backed up by meaningful actions. Of specific note was its commitment to the Executive MBA programme for the professional recruitment sector – a programme which is fundamental in helping to further professionalise the sector.
Commenting on the award, Justin Rix, partner and head of people advisory, said: “We are absolutely delighted to receive this award and that our ongoing commitment to professional skills development has been recognised. We’re extremely proud to have partnered with APSCo and Cranfield School of Management to develop a specialist Executive MBA (Human Capital) programme for talent and recruitment professionals, helping to develop and inspire the sectors’ future leaders.”
Keely Woodley, partner and head of human capital practice, Grant Thornton UK LLP, added: “APSCo do an incredibly important job of supporting the human capital sector; from a reputational, legislative and human perspective. As the leading professional services adviser to the recruitment sector, from mergers and acquisitions to audit and tax, we’re dedicated to supporting APSCo in providing expert advice and guidance and are honoured to have been named Affiliate Member of the Year.’