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Entries open for Employer of the Year Award

21 January 2014

IMG_9143-001Entries are now welcome for the Employer of the Year at 2014’s RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence.

The Employer of the Year Award was set up to recognise outstanding achievement and commitment to learning and development by employers who have been accredited as RTPI Learning Partners.

This award is open to employers who have been accredited as RTPI Learning Partners and can demonstrate excellence in learning and development for their planning staff and how this activity is adding value to the profession, the organisation and the individuals.

Cath Ranson, RTPI President, said: "The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence Employer of the Year award celebrates the very best of employers in the planning world. This award is the opportunity for our accredited partners to be celebrated for the contribution and commitment they make towards learning and development.”

Entrants may wish to draw attention to their:

  • graduate development schemes
  • competency frameworks
  • professional development review schemes
  • series of training events
  • e-learning programmes
  • knowledge sharing initiatives
  • internships/work experience schemes

The RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence exists to celebrate the contribution that planners and planning make to society, to highlight exceptional examples of planning and to inspire others to achieve the same high standards.

The Awards aim to promote the science and art of planning for the benefit of the public, demonstrate the positive impact planning has on our quality of life, celebrate professional expertise and disseminate new models and examples of best practice

If you would like to discuss a possible entry please contact awards@rtpi.org.uk.

The deadline for entries is 4.30pm on Friday 25 April 2014.