The Vintners' Best Practice Awards
About the Award
This award celebrates Companies that demonstrate best practice in one (or more) of three key business areas:
- People (including recruitment, diversity, appraisals, training, mentoring, staff wellbeing and benefits)
- Sustainability and stewardship (demonstrating clear sustainability and strong stewardship practices)
- Innovation (for people or companies moving the wine industry forward in imaginative and forward thinking ways)
How to Apply
Please supply a written submission no longer than 1,500 words. Remember you can focus on as many of three key business areas as you like. Make sure that you outline the following:
People – the judges will be looking for evidence of:
- a strong recruitment policy including pro-actively make roles available to those who may have made other career choices either through a paid internship programme, apprenticeships or other.
- a robust people management system including appraisals, training and development programmes and mentoring
- a strong wellbeing culture embedded within the business including flexible working hours and other wellbeing benefits
Sustainability and stewardship – judges will be looking for evidence of:
- sustainable business practices including biodiversity, organic farming, water management, use of renewable energy, recycling initiatives etc.
Innovation – judges will be looking for evidence of:
- innovation in relevant business areas:
- product, packaging, marketing, market impact
- business management, technology, sustainability
- Applications for this award may only be submitted using the form below.
- The uploaded attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
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