Unsung Hero

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WINNER: Eric Connor, The Nicholson Group


RUNNER UP: Simon Hopper, Sage UK




Best Apprentice

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WINNER: Anna Donaldson, Nifco UK


RUNNER UP: Emily Middlemas, Sage UK




Outstanding Service

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WINNER: Stephanie Taylor Birch, The New Northumbria Hotel

RUNNER UP: David McGurn, Portrack Lane Bed Centre



Team of the Year

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WINNER: HR Team, Nifco UK


RUNNER UP: Employer Engagement Team, Middlesbrough College




Long Service

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WINNER: Alan Robinson, Nifco UK


RUNNER UP: Geoff Hall, Gordon Brown Law Firm




Young Employee

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WINNER: Lee Gray, Ford Engineering


RUNNER UP: Lucy Oliver, Sunderland College





Best Practice

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AS Audio

WINNER: Evolution Academies Team, Evolution LLP


RUNNER UP: Craig Oliver, Sage UK





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WINNER: Nichola Hall, Sage UK

RUNNER UP:Geoff Hall, Gordon Brown Law Firm



PA of the Year

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WINNER: Terri Walker, Vertu Motors


RUNNER UP: Juliet Lawson, Wilton Engineering




Making a Difference in the Community

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WINNER: Matthew Smith, If U Care Share Foundation


RUNNER UP: Nursing Team, Amber North East


The North East Employee of the Year 2016

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Nichola Hall, Sage UK