COACHING AT WORK AWARDS 2019: THE RESULTS ARE IN

A host of coaching and mentoring practitioners received accolades for their contributions in the 2019 Coaching at Work Awards, in what was one of the toughest years for judging given the high quality of those nominated. The winners were: Jonathan Passmore, Eve Turner and Marta Filipiak(Best Article/s) Charmaine Kwame (Internal Coaching/Mentoring Champion) Jeremy Gomm (External Coaching/Mentoring Champion) Peter Welch (Contributions to Coaching Supervision) Fiona Adamson (Lifetime Achievement) David Gray (Posthumous Lifetime Achievement). Gray’s son, Dan Gray, accepted the award and gave a moving speech. Gina Lodge, CEO at coach training and consultancy business, the Academy of Executive Coaching (AoEC), announced […]

COACHING AT WORK AWARDS 2019: THE RESULTS

There was plenty of cause for celebration on 3 July at the Coaching at Work Awards ceremony in London. It was another tough year for judging, with many deserving people on the shortlists to choose from. The ceremony took place after the Coaching at Work annual conference at the Holiday Inn, Bloomsbury. One of the highlights was the acceptance speech of David Gray’s Posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award by his son, Dan Gray. The awards reception was sponsored by the Academy of Executive Coaching.   The process Coaching at Work team pulls together a shortlist of nominees in consultation with leaders […]

Coaching at Work’s 2019 Awards Shortlist

Internal Coaching/Mentoring Champion Criteria Championing coaching/mentoring within their organisation Raising standards and innovating within their organisation But also external-facing, contributing beyond the organisation to the wider field, taking part in cross-organisational/body groups etc   Angie Price, Executive Development Manager, Associated British Foods Clare Allen, Head of Coaching, KPMG Sharon Bancroft, Eversheds Sunderland Hannah Datema, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Trust Nicki Hickson, Director of Coaching, EY Charmaine Kwame, NHS National Leadership Academy Sophie Turner, Pinsent Masons   External Coaching/Mentoring Champion Criteria Generous with their time, energy and thinking for the greater good of coaching/mentoring, and those they serve Contributing to […]

COACHING AT WORK 2019 AWARDS: HAVE YOUR SAY

Preparations for this year’s Coaching at Work awards are underway, and once again we’d love to hear your thoughts as to who deserves to win. The categories, and criteria, are: Internal Coaching/Mentoring Champion Championing coaching/mentoring within their organisation Raising standards and innovating within their organisation But also external-facing, contributing beyond the organisation to the wider field, taking part in cross-organisational/body groups, etc External Coaching/Mentoring Champion Generous with their time, energy and thinking for the greater good of coaching/mentoring, and those they serve Contributing to raising standards Innovating and challenging thinking Contributions to Coaching Supervision Helping to promote and foster debate around supervision […]

COACHING AT WORK ANNUAL CONFERENCE, LONDON, 4 JULY 2018 – COACHING AT WORK 2018 AWARDS: THE RESULTS ARE IN

The winners of this year’s Coaching at Work Awards are Tim Dench, Anne Hathaway, Eve Turner, Edna Murdoch and Louise Sheppard. The award results were announced by editor Liz Hall at a ceremony at the end of the annual Coaching at Work conference in London on 4 July. It was followed by a reception sponsored by online training provider The Wisdom Tree Academy to celebrate the awards. Craig G Howe from The Wisdom Tree Academy congratulated winners and those highly commended, giving a plaque to the winners and a certificate to those highly commended. “It’s been really tough for the […]

COACHING AT WORK AWARDS 2018: THE RESULTS

Our annual Coaching at Work Awards took place in London on 4 July following our conference. The Awards acknowledged and celebrated both well-established and more recent contributions to the profession. Liz Hall reports This year’s Coaching at Work Awards recognised long-standing contributors to the coaching profession, including Edna Murdoch and Eve Turner, but also acknowledged efforts and achievements by those newer to the industry such as schoolteacher Victoria Niroomand-Rad. This year’s award winners are: Tim Dench (Internal Coaching/Mentoring Champion 2018 Award), Anne Hathaway (External Coaching/Mentoring Champion 2018 Award), Eve Turner (Contributions to Coaching Supervision 2018 Award), Edna Murdoch (Lifetime Achievement […]

COACHING AT WORK AWARDS 2017: THE RESULTS

Our 7th annual Coaching at Work Awards took place in London on 5 July. Coaches and mentors from our growing industry came together to celebrate a year of achieve. Liz Hall reports This year’s Coaching at Work Awards saw Maria Symeon, Steve Ridgley, Claire Breeze, Alison Hodge, Peter Duffell and Carmelina Lawton-Smith win awards for their contributions to the coaching profession. Those highly commended were Ellen Peters, Annette Fillery-Travis, David Clutterbuck and Doug MacKie and Anne Welsh. The awards were announced by editor Liz Hall at a ceremony at the end of the annual Coaching at Work conference in London on […]

COACHING AT WORK AWARD WINNERS 2017

PRESS RELEASE – 11 July 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A host of movers and shakers received accolades for their contributions to the coaching profession, at this year’s Coaching at Work Awards.   The awards were announced by editor Liz Hall at a ceremony at the end of the annual Coaching at Work conference in London on 5 July, which was then followed by a reception sponsored by Erickson Coaching International to celebrate the awards.   Award winners were given a plaque if they got ‘first `prize’ and a certificate if they came second (Highly commended). A full conference report, with photographs of the […]

BREXIT – TWO OPINIONS

Brexit: let’s get unstuck Just over a year on from the EU Referendum, Alison Whybrow explores how we can make sense of Brexit   Hard Brexit, soft Brexit, the collapse of Brexit talks: the UK general election results on Friday 9 June have sent the uncertainty around Brexit into hyperspace. A quick Google search just after Article 50 was triggered by Prime Minister Theresa May, yielded these headlines on 31 March 2017: ‘Brexit is a tragedy, but there’s much more we can do before the final act’ The Guardian ‘EU tells UK: We will not punish you. Brexit is punishment enough’ […]

RESEARCH MATTERS – MAKING ETHICAL DECISIONS: AN EVALUATION AND A PROPOSITION

Dr Ioanna Iordanou of Oxford Brookes University Business School and author of Values and Ethics in Coaching, discusses the challenges of Codes of Ethics and proposes a systemic approach to an ethical coaching practice Over the past two decades, coaching has seen global exponential growth. Yet, unlike other relevant ‘helping’ professions, such as medicine, nursing, social work and psychology, coaching continues to remain largely unregulated. As a result, ethical standards of professional practice are primarily self-imposed and no coach is obliged to comply with any specific code of ethics if he or she does not wish to do so (Iordanou […]