AECCFind out more
Developing the Young Workforce (DYW)Find out more
Developing the Young Workforce (DYW)
Developing the Young Workforce North-east Scotland is the vital link between businesses and schools to engage, inspire and develop the region’s future workforce.
DYW helps educators and businesses to work together as co-investors to create a skilled and ready-for-work workforce.
Aberdeenshire CouncilFind out more
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Aberdeen City CouncilFind out more
Aberdeen City Council
Balmoral GroupFind out more
Established in 1980, Balmoral is a diverse privately-owned operation specialising in subsea buoyancy, flotation, insulation, elastomer and renewable energy products; civil & environmental engineering liquid storage/treatment solutions and property development.
At Group HQ in Aberdeen the company has invested in a pioneering subsea product design and manufacturing facility that includes laboratory, design engineering, production, project management and testing facilities that are unrivalled in the industry.
Balmoral Tanks runs a highly specialised design and manufacturing business providing hot press GRP and steel sectional tanks as well as cylindrical steel tanks for the global water storage and fire-fighting sectors. The company also designs and produces efusion® and digestore® epoxy coated and concrete tanks respectively for the water, wastewater and anaerobic digestion markets.
Balmoral Park Ltd is the company’s property development division. Covering some 18 acres Balmoral Business Park is home to three auto dealerships; Audi, Mini and Nissan, and features a 40,500sq ft high-specification office pavilion.
These individual business units are run by defined management and operations teams that are wholly responsible for their unit’s profit and loss activity.
The Group is dedicated to a policy of continuous improvement and to providing the highest quality of products on a global basis.www.balmoral-group.com
CALA Homes (North)Find out more
CALA Homes (North)
Lifetime Achievement Award Sponsorhttps://www.cala.co.uk/
IOSHFind out more
Excellence in Health & Safety Sponsor
IOSH is the chartered body for health and safety professionals. With more than 44,000 members in 100 countries, we're the world's largest professional health and safety organisation. We set standards, and support, develop and connect our members with resources, guidance, events and training. We're the voice of the profession, and campaign on issues that affect millions of working people. IOSH was founded in 1945 and is a registered charity with international NGO status.http://www.iosh.co.uk/
James Gibb Residential FactorsFind out more
James Gibb Residential Factors
Excellence in Customer Service
At James Gibb residential factors our aim is to provide customers with an exemplary service package in order that, together, we can maintain and enhance the communities in which they live. Integrity is at the heart of everything we do; transparency, honesty and open communications serve to enhance the trust built between us and our customers. Professional relationships are built on trust and this is enhanced by the clarity we offer in all aspects of our business. Our goal is to ‘get it right first time, on time, every time’.
Sponsoring the “Excellence in Customer Service” Category is a perfect fit for our company, we are honored to be sponsoring an award which will be given to a company who excels in customer service.http://www.jamesgibb.co.uk/
MacDonald Pittodrie House HotelFind out more
MacDonald Pittodrie House Hotel
MacDonald Pittodrie House Hotel is a 27 Bedroom, 4 star hotel in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire.
The hotel has a restaurant, bar, and banqueting facilities available for conference, leisure and wedding business.http://www.macdonald-hotels.co.uk/Pittodrie
Mattioli WoodsFind out more
Mattioli Woods is a leading provider of wealth management and employee benefits services. We employ circa 500 people throughout our Aberdeen, Glasgow, Leicester, London, Newmarket, Preston, Buckingham and Solihull offices and hold over £6 billion of assets under advice and administration.
Over the years we have built a reputation for employee benefits, particularly from our base in Aberdeen, and believe that the attraction, motivation and retention of staff are key drivers in any benefits package. Through our employee benefit division we design, implement and administer benefit packages for all sizes of employers from 10 to 10,000 staff both in the UK and internationally.
In our wealth management division, we provide integrated services for individuals, embracing pension consultancy, with a strong specialism in self-invested personal pension schemes and small self-administered pension schemes; personal investment and estate planning.
The key difference between Mattioli Woods and many of our larger competitors is our hands-on, tailored approach to financial advice. There is a genuine focus on providing the highest level of personal advice and maintaining close relationships with all clients, which has led to high levels of satisfaction, retention and referrals.
As a local business, we are keen to recognise outstanding talent and are honoured to be sponsoring The Northern Star Awards.
For more information visit the Mattioli Woods website.
OGTCFind out more
Commitment to Innovative Use of Research and Development Sponsorhttps://theogtc.com/
Redwave AcademyFind out more
RedWave is a service provider specialising in supplying personnel for both onshore and offshore Drilling, Production, Marine Contracting, Renewable Energy and Construction & Maintenance activities. The quality of our service has enabled RedWave to forge lasting relationships, both with our clients and with the professionals we supply on a contract or temporary basis.
The Redwave Academy is an extension of our personnel services which supports SME’s in providing placements for apprentices (Modern Apprenticeships and Graduate Learning Apprenticeships) through a fixed or shared approach. By providing both host company support through procedures, funding and student management as well as the apprentices through mentoring and onsite support. Redwave Academy makes working with apprenticeships easy.http://www.redwave.co.uk/
Robert Gordon UniversityFind out more
Robert Gordon University
Student Placement Category Sponsor
A dynamic and contemporary institution, Robert Gordon University has achieved international recognition for its quality, professional education and highly skilled graduates.
The university continually builds upon close relationships with companies, research institutes, professional institutions and government bodies to ensure course content remains aligned to rapidly changing industry requirements.
Through regular interaction with industry and the inclusion of work placements in 90 per cent of our undergraduate courses, the university ensures that it continues to produce job-ready graduates year after year. As a result of the university’s dedication to employability, the university has developed the Talent Exchange programme which connects local businesses with talented students across the university. This is consistently reflected in league tables, with accolades including: ‘RGU is one of the top UK Universities for postgraduate employability, with a 97 per cent employment rate’ (HESA Destination of UK Leavers’ Survey 2013 - 2014), ‘Top University for Graduate jobs in the UK’ (HESA, 2014) and ‘Robert Gordon University remains one of the top performing modern universities in Britain’ (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2014).
Delivery is designed with flexibility in mind. Part time, blended learning and supported online study options allow students to fit their education around today’s busy life.
RGU's Business Development team offers expertise and unique business solutions in sectors ranging from oil and gas to pharmacy and IT. Supporting businesses with education, training, consultancy, competency and capability assurance, research commercialisation and collaboration, we can help companies of all sizes to prosper.
XICFind out more
XIC has been providing creative communications solutions since 1986. Headquartered in Aberdeen, we deliver professional print services to organisations throughout the north-east and beyond. Our experienced team combine creative design, marketing and print production expertise, working closely with clients to achieve optimum results. Attuned to the needs of the energy industry, we specialise in printed safety materials, tender enhancement and reprographics.
Regardless of the size and scope of your project, XIC aims to get to know you, your business and its clients so that we can deliver the best possible solution. Whether your next job is a batch of business cards or a $10m tender proposal, we'll ensure your materials make the right impression.
Over the years, we've been fortunate enough to work with every type of business imaginable. We'll bring experience to your next project however we also have our finger firmly on the pulse of industry trends.http://www.xic.com/
As we approach this year's awards dinner, XIC would like to take this opportunity to wish all 2017 finalists the best of luck.