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Government of Jersey and national award for HR team (FOI)

Government of Jersey and national award for HR team (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 04 January 2024.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



How many categories did the Government of Jersey enter in the 2023 National Award for HR team of the Year? 


Whose decision was it to enter this competition? 


Who signed off the expenses for all of this? 


What was the total cost to the Government of Jersey for the entries, time spent preparing entry documentation, all travel expenses, accommodation, delegate attendee tickets, all other expenses? Please provide split per item.


What other 'pay to enter' competitions does the Government of Jersey take part in? 


One of the rules associated with this competition is that the entrants obtain written permission from any owner of the supporting material they are wishing to upload, including things like PowerPoint presentations; who gave written permission on behalf of the Government of Jersey? 



Three: Human Resources Team of the Year, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) and Early in Careers. 


Mark Grimley, former Chief People & Transformation Officer.


The cost of this was signed off by the former Chief People & Transformation Officer.


Please see the table below for the costs for the Personnel Today Awards Event in November 2023:

Cost of three entries @ £270 each​


Cost of time spent preparing entries


Flight and train costs


Travel cost (time)


Accommodation costs


Table of 10


Other costs


Total Costs



The People and Corporate Services Organisational Development team entered the HR Excellence Awards (in 1 category – HR Team of the Year) in 2023.

The Prison Service entered “It’s a Knockout” competition and Touch Rugby. 

No record is held as to any other ‘pay to enter’ awards competitions being entered into during 2023 by the Government or States of Jersey.


Mark Grimley, former Chief People & Transformation Officer.​

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