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Stonegate wins award for use of digital media

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Stonegate wins award for use of digital media

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Stonegate has won an HR award for its use of digital and social media - the third year in a row it has been honoured.

The 2016 Distinction for Innovative use of Digital or Social media was awarded at Birmingham ICC on 3 February, adding to previous awards  for people development and innovative use of technology.

The award was given for the success of ‘Albert’s App’, launched last year in conjuction with CPL Training​ and used by 40% of the company’s 12,500 employees.

Judges recognised the transformation in employee training and engagement, through real-time, digital communication. The App hosts all company information, training videos and individuals training programmes.

Simon Longbottom, CEO, said: “It's a great honour for Stonegate to have been recognised at the HR distinction awards for three successive years. It reflects both the commitment we have to developing our people, and the outstanding efforts that our Managers put in to identifying and nurturing talent.'

Jon Perkins, success coach for Stonegate, also achieved highly commended as HR Rising Star of the Year. Perkins has created the company’s successful accelerator programme for high potential deputy managers.

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