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Awards and Recognition


  • 2017
  • Sheffield's Apprentice of the Year - Highly Commended, Daniel Roberts (North Midlands & South Yorkshire Apprentice Awards)
  • Large Employer of the Year Winner - Knowhow (North Midlands & South Yorkshire Apprenticeship Awards)
  • 2016
  • Sheffield Business Awards - People Development Award Finalist
  • Barnsley & Rotherham Business Awards - Winner, Committed to People Development

    The Source are delighted to have won the award for Committed to People Development at the Barnsley and Rotherham Business awards which took place at Magna in October.  Commenting on the win, Chief Executive, Ann Cadman said, "We are delighted ... Read More

  • Investors in People Gold Re-accreditation
  • Tom Bloom, Apprentice of the Year Finalist

    Tom Bloom is down to the final ten for a national award. The 23-year-old is hoping he won’t divide the judges in the People 1st Apprentice of the Year category at the Retail Week Rising Stars Awards, one of the most anticipated events on the ret ... Read More

  • British Land recognised with 2016 Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    British Land has been recognised as a winner of the 2016 Queen's Award for Enterprise. This has been awarded to the company as part of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday honours and is the UK’s highest accolade for business success. The Awa ... Read More

  • National Apprenticeship Awards - Highly Commended, April Bell
  • 2015
  • Yorkshire and Humberside National Apprenticeship Awards – Advanced Apprentice of the Year (April Bell)

    Source apprentice, April Bell from Monica F Hewitt, has beaten off competition from entrants across the region to win the Yorkshire and the Humber final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2015. April, 21, who works as an apprentice at Monica F ... Read More

  • People 1st Awards - Retail Intermediate Apprentice Award (Jenna Unwin)

    Jenna Unwin, aged 17, has won a prestigious award from People 1st;  the skills and workforce development charity for employers in the hospitality, tourism, leisure, travel, passenger transport and retail industries after being nominated by her t ... Read More

  • Winner of Shining Star Award - Shannon Swift
  • 2014
  • Yorkshire and Humberside National Apprenticeship Awards – Newcomer Large Employer of the Year (KNOWHOW)

    KNOWHOW are celebrating after winning the regional award for Newcomer Large Employer of the Year in the Yorkshire and Humberside National Apprenticeship Awards 2014 at the prestigious awards ceremony, which was held at the Carriageworks Theatre in Le ... Read More

  • Be Inspired Awards – Award for Positive Impact on Business
  • Sheffield Business Awards – Community Investment

    Local training provider The Source Skills Academy beat off the competition at the awards evening last Thursday, winning the Amey Community Investment award which recognises the voluntary or third sector partnership that has made the most notable impr ... Read More

  • 2013
  • Yorkshire Training Partnership Work Based Learning Awards – Learner of the Year (Matt Webster)
  • 2012
  • Yorkshire Training Partnership Work Based Learning Awards – Invest in Skills Provider of the Year

    The Source Skills Academy is proud to have been awarded 'Invest in Skills Provider of the Year' at the Yorkshire Training Partnership Work Based Learning Awards 2012. The award ceremony, which is designed to recognise work based learning providers ... Read More

  • Sheffield Business Awards – Young Business Person of the Year (Mike Denby)
  • Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards – Apprentice of the Year Finalist (Matt Webster)
  • 2011
  • Sheffield Star Business Awards – Employer of the Year

    The Source Academy picked up the prize for Employer of the Year at the Sheffield Star Business Awards this month, recognising a strong commitment to staff morale and wellbeing. The Source claimed the coveted prize (sponsored by Kennedys) at the ce ... Read More

  • Working Links – Student of the Year

    Ben Rose, a pre-employment learner at The Source Skills Academy, has received an award for his achievement on the Skills for Jobs programme run by employment and skills experts Working Links with The Source. The Skills For Jobs programme, which fi ... Read More

  • British Land Awards – Outstanding Community Contribution Awards

    Ann Cadman, Director of The Source Skills Academy in Sheffield, has been recognised at the annual British Land Awards, winning the ‘Outstanding Community Contribution Award'. The awards were established by British Land to recognise and celebrate ... Read More

  • Xcel Student of the Year Awards – Kieron Ellis, Apprentice of the Year

    Retail Apprentice with The Source at Meadowhall, Kieron Ellis has been awarded Apprentice of the Year at the Xcel Student of the Year Awards 2010. Xcel Magazine hosted its third awards ceremony, sponsored by Barclay's Capital, with a gala dinner i ... Read More

  • Retail Week Rising Star Awards – HR/Training Professional of the Year

    Laura Guest, HR Trainer at House of Fraser Sheffield, was awarded the HR/Training Professional of the Year award. This category looks for the individual that has managed or developed specific projects or initiatives which has led to the success ... Read More

  • Yorkshire Training Partnerships Work based Learning Awards – Clare Smith, Highly Commended for Employee of the Year.
  • Yorkshire Training Partnerships Work based Learning Awards – Insight UK Highly Commended for Employer of the Year
  • Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards – Finalist in Business Community Impact
  • Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards – Finalist in Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • Sheffield Business Awards – Finalist for Excellence in Skills Award
  • Retail Week Rising Star Awards - Apprentice of the Year (April Bell)
  • Business in the Community – Active Communities Award Re-accreditation
  • Sheffield Star Business Awards – finalist for Excellence in Skills category
  • 2010
  • World Retail Congress Berlin (Retail Futures Award) Winner of Best Window Display

    Sheffield Visual Merchandising Students Best in the World!11th November 2010 Visual merchandising students from Sheffield won the award for Best Window Display at the World RetailCongress in Berlin last week. The Sheffield students were carefully ... Read More

  • Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards – Business of the Year

    The Source Academy picked up the prize for Business of the Year at the Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards on Friday evening. The Source claimed the coveted prize (sponsored by Barnsley Community Solutions) at the ceremony, which took place in ... Read More

  • Master Cutler Charity Awards – Team Achievement of the Year

    The Source picked up the prize for Outstanding Team Achievement Award and was highly commended in the Individual Achievement category at the 2010 Mastercutler Challenge Awards in aid of Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice. The winners in each categor ... Read More

  • Retail Week Rising Star Awards – Retail Tutor of the Year

    The Source picked up the prize for National Skills Academy for Retail Trainer of the Year, and highly commended under the Retail Apprentice of the Year category at the prestigious Skillsmart Retail Rising Stars Awards held at the Grosvenor House Hote ... Read More

  • ICSC Foundation Best of the Best Albert Sussman Award

    The Source at Meadowhall and The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation is proud to announce The Source's success at the ICSC Best-of-the-Best Awards ceremony. The Source at Meadowhall and British Land won the 2010 Albert Suss ... Read More

  • Sheffield Celebration Awards – Contribution award, awarded to David Webber

    Sheffield Showcase Project Scoops Celebration Awards23rd May 2010 The Source's Sheffield Showcase Project has scooped two awards at the Sheffield City Council Celebration of Success Awards. The Awards have been established to recognise outstanding ... Read More

  • Sheffield Celebration Awards – City Award Winners

    The eight Visual Merchandising Apprentices at the Sheffield Showcase were awarded ‘City Award Winners' and were presented with their certificates by Chief Superintendent Simon Torr, celebrating a group of young people who have worked beyond the sch ... Read More

  • Sheffield Night of Honour Awards – Best Business Angel

    The Source at Meadowhall's Penny Stones has been recognised at the Sheffield Night of Honour Awards for her contribution to supporting charities whilst in the workplace.  The Night of Honour Awards honour real people that go the extra mile to ... Read More

  • YTP Work Based Learning Awards – Employee of the Year

    Franca Kelly, Work Based Learning Team Leader and Tutor at The Source, was nominated by her peers due to the impact she has made on the businesses and learners she works with. Franca has worked for The Source for over four years and within that ... Read More

  • YTP Work Based Learning Awards – Employer of the Year (Insight)

    The Source nominated Insight as their employer of the year after Insight pioneered a new scheme in their organisation, introducing young people into their business and collaborating with The Source to support them in their learning and development.&n ... Read More

  • Sheffield Night of Honour Awards – Highly Commended for Best Community Organisation
  • Hospitality Sheffield Awards – Highly Commended in two categories
  • Business in the Community – Active Communities Award Re-accreditation
  • 2009
  • Business Insider Tourism Awards – Small Venue of the Year

    The Source at Meadowhall was awarded the best ‘Small Venue of the Year' at the Yorkshire Business Insider's prestigious Business Tourism Awards 2009.  The Source was up against some of the best small venues in Yorkshire including ... Read More

  • Rotherham Ambassador Awards – Stephanie Battersby

    Stephanie Battersby, a learner from The Source, was appointed a Rotherham Ambassador at the prestigious awards on 2ndJuly 2009. The Rotherham Ambassador Awards are dedicated to people from Rotherham who have overcome barriers to gain employment af ... Read More

  • Business in the Community – Active Communities Award ICSC Foundation European Community Support Award

    The Source at Meadowhall has been announced as the winner of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Foundation European Community Support Award.  The ICSC Foundation Award was established to encourage and recognise outstanding c ... Read More

  • Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies – Number 17

    The Source is celebrating an incredible achievement after being named 17th in The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to work for list.  The results, published on Sunday 1st March saw The Source awarded with a three star accredita ... Read More

  • Hospitality Sheffield Awards – Katrina Ferris winner of Sheffield Smile and Ron Adam winner of Unsung Hero, Nuno DaSilva finalist in the innovator category
  • FIA Flame Awards – Finalist for Club of the Year
  • 2008
  • People Management Award – Finalists in Learning and Development
  • Business in the Community - Employability Award Re-accreditation
  • Business in the Community – Neighbourhood Renewal Award Re-accreditation
  • Star Awards – Finalist for Outstanding Contribution to Workforce Development
  • Star Awards – Finalist for Outstanding provision of Learning Opportunities in Response to Learner Needs
  • FIA Flame Awards – Finalist for Club of the Year
  • 2007
  • The Yorkshire and Humber National Training Awards - Yorkshire and Humber Training Award

    Sheffield's The Source won the Yorkshire and Humber Training Award at the National Training Awards 2007 annual ceremony. Commended as an innovative and unique training and development centre, The Source beat off stiff competition from, among others, ... Read More

  • Business in the Community - Employability Award Re-accreditation
  • Business in the Community – Neighbourhood Renewal Award Re-accreditation
  • The World of Learning Awards – Commendation for Training Innovation
  • 2006
  • World of Learning Awards for Training Venue of the Year

    Sheffield’s The Source was named Training Venue of the Year 2006 at the prestigious, World of Learning Awards ceremony.   Held at the NEC, in Birmingham on 14 November 2006, this national, annual ceremony recognises and rewards organisations ... Read More

  • Business in the Community - Employability Award
  • Business in the Community – Neighbourhood Renewal Award
  • 2004
  • BCSC Purple Apple Marketing Awards for Community Relations
  • ICSC Solal Marketing Awards for Community Relations

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