NHS Business Services Authority, which has headquarters in Newcastle, has come third in the Top 50 of the Inspiring Workplaces Awards and won a a special award for inclusion.

The Top 50 Inspiring Workplaces from across Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA) were counted down at the award ceremony last night by the presenter, comedian Danny Wallace.

Brands both big and small featured and included Al Jazeera; the BBC; BUPA; Places for People and many others.

The Top 5 Inspiring Workplaces across each business category were also announced and special recognition winners were announced for outstanding work across Culture & Purpose; Leadership; Wellbeing; Inclusion; Communication; and Experience.

Michael Brodie, Chief Executive at the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) commented: “We are thrilled to be presented with this award which demonstrates our passion for our people and is testament to what a great place NHSBSA is to work. This could not be possible without all of my colleagues and their hard work. We are going from strength-to-strength, as last year we won the gold award for inspiring communications.”

Founder of Inspiring Workplaces, Matt Manners said: “We have been recognising organisations and the inspirational people within them for over eight years now. This year, we wanted to evolve the awards to represent the way the world of work is evolving too. Congratulations to all the finalists. We can’t wait to share these stories and promote the inspirational work you are doing day-in-day-out.”

To find out more about the awards visit https://www.inspiring-workplaces.com/awards/.