Annual Excellence Awards

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The CIPPs Annual Excellence Awards are the longest-running, independent awards in the industry. They were established to recognise the important role that payroll and pensions play in the UK economy; especially when you consider the £249 billion* paid to the government through income tax and national insurance contributions.

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How to win an Excellence Award

To give yourself the best chance at winning an Annual Excellence Award, follow our tips and guidance.

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Annual Excellence Awards categories

Take a look at all the categories for our 2021 Annual Excellence Awards

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Annual Excellence Awards rules

Take a look at the rules for nominating for our Annual Excellence Awards.

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Annual conference and Exhibition

The CIPP Annual Conference and Exhibition is taking place from the 6-7 October 2021, and it's the largest independent payroll conference in the UK.

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Event sponsorship opportunities

The CIPP offer sponsorship opportunities at most of our events so see how we can help you promote your business

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Annual Excellence Awards 2020 winners

Take a look at last years winners of these prestigious awards.



* based on income tax and national insurance contributions as shown on Labour market overview, UK - Office for National Statistics ( The data suggests this has fallen by £730,000.


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