Date/Time
Date(s) - 12/07/2024
6:00 pm



Workplace Champions celebrates the leading places to work, live, and thrive in the PR and Communications industry.

These awards aim to highlight the agencies and in-house teams that go the extra mile to establish positive and inclusive working environments for colleagues, as well as showcasing organisations that practice what they preach, leading by example to deliver equal opportunities and positive experiences for all their stakeholders.

Organisations recognised as Workplace Champions will prove their commitment to ensuring employees feel heard, valued, and respected across all levels of seniority.


Key Dates

  • Entry Deadline: Friday, 28th June, 2024
  • Winner Announcement: Thursday, 18th July, 2024

What does it take to be a Workplace Champion?

You must demonstrate the following four key attributes:

Employee welfare

How do you prioritise the wellbeing of your employees?

  • Professional development: Do you have a CPD plan? Do you ensure that your employees are given ongoing training?
  • Employee care: How do you support your employee’s mental and physical welfare?
  • How do you engage with ethnically diverse employees and do you track retention and progression of diverse groups?
  • Maternity/paternity leave: What is your approach to maternity/paternity leave?
  • Gender Pay Gap and Ethnicity Pay Gap: Do you report your pay gaps and are you taking action to address them?

Account management

Are you mindful of the moral aspects of the communications work that you do? Are your employees encouraged to express their own ethical concerns?

  • Conscientiousness: Does your agency have a moral code with regards to who you will or won’t represent? Can employees be excused from working on accounts they are not comfortable with?
  • What is your position on supplier diversity?
  • Charitable endeavours: Do you undertake any pro bono work? Can your employees do so?

Recruitment and retention

How do you ensure that interview candidates are sourced from the broadest pool? How do you ensure that interns are given valuable, structured internships?

  • Do you monitor the recruitment and progression of diverse groups?
  • How do you ensure candidates for roles are sourced from the broadest pool?
  • Internships: How do you treat your interns? Are they paid?

Business practices

What structures do you have in place to ensure that the way that you do business is as ethical as possible?

  • Accountability: What do you do to inform and educate employee on the code(s) of conduct that you follow? How does this feature in your inductions for new-joiners? PRCA ethics code?
  • Transparency: Where relevant, are you transparent about your account work and business activities.
  • Footprint: How do you handle your company’s environmental footprint?

Fees

Participants are required to submit up to 1,000 words addressing all four areas to offer a comprehensive insight into the ethical stance of the agency. Please ensure that you include at least one concrete example in each of the four areas.

To enter the awards, please send your submission to apaccomms@prca.global by the final deadline.

  • PRCA Member Entry Fee: S$300
  • Non-Member Entry Fee: S$400

Categories

The Workplace Champions Awards feature six categories:

  1. Very Small Agency: 1 – 5 employees
  2. Small Agency: 5 – 15 employees
  3. Medium Agency: 15 – 30 employees
  4. Large Agency: 30 – 60 employees
  5. Very Large Agency: More than 60 employees
  6. In-house Team

Interested in Sponsorship?

We are seeking strategic partners to support the Workplace Champions event. For more information on available sponsorship packages, please reach out to Tara.Munis@prca.global.

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Non-Member 400.00$

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