Leathwaite’s core purpose is to ‘create meaningful change through exceptional people’.

Leathwaite’s exceptional team, who, through their on-going commitment to our core purpose, have enabled the company to receive an increasing number of global, national and industry-specific business awards in recognition of our volunteering activities, charity work, internal culture and overall performance. Below, we have highlighted a number of the recent awards we are most proud of.

2020 AESC Community Award Winner

In 2020 Leathwaite won AESC’s coveted global award for its commitment to community service and voluntary work with charitable causes.

Representing over 16,000 consultants, spanning 1,450+ offices in over 70 countries, the AESC truly represents the global executive search and leadership talent community. Leathwaite was extremely proud to be named as the sole winner of the 2020 AESC Community award for the continuous and innovative charity and volunteering initiatives the company continued to participate in throughout the global pandemic lockdown. Leathwaite’s staff were able to offer essential support during this critical time.

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2021 Top 30 London Small Companies to Work For & Top 100 UK Small Companies to Work For

The Best Companies to Work For lists, published annually in the Times and Sunday Times, are largely considered to be the most in-depth assessment of which companies offer the very best workplaces for employees within the UK.

In 2021 Leathwaite has been recognised for excellent employee satisfaction on two of the key Best Companies Lists – The UK’s 100 Best Small Companies to Work For, and London’s 30 Best Small Companies to Work For.

The Best Companies to Work For Lists and Best Companies Accreditation are a recognised standard in workplace engagement, with specific categories for small organisations, medium-sized organisations, large organisations and Not For Profit organisations.

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2020 Business Culture Awards Finalist

The Business Culture Awards receive an incredible range of entries each year from companies all displaying an incredible commitment to developing and maintaining their company culture in order to provide diverse, inclusive and engaging workplaces.

Leathwaite was nominated as finalists for the Business Culture Award 2020 for our use of Corporate Social Responsibility to drive our internal business culture. Our ‘Going the Distance’ campaign engaged staff throughout all of our global office locations, whilst also raising essential funds for our charity partners.

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2020 Women in Finance Advocate of the Year

Leathwaite was extremely proud when one of the companies directors, Amy Mitchell, was named as a winner of the 2020 Women in Finance Awards, for Advocate of Year.

This award highlights women who have gone out of their way to encourage more female representation in senior levels whilst also reducing barriers to growth for women in financial services. Amy is passionate about encouraging more female grass roots talent to enter financial services within technology careers and champions this cause by driving relationships for Girls Who Code and Tech She Can.

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Katie Hevey – DataIQ100 Influencer

Leathwaite’s Katie Hevey has been named one of the top 25 influencers in data and analytics in the DataIQ100 2020 awards.

The first and only fully-curated power list of the most influential data and analytics practitioners. Since 2014, DataIQ has been tracking the rise of chief data officers, chief analytics officers, data scientists, data governance experts and the leaders of key vendors and service providers. Inclusion in the DataIQ 100 is a notable badge of honour that is widely referenced by the individuals who make the cut.

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2019 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 company

Leathwaite has been featured in the 2019 Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 ranks Britain’s mid-market private companies with the fastest-growing international sales.

Companies had to be registered in the UK and be independent, unquoted and ultimate holding companies. They are ranked according to the compound annual growth (CAGR) in their international sales over the latest two financial years.

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