Shortlist announced for the Workpays Champion Awards 2022

The Workpays Champion Awards are our annual awards ceremony celebrating the big difference that Workpays makes across all of our local communities. This years’ awards are for any individuals, organisations, and partners who we have worked with since the start of August 2021 to the end of July 2022.

With hundreds of individuals across England having been nominated, we’re delighted to announce the shortlist of the 2022 Workpays Champion Awards!

You can join us at your local Workpays centre for a watch party to find out the winners of these awards. Snacks and refreshments will also be provided. Book now through Eventbrite. Alternatively, you can book through Eventbrite to join virtually.

The shortlist

Participant of the Year

Individuals who have gone above and beyond what was expected from them.

24 and under

  • Irrej Fatima
  • Brandon Wragg
  • Lucy Bower


  • James Brown
  • Alan Swain
  • Robert Collins

Star Journey of the Year

Individuals who have, in the face of incredible personal difficulties, undertaken a life-changing, transformative journey.

24 and under

  • George Malkin
  • Lilly Goddard
  • Tom Rolinson


  • Jennifer McHale
  • Lee Gardiner
  • Zsanett Zadecki

Apprentice of the Year

Individuals who have gone above and beyond in their workplace and with their apprenticeship programme, making a positive impression on everyone they’ve collaborated with.

  • Kirsty Dobie
  • Tabith Rice
  • Mohammed Aslam
  • Katy Arnold

Employer of the Year

Employers who work collaboratively with Workpays to develop and deliver outstanding skills development and/or recruitment campaigns that enable individuals to achieve high-quality, long-lasting outcomes.

  • The Cooperative Bank
  • Brunts Charity
  • West Midland Safari Park

Partner of the Year

Recognising the hard work and passion of partners who go above and beyond to support individuals in their local community.


  • Worcestershire Children’s First
  • Prospects
  • Stepnell

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