28 Sep 2023

2023 APSCo and APSCo OutSource Awards for Excellence winners announced

APSCo OutSource and APSCo UK announced the winners of its coveted Awards for Excellence at an invitation-only lunch today. The annual awards - sponsored by Sonovate and Workwell - celebrate the best in the outsourcing sector and recognises the outstanding achievements of OutSource members and Trusted Partners.

Held at the stunning RIBA venue in West London, the ceremony kicked off with an inspirational presentation from Alexia Cambon, Senior Director, Future of Work Research at Microsoft. Alexia shared her insight into the future of work and how we need to reimagine and rethink the way we operate.

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The 2023 winners are:

APSCo OutSource Leader of the Year
Karina Townley

APSCo OutSource Impact Award

APSCo OutSource Talent Service Partner of the Year

APSCo OutSource MSP of The Year
NHS Professionals

Highly commended: PSR by AMS

APSCo OutSource RPO of The Year
Omni RMS


Melanie Forbes, Managing Director of APSCo OutSource, commented:

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Congratulations once again to all our finalists and amazing winners of the OutSource Awards for Excellence.  As we continue to face a skills crisis, the value the outsourcing sector brings has never been

more important.  The dedication and continuous improvement of the services the outsourcing organisations provide is clearly evidenced by our winners!



APSCo Recruitment Company of the Year £0 – 2 million turnover

APSCo Recruitment Company of the Year £2 – 5 million turnover
Pod Talent

APSCo Recruitment Company of the Year £5 – 10 million turnover
Altum Group

APSCo Recruitment Company of the Year £10 – 50 million turnover
Recruit 121 Group

APSCo Recruitment Company of the Year £50 – 250 million turnover
Gravitas Recruitment Group

APSCo Recruitment Company of the Year over £250 million turnover
NHS Professionals

APSCo Support Service Team of the Year
Sellick Partnership

APSCo Trusted Partner of the Year
6CATS International

APSCo Award for Innovation

APSCo Embrace Award
Signify Technology

Highly Commended: Evenbreak 

APSCo International Recruitment Company of the Year

APSCo Advisor of the Year
Steve Carter, Carter Squared

APSCo Business Leader of the Year
Nikola Kelly, be.it

APSCo Award for Individual Contribution
James Wakefield, RBW Consulting


Ann Swain, Global CEO of APSCo added:

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I’d like to offer a huge congratulations not only to the winners, but also to every one of our members and Trusted Partners who continue to demonstrate their commitment to delivering the best service and driving excellence in the sector. As we continue to face uncertainty amidst vast skills shortages, the value our members bring to the table for employers will only continue to grow. I’m looking forward to seeing how our winners and finalists continue to excel in the coming year.