Accolades sponsors

Our sponsors help to make the Accolades the great success it is. Thank you for your continued support.

If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor there are a number of sponsorship opportunities available to suit a range of budgets, including exclusive category sponsorship.


To find out more email

QCS - headline sponsor

QCS is the leading compliance management system for the Care sector. Our service provides over 35,000 Care, Dental and Medical professionals with access to the most comprehensive set of customised policies, procedures and compliance toolkits.

Over 2,700 dedicated pages are reviewed and updated regularly in line with legislative and regulatory requirements, including the CQC’s changes to their Key Lines of Enquiries (KLOEs), and Best Practice guidelines, by our team of experts. Instant updates are delivered digitally, 24/7, directly to our customers via the online management system and QCS App. Contact us today for a no-obligation FREE trial.

guardianThe Guardian - our media sponsor

The Guardian is the world's leading liberal voice for the social care sector. With our award-winning journalism coupled with a dedicated jobs and courses site we are more than simply the best place for news.

Through our dedicated supplements, to our bespoke events and partnerships there is no better platform to tell your story. 

Talk to one of our experts today. Call 0203 353 2165 or email

jewish-careJewish Care - sponsor of the Best employer support for your registered manager(s)

Jewish Care is the largest health and social care charity, providing services for the benefit of the UK’s Jewish community in London and the South East of England, touching the lives of 10,000 people every week.

The organisation provides a wide range of services for older people, people with disabilities, mental health needs, visual impairment, as well as Holocaust survivors and refugees. Jewish Care also offers support and guidance to families, carers and the bereaved, as well as programmes for children and young people. Our 3,000 volunteers support over 1,300 staff in the delivery of these services.

Jewish Care’s work is driven by values which enhance our work with older people. At the core of our approach is a recognition that older people have so much to offer and we pride ourselves on ensuring everyone has the opportunity to enjoy a meaningful life.

Learn to Care - sponsor of the Best endorsed provider of learning and development

Learn to Care represents those who are responsible for adults and children’s social care and social work learning and workforce development in all local authorities in England.

The aims of Learn to Care are:

  • To promote the professional interests of members and support their development;
  • To represent the views of the association to appropriate statutory and non-statutory bodies and to respond to relevant consultations;
  • To disseminate information regarding workforce development to all members and interested parties, and;
  • To strengthen links with regional and national organisations involved in learning and workforce development in social care and social work.

NICE - sponsor of the Most effective approach to integrated new models of care

NICE is focused on improving outcomes for people, through quality improvement in health and social care services.

We produce guidance and advice, based on the best available evidence, for a range of health and care practitioners and for people using services. Our guidance covers social care and health topics and settings, including integrated approaches to care. We support Quality Matters and recently worked with partners to produce a resource to inspire local collaborative working between health and social care ‘ Unlocking capacity: smarter together’. Visit our social care pages to find out more about our work in the sector

HC-One - sponsor of the Best employer of under 50 staff

HC-One, The Kind Care Company was founded in 2011 with the aim of being the care provider of choice for individuals looking for the very best care and support and the employer of choice for the most professional and kindest care staff.

We are a Skills for Care Centre of Excellence (2016-2019) and have an award winning internal learning and development offering which equips our colleagues with the skills they need to deliver the kindest care while identifying talent and supporting career progression.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact our recruitment hotline on 0800 1690 229.