Colleagues at BNP Paribas Personal Finance, a leading employer in the West Midlands, came together to celebrate the success and achievements of talented individuals across the business at its annual BE the Difference awards.
The awards, held at Edgbaston Cricket Club in Birmingham, is a flagship event for the company who employs 820 people and has enjoyed a presence in Solihull for over 45 years. With a theme of Everyday Heroes, the ceremony recognises colleagues who have gone above and beyond is well regarded and popular given nominations can come from any individual in the company across both its Solihull and Belfast offices. Categories include Customer Service, Partners in Growth, Best Newcomer, Community Award and CEO Colleague of the Year.
Given BNP Paribas Personal Finance’s commitment to improving the local communities in which it operates, the company was delighted to present a fundraising cheque to Natalie Mayo from Marie Curie UK to support the local Solihull hospice to continue the valuable work it champions.
Colleagues from a wide range of areas including customer service, marketing, finance, risk, IT and HR joined forces to recognise the amazing contributions of their colleagues and to hear from Jeremy Snape, ex England cricketer and leading sports psychology expert, who gave an inspiring talk on developing a growth mindset to drive high performance.
Lynda Brennan, Director of HR, BNP Paribas Personal Finance in the UK, said: "Our Be the Difference awards are a great way to highlight the fantastic achievements of both individuals and teams across the company. I feel proud to see just how many people go the extra mile and epitomise the company's core values. It gives me great pleasure to see those colleagues be recognised as the success of our company is all down to the people who make it happen; our Everyday Heroes."