The Apt Awards recognise organisations and individuals who have contributed towards creating inclusive workplaces and reducing the Disability Employment Gap.



The first Apt Award presentations took place at the SUSE Annual Conference in May 2023.
Find out who the winners and nominees are!

Award Categories

Apt Employer of the Year

This employer will have demonstrated outstanding commitment to diversity and are a leader in their industry who are dedicated to integrating diversity, equality and inclusive practices in their organisation, specifically in relation to reducing the Disability Employment Gap.

Apt Employer Champions

This award will go to organisations who have demonstrated progress in becoming a diverse workplace.

Diversity Champion

Recognising an individual who has led the way in their organisation. This can be an individual working for an Apt employer, partner, or workstream member.

Provider of the Year

An Apt partner who has made a meaningful contribution to progressing the PSP and working towards a Centre of Excellence.

Outstanding Contributions to Apt

An individual who has made significant contributions within the PSP.

Nominations and Criteria

Thank you to everyone who nominated!

Nominations are now closed: You can nominate an individual or organisation you have either worked with as part of the PSP or are aware of their positive contributions and progress via Apt news (bulletins, social media, website). You can also nominate your own organisation or a colleague in the relevant categories. You can put forward a nominee in as many categories as you wish!

The only criteria is that they must have participated with Apt PSP between March 2022 and March 2023.



A committee was created which included selected SUSE staff, PSP Steering Group members and Apt’s Experience Network members. The committee reviewed all nominations and made the final decision on award winners.

Winners were announced at the SUSE Annual Conference on Tuesday 16th May and awards were presented at the conference.

Click here to view the winners! 


Nominations are closed! We look forward to announcing the winners at the SUSE Conference in May.

Find out who has been nominated for each category here.