Brand Learning is proud to be recognised for the quality and impact of our client work, as well as for sustained excellence as an employer and as a global capability consultancy.

Capability Excellence Awards

undefinedBrand Learning's success in working with clients in delivering capability development programmes has been recognised by a number of industry awards internationally.

 Click here to watch an overview of our work with Marks and Spencer, building marketing capabilities across the customer experience

undefinedThe Marketing Society Excellence Awards

The Marketing Society Excellence Awards set the standard for marketing excellence in the UK. We have partnered with a number of clients over the years to win the Marketing Capabilities category including:

Finalist in 2 categories with our client Shell in 2017 

Category Winner with our client M&S in 2016

Overall Winner Grand Prix and Category Winner with our client AkzoNobel
(formerly ICI Paints).

Category Winner with our client Shell

Category Winner with our client Dairy Crest

Commendation with Clients SABMiller, Shell and Barclays



Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards

Gold Award in the Best Unique or Innovating Learning and Development Program 2019 with our client HSBC

Gold Award in the Best Advance in Custom Content category 2018 jointly awarded to Brand Learning, Brown-Forman and Purple Media

Bronze Award in the  Bronze in the Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program 2018 with our client Affinity

Gold Award in the Best Unique or Innovative Learning and Development Program category 2017 jointly awarded to Brand Learning, Pfizer and Sweetrush

Silver Award in the Best in Competencies and Skills Development category 2014 with our client GSK Consumer Healthcare



undefinedThe Marketing Week Engage Awards

Finalist for the Marketing Services Provider of the Year award in 2010, recognising innovative methods and solutions to help a brand engage with its customers

undefinedThe Pharmaceutical Market Excellence Awards

Finalist in the Market Excellence Awards 2010with our client AstraZeneca

undefinedThe Financial Services Forum's Awards for Marketing Effectiveness

Commendation for Internal Communications 2010 with our client RSA

undefinedThe Insurance Times Awards

First place Training Programme of the Year, for our work with RSA on their transformational Marketing Academy 2009

The Insurance Times Awards recognise the greatest achievements in UK general insurance

Business Excellence Awards

Brand Learning has been awarded many business excellence awards. Our business practices, investment in our people and unique culture have been recognised by the following associations:


The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies

Top 5 place in the Top 100 companies listing from 2009 to 2012

Winner “ Best Company (SME Category)” accolade in 2011

Mhairi McEwan and Andy Bird awarded “Best Leaders” in 2011

"Outstanding" accreditation (maximum) reflecting the fulfilment , motivation and engagement of the company’s employees for five years running (2008-2012)

undefinedBest Workplace® Awards

Recognised in the UK’s Best Workplace Awards every year, for every entry since 2012. Our Co-Founders Mhairi McEwan & Andy Bird, were also runners-up in the Most Trusted Leadership special category award 2013

Top employers award for working familiesWorking Families Award

2017 winner of the Top Employers Awards Best Small Employer. 
Top 10 place in the 'Small Employers for working families 2015' award sponsored by Computershare.

We also received a Top 10 place in 'The Top Family Friendly SMEs' award in 2014 Award

First place winner of 'Top Employer SME (26-250 employees)' in the 2013 Top Employer Awards

undefinedB2B Awards

Finalist for the Best Website award in 2015

undefinedIn-house Recruitment Awards

Finalist for the Recruitment Innovation award in 2015

undefinedManaging Partners Forum Awards for Management Excellence

Best Provision of Corporate Know-How to Clients (Shortlist 2014)

undefinedGrowing Business Awards

Company of the Year (Mid-sized) (Shortlist 2012)


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