Luminus is known for being one of the UK's Premier housing providers and employers, and our record in national awards speaks for itself.

  • 2017

  • 2016

    • Winner – Best Employers Eastern Region Employee Engagement Award (large business winner)
       
    • Winner - RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Presidents Award (ten consecutive Gold Awards)
       
    • Winner – NHF Local Community Impact Awards 2014, Greener Living (Energy Champions)
       
    • Winner – British Safety Council (BSC) International Safety Awards, Merit
       
    • Winner – “Stevie” International Business Award, Bronze medal (Company of the Year – non-profit or government organisation)
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards: Employer of the Year
       
    • Finalist – ICS Customer Satisfaction Awards 2014 Quality Service Provider of the Year
       
    • Finalist – Housing Heroes Awards 2014 Inspirational Tenant/Resident of the Year (Maurice Peters, Energy Champion)
       
    • Finalist – 24Housing Awards: Community Achievement Award (Luminus Street Representatives)
       
    • Finalist – NHF National Community Impact Awards 2014, Greener Living (Energy Champions)
       
    • Finalist – 24Housing Awards: Care & Support Provider of the Year (Ferry Project Night Shelter)
    • Finalist – Women in Housing - Best Community Project to Rebuild Women's Lives Award: Sonya Fitt (Family Intervention Project)
       
    • Finalist – Fenland Enterprise Business Awards - Business Person of the Year: Moira Pollard
       
    • Finalist – ICS Customer Satisfaction Awards 2013 Customer Service Leadership Award: Group Chief Executive
       
    • Winner – RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award (ninth year running)
       
    • Winner – RoSPA MORR Safety Gold Award
       
    • The Future of Housing Awards 2013 - Top 30 Young Leaders: Cheryl Dyet
       
    • The Future of Housing Awards 2013 - Top 30 Young Leaders: Luke Venni
       
    • Winner – British Safety Council (BSC) International Safety Awards - Merit
       
    • Winner – Housing Heroes Awards - Support/Care Team of the Year: Ferry Project
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards - Croner Employer of the Year: Luminus Group
       
    • Finalist – No Offence Inspirational Award: Simon Cameron
       
    • Finalist – Personnel Today Awards - Award for Employee Benefits
       
    • Winner - Living Sports - Employer of the Year Award
       
    • Winner – Best Employers Eastern Region - Employee Values
       
    • Winner – Best Companies 2012 3* (Extraordinary) Accreditation
       
    • Winner – Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For Not for Profit – 6th
       
    • Winner – British Safety Council (BSC) International Safety Awards, Merit
       
    • Winner – RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award (eighth year running)
       
    • Finalist – ICS Customer Satisfaction Awards 2012 Customer Communication Strategy of the Year
       
    • Finalist – ICS Customer Satisfaction Awards 2012 Customer service leadership award (Group Chief Executive)
       
    • Finalist – Housing Heroes Awards 2012 Inspirational Mentor of the Year (Kim Bryant)
       
    • Winner – Housing Heroes Awards 2012 Inspirational Leader of the Year (Keith Smith)
       
    • Finalist – UK Housing Awards Community Initiative of the Year (Ferry Project Night Shelter)
       
    • Finalist – Housing Excellence Awards 2012 Tenant of the Year (Georgina Corley)
       
    • Winner – Housing Excellence Awards 2012 Best Regeneration Scheme of the Year (Joseph Rank House)
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards 2012 The Croner Employer of the Year
       
    • Finalist – HCA Regeneration and Renewal Awards 2012 Award for skills development ( Ferry Project education programme)
       
    • Highly Commended – HCA Regeneration and Renewal Awards 2012 Award for mixed-use development (Octavia View housing and commercial with shop, café etc)
       
    • Finalist – HCA Regeneration and Renewal Awards 2012 Award for regenerating rural communities (Octavia View - community hub)
       
    • Winner – Fenland Enterprise Business Awards 2012 Employer of the Year (Ferry Project)
       
    • Finalist – Fenland Enterprise Business Awards 2012 The Green Award (HOPE Social Enterprises)
       
    • Finalist – Fenland Enterprise Business Awards 2012 Business Person of the Year (Julia Prichard)
       
    • Winner – Best Companies 2011 3* (Extraordinary) Accreditation
       
    • Winner – Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For – 2nd
       
    • Winner – Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For – Special Award for Wellbeing
       
    • Commended – RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Sector Award 2011
       
    • Winner – RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award 2010 (seventh year running)
       
    • Merit – British Safety Council International Safety Award
       
    • Finalist – Housing Heroes 2011 – HR Team of the Year
       
    • Finalist – Customer Service Training Awards 2011 – Public Sector/Not for Profit
       
    • Finalist – Fenland Enterprise Business Awards – Medium sized business of the year
       
    • Finalist – Fenland Enterprise Business Awards – Employer of the Year
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards 2011 – Employer of the Year
       
    • Winner – NHIC Awards 2011 – Best brownfield or recycled building project (Joseph Rank House)
       
    • Winner – Best Companies 2010 3* (Extraordinary) Accreditation
       
    • Winner – Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For – 2nd
       
    • Winner – Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For – Special Award for Leadership
       
    • Finalist – Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For – Special Award for Learning and Development
       
    • Winner – RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award 2010 (sixth year running)
       
    • Winner – RoSPA MORR Safety Gold Award 2010Winner – British Safety Council International Safety Award
       
    • Finalist – London Excellence Awards 2010 Leadership Award
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards 2010 Employer of the Year
       
    • Highly commended – Fenland Enterprise Business Awards 2010 – Social Enterprise Award (Hope Social Enterprises)
       
    • Winner – Fenland Enterprise Business Awards 2010 – Business Person of the Year (Keith Smith)
       
    • Finalist – Occupational Health Awards 2010 – Award for Health Promotion and Wellbeing
       
    • Winner – Crème de la Crème Business Award for Outstanding Achievement
    • Winner – LGC and HSJ Sustainable Communities Awards 2009 - Building Sustainable Communities (Oxmoor – the physical aspects, Buttsgrove; garage redevelopment; Health Centre)
       
    • Winner – Best Companies 2009 3* (Extraordinary) Accreditation
       
    • Winner – Sunday Times Best Companies – 12th
       
    • Winner – RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award 2009 (fifth year running)
       
    • Winner – RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Medal Award (given after winning five years in a row)
       
    • Finalist – 2009 Housing Heroes Award Procurement Team of the Year
       
    • Finalist – 2009 Housing Heroes Tenant Empowerment Team of the Year
       
    • Winner – RoSPA MORR Safety Gold Award 2009
       
    • Highly Commended – Bank of Scotland Social Enterprise Award
       
    • Winner – British Safety Council International Safety Award
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards The Customer Focus Award (Regional)
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards City and Guilds Employer of the Year Award (Regional)
       
    • Highly Commended – Enterprising Britain 2009 Awards (Ferry Project)
       
    • Finalist – London Excellence Awards 2009 Results Focus Award
       
    • Highly Commended – London Excellence Awards 2009 Customer Focus Award
       
    • Finalist – Regeneration and Renewal Awards 2009 Housing Association of the Year
       
    • Finalist – Personnel Today 2009 Employer Branding Award
       
    • Finalist – Sustainable Housing Awards 2009 Waste initiative Award (Ferry and Hope Social Enterprises)
       
    • Finalist – Sustainable Housing Awards 2009 Social Housing Provider of the Year, Corporate Sustainability award
       
    • Finalist – Fenland Enterprise Business Awards 2009 Training and Development Award - Ferry and Hope (Luminus)
       
    • Winner – Fenland Enterprise Business Awards 2009 Social Enterprise - Hope Social Enterprises
       
    • Finalist – UKHA CIH Inside Housing Awards 2009, Encouraging innovation and efficiency – Organisational Wholeness Strategy
       
    • Finalist – National Customer Services Awards 2009, Customer Service Management Team of the Year – Heads of Service
       
    • Finalist – National Customer Services Awards 2009, Customer Service Team of the Year – Response Repairs
       
    • Finalist – Peterborough Evening Telegraph Awards 2009, Customer Care Plus
       
    • Finalist – Peterborough Evening Telegraph Awards 2009, Workforce Development
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards City and Guilds Employer of the Year Award (National)
       
    • Winner – Best Business Awards Employer of the Year
       
    • Finalist – Midlands Excellence Awards Learning and Development
    • Finalist – Cambridge Evening News Business Excellence Awards – Businessman of the Year (Dr Chan Abraham)
       
    • 16th – Sunday Times Best Companies
       
    • Winner – RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award 2008 (fourth year running)
       
    • Winner – RoSPA MORR Safety Silver Award 2008
       
    • Winner – Charter Mark Reaccreditation 2008
       
    • Highly commended – National Customer Service Awards 2008 – Frontline Customer Service Team (Neighbourhood Wardens)
       
    • Winner – National Business Awards Employer of the Year (Regional)
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards The 3i Growth Strategy of the Year Award (Regional)
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards The Corporate Social Responsibility Award  (Regional)
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards Employer of the Year (National)
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards The Health, Work and Wellbeing Award (National)
       
    • Highly Commended – National Business Awards The Marketing Strategy of the Year Award (National)
       
    • Winner – NHF Neighbourhood Awards Communications Award (Openness and communication - the Luminus Way of Excellence)
       
    • Finalist – CTA UK Best Rural/Urban Community Transport 2008 (Out and About)
       
    • Finalist – CTA UK Best Rural/Urban Community Transport 2008 (MiDAS Driver of the Year – Peter Smith)
       
    • Highly commended – Youth Building UK 2008 Awards (16 to 25-year old category – Ben Smith)
    • Finalist – LGC/HSJ Partnership Award for Sustainable Communities
       
    • Winner – Cambridgeshire Recruitment Awards – Best recruitment practice
       
    • Winner – Cambridgeshire Recruitment Awards – Best induction programme
       
    • Finalist – Cambridgeshire Recruitment Awards – Unsung Hero (Michael Thayne)
       
    • Finalist – Cambridgeshire Recruitment Awards – People Growth award
       
    • Winner – Respect Award for Taking a Stand (James Douthwaite of Warboys, nominated by Mark Rebane)
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards (Midlands & East of England region) Employer of the Year Award
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards (Midlands & East of England region) Customer Focus Award
       
    • Winner – RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award March 2007 (third year running)
       
    • Finalist – Housing Excellence Awards 2007 – Social Landlord of the Year
       
    • Finalist – Housing Excellence Awards 2007 – Best new affordable housing scheme of the Year (Ruth Bagnall Court)
       
    • Finalist – Housing Excellence Awards 2007 – Tenant care award of the Year (Neighbourhood Wardens)
       
    • Highly commended – National Customer Service Awards – Complaints Manager of the Year (Nazma Zulfiqar)
       
    • Finalist – National Customer Service Awards 2007 – Frontline Team of the Year (Lettings Team)
       
    • Winner – CIH UK Housing Excellence Awards 2007 – Sustaining and Regenerating Neighbourhoods
       
    • Finalist – CIH UK Housing Excellence Awards 2007 – Outstanding Achievement in England
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards 2007 (National) – Health, Work & Well-being Award
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards 2007  (National) – ClarityBlue Marketing Strategy of the Year Award
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards 2007 (National) – Investors in People Outstanding Workplace of the Year Award
       
    • Winner – National Home Improvement Council – Local authorities and RSLs completed modernisations 2005/06
       
    • Finalist – National Home Improvement Council – Housing Association modernisations during 2005/06

  • 2006
     

    • Winner – RoSPA Occupational Health & Safety Gold Award March 2006 
       
    • Winner – BBC Cambridgeshire Big Challenge Health Works 2006 – Most Improved Employer
       
    • Winner – BBC Cambridgeshire Big Challenge Health Works 2006 – Unsung Heroes (Angela Hamilton and Simone Russell)
       
    • Highly commended – Sustainable Communities Awards 2006 – Constructing Sustainable Communities
       
    • Highly commended – National Business Awards (Midlands & East of England) in the C&G  Employer of the year category July 2006 (sponsored by Orange)
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards (Midlands & East of England) in the Award for Business Improvement through people category July 2006 (sponsored by Orange)
       
    • Winner – National Business Awards (Midlands & East of England) in the Customer Focus Award category July 2006 (sponsored by Orange)
       
    • Winner – National Business Awards (Midlands & East of England) in the HSE Health and Safety Award category July 2006 (sponsored by Orange)
       
    • Winner – Charter Mark Accreditation 2006
       
    • Winner – National Clean Air Gold Award 2006
       
    • Winner – CIH UK Housing Excellence Awards – Excellence in Promoting Community Cohesion (Mellissa Marshall)
       
    • Finalist – CIH UK Housing Excellence Awards – Outstanding Achievement in England
       
    • Highly commended – Peterborough Evening Telegraph – Workforce Development Award
       
    • Finalist – SupportActionNet Awards – Out and About scheme
       

    2005
     

    • Winner – RoSPA Occupational Health & Safety Gold Award March 2005
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards (Midlands & East of England) in the HSE Health and Safety category July 2005 (sponsored by Orange)
       
    • Finalist – National Business Awards (Midlands & East of England) Employer of the Year July 2005
       
    • Highly  Commended – ODPM National Wardens Team Award September 2005
       
    • Winner – ODPM National Wardens Diversity Award (Mellissa Marshall, Travellers Liaison Officer) September 2005
       
    • Finalist – National Housing Federation iNbiz Awards for Performance (Arrears Recovery)
       

    2004
     

    • Winner – i2 Award for Inspiring Employee Commitment February 2004
       
    • Winner – National Homes Improvement Council Award for Best Value in Windows November  2004
       

    2003
     

    • Winner – Cambridgeshire Constabulary Award for Promoting Diversity June 2003
       

    2001
     

    • Winner – Neighbourhood Renewal Awards for Neighbourhood Wardens May 2001