December 10 2013 Latest news:
Saturday, October 5, 2013
A gala evening hosted by TV impressionist and entertainer Rory Bremner saw the cream of the Havering business community honoured.
Last night’s Havering Business Awards, held at Thames Chase Community Forest, Cranham, were rounded off with the top award of Business of the Year claimed by Right Choice Insurance Brokers Ltd, Havering-atte-Bower.
Managing director, Mike Joseph, told the Recorder: “We started five years ago and have won New Business, then Growing Business and now Business of the Year. It doesn’t get any better.
“It feels absolutely fantastic - we’re delighted.”
On why he thought they got the award Mr Joseph added:“Year on year our performance and turnover has improved and the number of staff keeps growing. We employ 140 people now.”
Key individual awards were won by Justin Rich, Total Assist Group (Business Person of the Year),Robert Wittridge, RM Magazine (Young Entrepreneur of the Year) and Ellie Ford, The Vanilla Room (Apprentice of the Year).
The other winners on the night were:
Best Small Family Business: Surevent Ltd
Best Hospitality in Havering: The Queen’s Theatre
Best Business in the Community Business: Romford Shopping Hall
Best Business in the Community Charity: Thames Chase Trust
Best Small Business: Heavenly Beauty and Tanning Ltd
Business2Business: RM Magazine
Customer Care: The Vanilla Room
Green Award: Swan New Homes
Growing Business of the Year: Total Assist Group
Innovation Award: Metro Security (GB)
Marketing Excellence Award: Acumen Design
New Business of the Year: Doggie Delights
Staff Training and Development: New Beginnings Nurseries Ltd
Streets Ahead: Lakehouse Contracts Ltd