Register
 (photo: Thames Valley Awards)
05.02.2018, 12:01

Thames Valley SME of the Year

Company News

Workplace specialists and relocation firm, Active, has been awarded ‘SME of the Year’ at the prestigious Thames Valley Business and Community Awards.

 

 

The ceremony, organised by The Great British Expos’ Ltd, saw over 250 business professionals attend the McDonald Berystede Hotel in Ascot last night, to celebrate and acknowledge some of the greatest achievements in the Thames Valley area over the past year.

 

Awarding for a whole array of different aspects; including SME of the Year, Business of the Year and Young Entrepreneur of the year; the evening also began with a live musical performance and a brief introduction from 2017 Dragons Den’s Julianne Ponan.

 

Active was awarded the illustrious title of ‘SME of the Year’ at the event; commemorating their dedication to efficient and successful relocation and workplace interior design services, both across the country and particularly in the local area.

 

Based in Reading, the company employs over 30 people and grew by over 20 per cent in 2017.

 

Thanks to a large and evolving portfolio of workplace services, the company now has a client base of over 200 blue chip organisations who include Porsche, Aeris, Kyocera, Fiat and Virgin Media, all in within the Thames Valley, the company has firmly established itself as a leading example of workplace excellence in the community.

 

Active prides itself in being passionate about the environment, investing in new talent and practicing what they preach. They’ve recently embarked on a project to design and refurbish their own workplace, to provide a more agile and effective space for the team.

 

“I couldn’t be happier or prouder of our team”, states Colin Tarsey, founder of Active. “A company is only as good as the people it employs after all, and I’m truly lucky to work with such a talented bunch. It’s great that we’ve been able to maintain such a positive culture, despite unprecedented levels of growth. I’d like to thank everyone at the company for their dedication to our work and client satisfaction, and the Thames Valley Business and Community Awards for acknowledging all of this.”

 

 

 

Article rating:

vote data

Leave a reply

(L to R): Steve Parr, managing director and Phillip McGee, operations director, Parr Facilities Management, at the newly opened store. (photo: Parr Facilities Management)
News Editor  - 05.05.2021

Supporting Home Bargains in Northern Ireland

Belfast-based Parr Facilities Management is delivering fit out works and FM support at a newly opened 30,000SF Home Bargains store location in Newtownabbey, County Antrim.

 (photo: ThisIsEngineering)
News Editor  - 06.05.2021

Unlocking Women's Potential to Lead Safely

In a bid to support what they consider to be an underrepresented group in Health & Safety, RoSPA and L’Oréal have partnered for the launch of a dedicated Leading Safely for Women training programme.

 (photo: )
News Editor  - 28.04.2021

Team HARD BTCC Racing Sponsorship

Life safety business Evolution is sponsoring Team HARD Racing CUPRA Leon sports cars in this year's Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship.

(Photograph courtesy of Tookapic). (photo: )
Marissa Francis  - 05.03.2018

The Definition of 'Clever'

Marissa Francis, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Improver with ABM UK, explains why university isn't the only route into facilities management.

New chargepoint installation at Southampton Airport. (photo: Southampton Airport)
AGS Airports  - 26.03.2018

Southampton Airport Adds EV Chargepoints

Southampton Airport is helping power the growing number of electric vehicle (EV) drivers on UK roads with the installation of seven new Pod Point 7kW chargepoints in its short stay and priority...

 (photo: )
FM Editor  - 31.05.2019

King's College Hospital Contract

Artic Building Services will provide HVAC maintenance services under a new contract with the King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Penn State University. (photo: )
FM Editor  - 03.04.2019

BACnet Site Manager for Big Building Networks

Vancouver, BC based Optigo Networks will be releasing its Visual BACnet Site Manager aggregation tool for different capture nodes across building and campus networks on 25 April. The tool was...