Tony Berry award is presented

Berry Recruitment Group’s Tony Berry Award presented in memory of its late chairman was won by Mohammed Rauf who heads the company’s King’s Cross branch.

Dorset business award winners celebrated

The first Dorset Business Awards to be held in four years attracted hundreds of guests who celebrated the excellence and innovation of the county’s companies. It was the highlight of the Dorset Chamber’s first business festival, a four-day series of events including an expo and the Future of Business Conference.

Dorset funeral firm wins coveted family business award

Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors was named family business of the year for ‘health and welfare’. It was also runner-up in the overall ‘family business of the year’ category for the south and south-west region.

Inaugural Tony Berry award is presented

Berry Recruitment Group’s inaugural Tony Berry memorial award for the business’s ‘combined top biller’ was won by Nicola Marshall from its Wild Berry Associates business in London. The company’s annual conference and award ceremony heard a tribute to its late chairman who died last year aged 81.

The winning BID

Bournemouth Coastal BID has scooped two awards including the coveted ‘Place Management’ title at the British BID Awards. The huge projector in Boscombe was the initiative that impressed the judges and saw off 19 other BIDs which made it through to the short-list.

Specialist cleaning business sees 50% rise in turnover  

A Hampshire-based specialist cleaning company has reported annual turnover up by 50% during the pandemic. Expanding Cleaning Operations UK Limited achieved this through winning new clients, absorbing rising costs, investing in people and sheer hard work.