Large Business of the Year - Sponsored by Exemplas
Most Successful Large Business (Turnover £20m+)
We are looking for evidence of an outstanding business that has a turnover in excess of £20m whose growth, ambition and quality of management has enabled it to deliver on a compelling business strategy.
The economic context of the industry and business will be taken into account by the judges.
The judges will be looking for evidence that include the majority of the following:
Strategy – Evidence of a Strategy which may include the development of its range of products and services.
Business Performance – Controlled growth, sustainable and strong performance in the context of the market in which they operate.
Employment & Training – Created new jobs or introduced flexible working practices. Managed staff innovatively to match business needs. Developed and trained its people. Staff benefits. Pastoral care of staff.
Altro Ltd won the Large Business of the Year Award in 2012
The judges said: “We were extremely impressed that in these lean times far from forgetting the importance of their people, Altro invest time money and resource to ensure they recruit and retain the right kind of people. Altro showed several examples of valuable training courses and they carry out regular staff surveys and showed where feedback had been acted upon – not just a tick box exercise! In terms of financial stability Altro spread their risk across several different geographies and know their niche market inside out.”
Tonia Millson, Organisational Development Director of Altro Ltd, said: “We are a family owned business and believe that our culture is critical to the success of the business. Our culture is based on family values and that our people are our biggest asset. Our people are committed, enthusiastic and believe in the company, and we spend a lot of time and effort to value them.”