Clearview National September 2018 - Issue 202 - Page 14

PROUD SPONSOR OF INDUSTRY NEWS INDUSTRYNEWS “Customer service the key driver” for award-winning SME During a glittering awards ceremony at the Park Inn Radisson, Bedford, this summer, Window Ware was named the winner of the service excellence category in the SME Bedfordshire Business Awards 2018. » » WHEN PRESENTING THE AWARD, the judges remarked how “customer service is the key driver in this business to help them be a great success.” “This is the first time the company has entered a local business award,” explains Window Ware’s Service Improvement Specialist, Laura Mooney. “We’re absolutely delighted to have won on our first try and we’re keeping our fingers crossed for the national finals in Wembley in December. This accolade is a huge honour for the whole team and we’re so pleased the judges recognised just how committed and focused we are on giving our customers the very best service in everything we do.” Window Ware’s Managing Director, Sam Nuckey, goes on to say, “Customers from each and every county across the whole of the UK, and beyond, will realise this is a good indication of the first-class treatment they can expect when they buy from Window Ware, and our brand partners too.” AUDI CHARITY BALL IN FIFTH YEAR » » STEDEK, FAST-GROWING fabricator and purveyors of Residence Collection excellence, proudly supported this year’s Audi Charity Ball. Organised by Jardine Motor Group’s Audi Dealerships across the West Midlands, and now into its fifth year, the event drew business leaders from throughout the region in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for deserving local charities. Whizz-Kids, which supports disabled children, Legacy4Lucy, a breast cancer charity, and Promise Dreams, which fulfils the wishes of terminally ill young people, have benefitted from £36,000 in funding from previous Variety Balls, with this year’s event raising a further £12,596. “We were absolutely delighted to support such a fantastic event,” comments Stedek Sales Director Richard Hammond. “It’s an amazing opportunity to contribute to some incredibly worthwhile causes. “This time, the team outdid themselves with some outstanding entertainment – including music from X Factor finalist Joseph Whelan – so huge congratulations to everyone behind the scenes who made it happen. “The event was also sponsored by one our valued customers, Three Pines Building Company Ltd, and it was great chance to support them as well.” 14 » SE P 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M NHIC awards backed by GGF » » THE GLASS AND GLAZING Federation (GGF) Group is delighted to be supporting the 44th National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Awards, taking place on 22nd November at One Whitehall Place, London. The NHIC Awards recognise achievement in UK housing and have been held every year since 1974. Since their inception they have grown to become the premier event celebrating the home improvement sector. For the first time, this year’s awards ceremony will feature The George Clarke Medal celebrating the UK’s best architect- designed home refurbishment, conversion or renovation scheme. James Lee, Director of GGF Group Marketing and Communications, commented, “As a Member of the NHIC we look forward to attending the awards. We are proud to support our Members who are motivated and delivering excellence as well as welcoming them to take part in this prestigious awards ceremony.” GGF subsidiary companies will also be representing the NHIC at its annual awards ceremony. Entries are now sought from across the spectrum of housing modernisation projects and associated activities. Entry for each award is free and the closing date for submissions is 12 October 2018. To find out more, or enter go to