National Business Awards – Finalist

Today, 4Com has been shortlisted for the Customer Focus Award at this year’s National Business Awards. 4Com plc is one of the fastest growing providers of telecommunication services in the UK, specialises in providing equipment and solutions for the UK’s SME sector. Since 1999, 4Com has worked with over 9,000 businesses across the UK to deliver tailored communications services to support their business objectives. 4Com employs 145 staff, split between its head office near Bournemouth Airport and the field based engineering and support team.

Going up against LV and DPD UK, they will compete for the prestigious award, with the winner being revealed at the National Business Awards gala dinner held on 12 November in London.

Lynne Mills, Director of Customer Engagement, judge for the category said: “4Com has transformed its Customer Service Strategy with clear measures of success implemented and achievements demonstrated.”

Daron Hutt MD & Chairman said: “I am delighted to hear the news that 4Com have been announced as National Business Award Finalist for the Customer Focus Award. We are committed to each individual customer and employ the highest calibre of staff to ensure the level of service we provide remains at a consistent high level. We have a clear goal at 4Com. We look after our staff who in turn look after our customers. It’s simple but it works.”

Over 150 of Britain’s leading businesses, business leaders and social enterprises have today been revealed as finalists for the 2013 National Business Awards. The finalists announced today represent 15 categories including the Croner Employer of the Year, the Smith & Williamson Entrepreneur of the Year and Santander Small to Medium-Sized Business of the Year. The Leader of the Year finalists and Decade of Excellence winner will be announced over the coming months.

This year’s shortlisted businesses have a collective global turnover of more than £341 billion, covering activities as diverse as telecoms, construction, entertainment, publishing and manufacturing. One fifth of the finalists turnover more than £1 billion annually – with the lowest turnover peaking at £30k and highest reaching £55 billion. They represent regions from all over Britain including London, Exeter, Glasgow and Cardiff.

Dame Helen Alexander, Chair of judges for the National Business Awards, said: “These organisations and leaders represent exceptional success over the past year. The environment has been tough; these are the firms leading the way to growth. There’s a broad spectrum of sectors represented, as well as organisations of very different sizes, reflecting the diversity of British business and the vitality of our economy. Congratulations to all our finalists.”

Alex Evans, Programme Director of the National Business Awards said: “The quality of finalists is outstanding every year – with Britain’s most promising new businesses and most impactful social enterprises recognised alongside top performing SMEs and the most sustainable mid market and large cap firms.”

Finalists were chosen from the hundreds of businesses that entered or were nominated for the titles. They will now prepare to make presentations to expert juries who will decide the category winners. The overall winners across all 17 categories will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 12 November at the Grosvenor House, London.

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The National Business Awards supports The Prince’s Trust, a charity that offers practical and financial support to young people who need it.