Charles Russell Speechlys is delighted to join the Toast of Surrey Business Awards 2018 as Headline Sponsor. These awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate Surrey as a great place to do business and showcase some of our leading companies, business leaders and community initiatives.
This is our second year sponsoring the awards and we are also back as sponsors of the Company of the Year category. We look forward to meeting the nominees and getting to know their businesses over the coming months as we celebrate the best of our county. Good luck to all entrants!
David Haines, Partner, Charles Russell Speechlys
Dunsfold Park is proud to be associated with and to support the Sustainability Award category at the Toast of Surrey Business Awards. We believe passionately in recognising and rewarding those who are taking strides to become more sustainable year on year and are looking forward to seeing what Surrey has to offer. Sustainability is the foundation on which we continue to build our own business and it takes vision, passion and a lot of hard work. These awards not only recognise that, but will give the winning company a launch pad from which to further enhance their business. We wish all the applicants the best of luck.
Jim McAllister, Chief Executive, Dunsfold Park
Heathrow Airport is one of the world’s most dynamic travel hubs and helps more people to get more places than any other airport in Europe. We are home to over ninety airlines, from British Airways to Air New Zealand, serving over 180 destinations. By providing passengers with frequent and direct connections, millions of people rely on us every day to visit friends, take holidays, reunite families or simply get their business done. As such, Heathrow is one of the few places where the world meets – and in today’s global economy, our success is Britain’s success. We are incredibly proud to be involved with this year’s Toast of Surrey Business Awards and we wish all of the finalists the best of luck!
Rob Gray, Community and Stakeholder Director, Heathrow Airport
HSBC is delighted to be sponsoring the International Trade category for this year’s Toast of Surrey Business Awards and are proud to continue to support local businesses and communities, helping them to prosper by connecting them to opportunities and helping them to thrive locally, nationally and internationally. HSBC is deeply rooted in the UK and provides a unique gateway to the world so sponsoring the International Trade Award is another fantastic opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to working with Surrey SMEs to help them realise their hopes, dreams and ambitions. I very much look forward to meeting the nominees over the coming weeks and months and to ultimately celebrate the best in Surrey at the awards dinner.
Andrew Steer, Head of Business Banking, Surrey and Sussex, HSBC
Graham Seddon, Partner at Menzies LLP, is delighted to sponsor the ‘SME business of the year’ category at the Toast of Surrey Business Awards 2018. As the traditional ways of doing business continue to be replaced by smart-footed entrepreneurial thinking, this is a very exciting time for SMEs in the region. At Menzies, we provide finance and accounting expertise combined with strategic commercial thinking to many business owners and cannot wait to meet the nominees and hear their stories.
Graham Seddon, Partner, Menzies LLP
Surrey Chambers of Commerce is delighted to be supporting the Toast of Surrey Business Awards again this year. The Surrey economy is one of the largest in the country at £40billion and we work with some of the most innovative businesses in the country. We have so much to shout about but we don’t always share our successes so having this opportunity to celebrate is hugely welcomed. We will be urging all of our members to enter the awards, and we wish all the applicants good luck.
Louise Punter, Chief Executive, Surrey Chambers of Commerce
The cornerstone of every successful business is a strong leadership team, where innovation, transparency, empowerment and expertise are ever-present. As a global company that has kept its roots in supporting local economies, an important component of Thomas International’s work is with leadership teams, providing them with the right tools and solutions to make confident decisions to develop and engage their people, teams and culture.
We are delighted to be sponsoring ‘Leadership Team of the Year’ at the 2018 Toast of Surrey Business Awards and look forward to celebrating and recognising the leaders of Surrey and their unique achievements.
Ciaran Morton, UK Managing Director, Thomas International