Tuesday August 14, 2012
Today, learnpurple has been shortlisted for the Business Enabler of the Year award at this year’s National Business Awards in partnership with Orange. learnpurple, based in London with offices in both Scotland and the United Arab Emirates, are experts in enabling businesses to transform their organisation through their people; focusing on people and profitability to improve the bottom-line.
Going up against the likes of Baringa Partners and Working Capital Partners, they will battle it out for the prestigious award, with the winner being revealed at the National Business Awards gala dinner held on 13th November in London.
Martyn Hart CEO, National Outsourcing, judge for the category said: “Enabling hospitality and retail businesses to transform through their people, learnpurple has demonstrated real impact through innovative, tailored and outcome-based solutions.”
Jane Sunley, CEO and founder of learnpurple said: “We’re absolutely delighted to be a finalist at the National Business Awards. For a small business, with only 15 employees, our standing in an impressive list of business enablers is a clear demonstration of the hard work our people undertake to ensure our clients receive a clear, and tangible, return on their investment.”
The National Business Awards has today revealed over 150 of Britain’s leading businesses and business leaders as finalists in the prestigious awards programme. Organisations shortlisted include a range of private, public and third sector companies, including National Grid, Marks and Spencer, and London Early Years Foundation.
All National Business Awards finalists represent an annual turnover in excess of £135 billion and collectively employ over 700,000. They cover activities as diverse as digital marketing, international road haulage and logistics, water engineering and life sciences: sectors that reflect key areas of UK capability with high potential for international expansion. The diverse size of the companies entering is also huge – ranging from a business with an annual turnover of less than £50k to high growth and high value companies with multi-billion pound revenues.
Baroness Virginia Bottomley, Chair of Judges said: “This year has been a challenging environment for British businesses: these finalists demonstrate how companies are succeeding in the current climate through innovation, originality and tenacity. It’s good to see a broad range of companies both in sector and size – an impressive representation of the potential British businesses have. Congratulations to all our finalists.”
The National Business Awards supports Help for Heroes, a charity that offers support and advice for wounded soldiers.