Manchester-born and bred utilities and telecoms provider Verastar has gained national recognition at The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2019, taking home the trophy for Mid-Market Business of the Year.
Now in its 18th year, the National Business Awards is one of the most prestigious awards programmes in the UK that recognises and rewards excellence across all sectors. The glittering awards ceremony, attended by 1200 business leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians and media representatives was held at Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane on 12th November.
The win comes just as Verastar move to their new 61,000 sq. ft HQ in Sale, relocating over 700 staff from sites across South Manchester and giving them room for further growth.
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We are proud to announce that Verastar had another successful night at the Call North West Contact Centre Awards with a whole host of finalists and Customer Service Team Manager Josh Lynch taking home the trophy for Hero of the Year.
The annual Call North West Contact Centre Awards showcase the hard work and achievements of the industry across the region with 20 awards. Last year, Verastar received Highly Commended for Best People Development celebrating the work of the Learning & Development Team with the 300+ strong Contact Centre.
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On Friday 31st May, Clear Business, part of the Verastar Group, was named Best Business (51+ Employees) at the Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards 2019 held at Motherwell Concert Hall.
In its 26th year, the prestigious gala saw a variety of high calibre finalists being celebrated for their achievements. Compered by comedienne and actress Elaine C Smith and hosted by North and South Lanarkshire Councils, the awards recognised the success of both individuals and team across the Lanarkshire business community in 10 categories – and thanks to the generosity of everyone who attended, the event raised over £8000 for Kilbryde Hospice.
Clear Business being awarded Best Business (51+ Employees) is a great triumph for the company, as is their placing as finalist for Employer of the Year. The Best Business category looked for companies with a strong performance record and team who stood out from their competitors, plans for continued success and strong stakeholder relationships.
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On Friday 8th February, Verastar was named Business of the Year (Organisations of over 50 Employees) at the Greater Manchester Business Awards 2019. The awards ceremony took place at the impressive Imperial War Museum North with a backdrop of over 2,000 objects dating back as far as the First World War.
The Greater Manchester Business Awards, now in their third year, pride themselves on their fair and transparent process with an independent judging panel of business leaders, directors and experts from a range of industries, size and scope.
The category of Business of the Year featured three awards – Organisations under 10 Employees, 10-50 Employees, and over 50 Employees – and looked for companies who met a range of criteria including growth, overachieving against competitors, innovation in industry, training and development and a fantastic business strategy.
This year was the first time Verastar entered the Greater Manchester Business Awards and we were honoured to be named a finalist against worthy competition from around the region across various industries including BJSS, Benchmark International, cartime, Equilibrium Asset Management and Purple WiFi Ltd.
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Verastar’s Learning & Development Team have been recognised for their hard work with a Highly Commended for Best People Development at the Call North West Contact Centre Awards 2018.
This year was the first time the utilities and telecoms supplier has been involved in the Call North Awards, so they were thrilled to be named as finalists in two categories: Support Team of the Year and Best People Development. Both nominations were celebrating the work carried out by the dedicated Learning & Development Team.
Launched in 2003, Call North West aims to support the call and contact centre industry which spans across many sectors in the North West. Today, it supports the 700 plus contact centres in the region through a diverse calendar of events including the Annual Call North West Awards Ceremony.
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Verastar CEO Chris Earle has been named the first Male Agent of Change in the Forward Ladies National Awards and Summit 2018.
Forward Ladies’ mission is to create a global platform that connects women to opportunities, networks, businesses and expertise that empowers them. Now in their ninth year, the Forward Ladies National Awards were launched to acknowledge and promote the fact that women are an integral part of every business. The regional finals for the North West, Ireland and Wales, sponsored by HSBC, took place on 12th October at The Lowry Hotel, Manchester. The build-up to the day featured excellent networking opportunities, a delicious three-course meal and an inspirational keynote speech from Helen Walbery, Managing Director of Recycle Scooters and head of the National Federation of Self Employed and Small Businesses committee.
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We’re a charitable bunch here at Verastar!
Each year we look forward to a raising lots of money for very special charities. To read more about the fantastic work our employees do for these charities, follow the link below.
Since 1998, we’ve been providing small businesses with the essential services they need. Verastar offers a wider range of services, a higher quality of customer care and a lower price than the industry incumbents. We do it by challenging the way things are done and upholding our core values.
Our business is built on three core values: honesty, diversity and innovation. It’s why our customers and investors trust us to succeed.
Our transactions are transparent. Our customers are clear about the service they buy. And our investors know that we’re a business they can trust. Honesty is our policy and our passion.
Our proposition is unique. No other provider can match our broad range of brands, services and products. Diversity is our strength.
We challenge the traditional and reinvent the uninspiring. We will continually transform the market for the benefit of our customers and investors. – less