November has been a busy month here at Spencers with highlights including a fundraising event and much esteemed recognition in two award categories.
Our very own Lucy Rose received the Apprentice of the Year Award in the Derbyshire Times Business Awards which were held at the Casa Hotel on the 10th of November 2016. Lucy’s Manager, Janet Guerriero, attended the awards ceremony and commented:
“This is a great award category and Lucy is very deserving of this recognition. Well done Lucy”
On the 18th of November, to build on previous fundraising events throughout the year, we were pleased to hold a coffee morning in support of Ashgate Hospice. Other local businesses, clients, friends & family were invited into the office to share in the festivities with the aim of raising as much money as possible.
The event was a great success with an expertly fashioned photo booth and an extensive drinks menu receiving much acclaim. A total of £615.00 was raised and a mountain of cake was also donated to Ashgate’s fabulous Christmas Market which took place the following day.
Our Managing Director, Rob Landman, commented “It’s great to be involved in fundraising to support such a precious local facility. This brings the total funds raised for Ashgate this year to £1765.00, and I would really like to thank everyone who contributed and worked so hard to make the event such a success”.
Later the very same day, the business received recognition as one of the happiest businesses as part of the National Laughology Awards. Spencers placed second in the happiest business category. Stephanie Davies, the founder of Laughology, commented “We received hundreds of entries and to come second in the country for the Happiest Business really is a great achievement”.
In summary, November has been a great month and the team should be really proud of what they have achieved.
About the Author
Kelly Pashley-Handford is an experienced and CIPD qualified Human Resources (HR) Manager with extensive generalist and operational HR expertise, which is further supplemented by over 20 years with the business.
Kelly finds her role incredibly rewarding and is passionate about delivering a diverse range of HR solutions both internally and to external business clients.