Amoria Bond and Phaidon International pick up a Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Two recruiters are today celebrating winning a Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

The awards programme recognises British businesses and other organisations that excel at international trade, innovation or sustainable development.

Amoria Bond and Phaidon International have both won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The Department for Business, Energy & Industry Strategy today [21 April] revealed 176 companies from across the UK that have been recognised for their contribution to international trade, innovation, sustainable development and promoting opportunity.

Commenting on the award win, Phaidon International’s CEO Harry Youtan said he was “immensely proud” of the firm’s employees. “This prestigious award recognises the combined efforts of all our staff, in the UK and overseas, and is testament to the exemplary service we provide to our candidates and clients, globally.”

Meanwhile Amoria Bond group MD Daniel Daw said their award recognises the significant business growth globally. “Our resilient business model and international growth strategy is delivered through the collective effort and commitment of all our teams across the company. 

“We’ve grown into a truly international business; employing over 20 nationalities, last year we recruited into 39 countries around the world. Crucially, we’ve remained committed to our business mission, culture and values since day one, which has enabled us to recruit, develop and retain some of the most talented recruiters in our industry.”

Other winners in the world of recruitment and employability included South West Wales Regional Shared Apprenticeship trading as Cyfle Building Skills, who help young adults gain sustainable employment in construction won a Queen’s Award for Innovation. Procure Plus won a Queen’s Award for promoting opportunity through social mobility through bringing people in difficult circumstances into sustainable employment.

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