Award winner shares top tips to succeed
NOMINATIONS for the East Cheshire Business Awards - formerly the Macclesfield and Wilmlsow Business Awards - are now open.
As part of our coverage of the area’s biggest celebration of local enterprise, the Express is talking to the category sponsors each week to see why they are supporting the event.
Rob Nicholls is the managing Director of Plastic Card Services and boasts almost 30 years’ experience in print and plastic card technologies.
He has successfully developed two technology companies from scratch and is responsible for the research and developmen progression that keeps a 21 year old company very vibrant, healthy and at the forefront in its markets. He is also responsible for strategic corporate development across the UK and into European markets. ●● WHICH award are you sponsoring?
Excellence in Customer Service Award. ●● WHY have you got involved with the business awards?
Having won the Macclesfield and Wilmslow Business Award twice now in the category of Company of the Year (up to £5 million) was approached to be part of
Ithe new award organising committee and chose to sponsor the award category for Excellence in Customer Service. We have also realised that it is far better for local companies to work and network together as a cohesive force than in isolation. It gives strength to the business community as a whole in addition to our own individual companies. It is exciting for us to be actively involved with the awards. ●● WHY did you choose to sponsor that particular award?
Customer service is key to the continued development and success of any company, large or small. We fully understand that the experience a customer has of your company very much dictates if they are going to return. We want to help celebrate the very best in what is a pivotal component of business management. ●● WHY is East Cheshire such a great place to do business?
The reality is that access is fantastic. Road, rail and air transport is easy compared with so many other parts of the country and offers an attractive blend of serious business enterprise and beautiful country. ●● WHAT is your best piece of business advice?
Deliver what you have promised and in the time frame promised. If anything must change at all then discuss at the earliest opportunity. Good communication is key. AAAwards
Armchair Opticians. Association David Shannon, AOP AAOptometrists AOP) Awards head judge, said: awards. “Throughout the year
The awards, which members of our launched in 2011, profession and the recognise the highest industry provide first-rate levels of achievement in eye and vision care to the UK optics. public. The standard of
Park Lane Opticians has entrants for this year’s been trading for four years AOP Awards has been and was selected by a exceptionally high and in committee for its reaching the shortlist Park outstanding work as a Lane have shown both young practice which has innovation and developed a range of eye distinction.”
●● Rob Nicholls, Managing Director of Plastic Card Services.