Ground Control finalist in business awards

Ground Control has been shortlisted in the UK Business Awards 2016, in the consumer innovation category.

Ground Control has been shortlisted for a customer innovation award
Ground Control has been shortlisted for a customer innovation award

One of five finalists from across all business sectors, Ground Control won its place because of the company's application of technology to servicing customers across all business streams.

The Billericay, Essex-based contractor will go up against fellow finalists Barclays, Baxi Heating, Legal and General Home Finance and SAM Labs in a Dragons’ Den-style competition on 11 November, where they will present their entry to a team of experienced judges. After judging takes place, the winners are announced at a gala lunch and celebration at Park Plaza, Riverbank, London.

Ground Control sales and marketing director, Andrew Hollyer said getting to the final of the awards was a privilege. "It is a fantastic achievement to be announced as a finalist in the ‘innovation’ category, celebrating our pioneering role in creating leading edge technology to help deliver the outstanding service we pride ourselves on.

"It is amazing how far we have come as a business, achieving a Queen’s Award for Enterprise earlier this year, and to be announced as finalists now, up against some of the country’s biggest names. It is a testament to everyone’s hard work at Ground Control and we look forward to presenting to the judges in November."

Ground Control has also been named as a finalist in this year's BALI Awards four times.

The UK Business Awards, run by Awards International, were created to recognise and reward outstanding achievement in business across key sectors, disciplines and people.

General manager of Awards International Neil Copping said: "The quality of entries has been impressive. I would like to congratulate all the finalists and I am looking forward to celebrating and rewarding their success at the awards ceremony.

Visit UKBA website for a full list of all the finalists.

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