Ashford based RIFT Group, have been crowned one of the winners in the Southern region heats of the British Chambers of Commerce Business Awards 2017. Now in their 14th year, the Awards are a highlight of the business calendar, recognising the key role that local businesses play in driving the UK economy.
As the Excellence in Customer Service winner, RIFT Group will now go forward to represent the Southern region in the national finals, which take place in London in November.
Jo James, Bradley Post and Jan Post
Francis Martin, President of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said:
“Businesses are the backbone and driving force of the UK economy. Even in the face of uncertain times, they continue to show their resilience and strength – creating opportunities for employment, investment and growth.
“Our judges are always impressed by the high standard of submissions, and the calibre of entries this year was no different. The finalists in the Chamber Business Awards represent the best of this country’s entrepreneurial spirit, creativity and hard-work.
“The Chamber Business Awards are the perfect opportunity for us to celebrate our business communities’ achievements, to take stock of the outstanding performances of UK businesses over the past year, and to encourage and inspire others to follow in their footsteps.”
Jo James, Chief Executive of the Kent Invicta Chamber said:
“As a longstanding member of the Chamber, I am delighted that Rift have won the Southern Region Award and wish them every success in the national finals. RIFT Group are a key employer in the County and have been working with Kent businesses and national businesses since 1999. Over this over this their business has diversified and services range from claiming tax refunds for individuals through to helping small business innovators claim R&D Tax Credits.”