A FINANCIAL adviser support group based in Huddersfield is to represent the UK in a European-wide awards.
SimplyBiz, which has offices at the town’s Galpharm Stadium, will compete against businesses from across the continent in the European Business Awards.
The company received the good news at an event organised by award sponsor HSBC at its offices in London’s Canary Wharf.
SimplyBiz will now battle it out against other companies to scoop a Ruban d’Honneur. Final category award winners will be unveiled on November 16 in Paris.
Ken Davy, who is chairman of SimplyBiz and the Huddersfield Giants, accepted the certificate at the London event. He said: “We are absolutely delighted to be selected to represent United Kingdom and it’s an honour to be recognised as one of the leading organisations in our country and in our field.”
The European Business Awards aims to raise the profile of companies which combine innovation and commercial success with bringing benefits to the social environment in which they operate.
Mr Davy was congratulated at the London event by Adrian Tripp, chief executive officer of the European Business Awards, and Noel Quinn, head of UK commercial banking at HSBC Bank plc, who said: “We are pleased to have taken part in the European Business Awards.”