Local small business wins national award

By Anita Jaynes on 5 December, 2015

GBEA Winning Photo

Sales Coaching Solutions, a South West sales and customer service training company, has been awarded special merit for the Service Industries’ Entrepreneur of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. The awards are regarded as the ultimate bench mark of Entrepreneurial Success across the UK and to be considered for the awards is an achievement in itself.

This year’s ceremony took place in London on 25 November and was trending on twitter for most of the evening. The aim of the night is to congratulate up and coming entrepreneurs from all over the UK for all the hard work and effort that they have put into the UK economy. Altogether there are 16 categories that range from food through to fashion, retail, services and tech such as the Digital Entrepreneur of the Year, Food and Drink Entrepreneur of the Year, Social Enterprise Entrepreneur of the Year, Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year and one that has gained a lot of traction in the last few months in light of export week, is the International Trade Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Alison Edgar, managing director of Sales Coaching Solutions said: “It is an absolute honour to receive a special merit for my category and I want to reiterate how important it is for small and medium businesses to be involved in events such as this. Being a company of only three employees, to win a national award is outstanding and I am truly humbled by this opportunity.” Alison has also been shortlisted for the Sales Lifetime Achievement Award for the British Excellence in Sales and Marketing Awards 2016.

With the awards being presented by the successful business entrepreneur, Caprice Bourrett, there were a number of blue-chip sponsors, including – NatWest, MINI, FedEx, AXA Business Insurance, Exact, Kingston Smith, Intuit, Nabarro, OKI, Croner, Entrepreneurial Spark, Constant Contact and ACT Pathway, all of which are dedicated to the growth of the UK’s entrepreneurial economy and trade industry.

Sales Coaching Solutions hold sales courses across the South West. To find out more information please visit www.salescoachingsolutions.co.uk or tweet them @SalesCoaching_S