Success for Evolution ABS at Somerset Business Awards!
On the 19th October, Evolution ABS was announced winner of the ‘Skills for Growth Award’ in the 2018 annual Somerset Business Awards; the largest business awards in the county. The Skills for Growth Award, judged by Wessex Reserve Forces & Cadets Association, recognised our success in investing in the skills of their existing workforce to meet a particular business need, but also have shown a commitment to developing the Somerset workforce of the future.
The 2018 Somerset Business Awards was the most competitive to date; receiving over ninety entries, an increase of approximately 36.5% compared to 2017. The 'Black-Tie' awards' ceremony was held at Wellsprings Leisure Centre in Taunton on 19th October and was attended by approximately four hundred guests representing business within the local area. In true Somerset style, Somerset cricketer, Peter Trego, announced the fourteen award winners to the anxiously waiting entrants.
Our firm boasts a young and dynamic team and prides themselves on the exceptional training that we offer employees; continually striving to invest in our employees skills, both professionally and personally. Through attending and delivering careers fairs; arranging business tours; investing in work experience opportunities and active mentoring, Evolution ABS has shown a determined commitment to developing the Somerset workforce of the future.
Margaret Scarrott, founder of Evolution ABS says “We are especially thrilled to be recognised for our training and broader development work for young people - they go on to help us and so many others in Somerset, which is really exciting and rewarding."
Photo (left to right) Becky Derrick, Alice Gay, Margaret Scarrott, Georgia Manning, Kate Bailey, Ellie Hammett, Alice Dibble
Photo credit: Tessa Chapman Photography
Trainee Business Administrator & Marketing Coordinator
Georgia joined Evolution ABS in September 2016 after studying her level 3 Travel & Tourism Diploma. She has since completed her Business Administration level 2 apprenticeship with Richard Huish College and is currently studying towards level 3. Georgia also helps coordinate the firms marketing resources.
In her spare time she is an active member of Wellington and Taunton Young Farmers and assists with secretarial role of the Somerset branch of the Centre of Management in Agriculture. Georgia also enjoys going to music festivals and concerts, cycling, going to the gym and her annual holiday to Ibiza.