Accolade for Ruddocks at 2017 Chamber Business Awards

Ruddocks, the Lincoln based integrated design and print agency has been crowned one of the winners in the East Midlands heats of the Chamber 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.

The Excellence in Customer Service winner will now go forward to represent the East Midlands region in the national finals, which take place in London in November.

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.

“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.”

The team at Ruddocks provide fully integrated marketing communications’ solutions from branding and design, right through to high quality bespoke print, storage and mail fulfilment, helping their clients communicate more effectively. Some of their current clients include British Steel, the NHS, Lincoln Cathedral, International Bomber Command Centre and the University of Lincoln.

The business is no stranger to winning awards having recently won six awards at the Transform Awards Europe, including the overall grand prix for its rebrand of British Steel; and the CIPR Award for Best Internal Publication. They were also shortlisted at the 2017 Lincolnshire Digital and Tech Awards with LIVES, and The Lincolnshire Puppy, a joint educational project with the University of Lincoln was also highly high commended at the Heist Awards.

Managing Director of Ruddocks Paul Banton commented on winning:

“We are exceptionally proud of winning this award. Everyone at Ruddocks, from our account managers to our delivery team, has a massive impact on the customer service we give and this is fantastic recognition of the hard work of all our team, who each ensure we constantly go above and beyond.  We are looking forward to the nationals and wish all finalists the very best of luck”.

Simon Beardsley, Chief Executive at Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce spoke about Ruddocks saying:

“We’re absolutely thrilled for Ruddocks - a business who have been around for a very long time and one that has certainly made an imprint on the local business community.

“Ruddocks is well known for carrying out top quality consistent work, having a brilliant team of staff and an inspiring work culture, and we are proud to have them representing Lincolnshire for these very special and prestigious awards.

“It’s always exciting when a local business is recognised at a national level. It just goes to show the outstanding work being achieved in the county and we want to take this opportunity to congratulate Ruddocks for winning this award, and we wish them all the best of luck as they go through to the finals in London later this year”. 



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