Global recruitment and project manpower provider, specialising in the energy and rail sectors, Samuel Knight International, enjoyed an evening at the Lloyds Bank Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year.

The winners for the Lloyds Bank National Business awards 2018 were announced yesterday evening (13th November) at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London.

Now in their 17th year, the awards have a long-standing history of celebrating the best of British business. Often referred to as the “Oscars of great British business” by Former Prime Minister David Cameron, the awards recognise companies who are driving exceptional growth across the country.

Samuel Knight International was in the running for the 'The Elite London Stock Exchange Group Scale-Up Award' & 'The Lloyds Bank Small to Medium Size Business of the Year'.

The nominations recognised Samuel Knight for its tremendous performance within the last four years. Transforming into a £16 million pound turnover company, increasing headcount from four to fifty employees and expanding from one to three offices with bases in Newcastle, London and Bristol.

Although Samuel Knight International were not winners on the evening, Steve Rawlingson, CEO, said:

“To receive a double nomination is not only an honour but a testament to our hard work, determination and the talent we have invested in. Over the past year we have focused significantly on growing the team and creating a culture people want to be a part of and I am incredibly proud of what we have all achieved.”

“What sets us apart from the competition is that Samuel Knight is a people centric business and this has helped us evolve and grow. We are all working towards the same vision: building a workforce of employees with shared values and helping them to achieve their goals. Our fantastic team have played a huge role in this exciting journey so far and we’re especially proud to be recognised on a national scale, and to represent the North East which is where it all began.”

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