dunnhumby
dunnhumby

Science firm dunnhumby , based in Uxbridge Road, Ealing are sponsoring the Community Champion award

Mark Hinds, managing director, said: "We’re so pleased to sponsor the Community Champion award as it is relevant to what we do and aligns with our company values. Every year our people undertake volunteer projects with the local communities where we work, in Ealing and all around the world.”

dunhumby's previous successes include the Tesco Clubcard loyalty scheme and has been ranked by the Sunday Times in the top 100 best companies to work for and is one of the largest private employers in Ealing, with nearly 750 staff. dunnhumby encourages its employees to take part in its charity work, both locally and nationally, including raising money for the Brain Tumour Charity, supporting a local youth community festival in Ealing, as well as volunteer days for helping maintain local green spaces such as Walpole park. In 2014 dunnhumby will also be working with local schools to provide mentoring to students.

Bluebird Care


Bluebird Care in Pitshanger Lane, Ealing are sponsoring the Employee of the Year .

Ray Mortimer set up Bluebird Care nearly four years ago and now has 40 carers from across the globe and 70 clients. He prides himself on providing a unique service of tailored care visits, from 15 minutes to full live-in support. This has recently included care for adults with learning difficulties and special needs.

Ray said: "Business has doubled since this time last year in terms of numbers of customers and care workers. Live-in care has become more popular than we expected. Most people want to stay in their own home which is a better option for most people and keeps them in a better frame of mind. Going into a home can be very traumatic."

Ray, who has two sons, a daughter and four grandchildren, said their aim was to "maintain the clients' independence as much as possible. We are improving people’s quality of life. It is tremendously rewarding."

Northfields estate agents

Northfields Estates in Northfield Avenue, West Ealing are sponsoring the Business Champion award .

Northfields estate agents have won 29 national awards from best marketing to best customer, and donates part of the fees from each sale and let to the Log Cabin charity. The firm is also involved in local schools, Party in the Park and Light up the Lane.

Managing director Richard Palfreeman, 50, who opened the family-run business in 1988, said: “We listen to our customers, such as asking them what they particularly like about their property. Then we include that in the details. Where required we do individual websites. We try and stay ahead of the game. I like to be innovative and I am a very good networker. We also have very good staff and look after them. I am delighted to be supporting the Pride awards, which is a very worthwhile event for the borough of Ealing."

A member of the Ealing Chamber of Commerce (and twice its president) as well as other business and networking groups, Richard believes it is vital to be a part of your community .He said: “If you work in the community you have to give something back. It makes you feel better about yourself and helps the staff to feel involved.”

Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre
 

Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre are sponsoring the Young Achiever award .

Stuart Hill, Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre manager, said: "We are particularly delighted to be supporting the Young Achiever category which recognises outstanding personal achievements or the yuoung people's sterling efforts to help deserving members of the community.

"We congratulate all of the nominees and winners of the Pride in our People awards for their truly impressive work which is testament to the strong community spirit in Ealing."The new owners of Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre, British Land, are committed to providing a meaningful local shopping environment for the people of Ealing and to be supporting the local community."

St George
St George
 

St George West London Limited are sponsoring the My Hero Award .

Ian Dobie Managing Director of St George, said: “St George is, once again, delighted to be sponsoring a Pride in our People Award in this, its 11th anniversary year. We are proud to be part of the celebration of outstanding, and often unrecognised, work of the people in our community."It is the people that make a place and we are particularly pleased to be sponsoring the My Hero Award.

"We feel that everyone who has been nominated for this award deserves the ‘local hero’ title and we congratulate them all and thank them for the difference that they make to our community.”St George PLC creates vibrant new residential and mixed-use developments across the capital, from the stylish new dockside location, Chelsea Creek and vibrant 32-acre riverside development, to Beaufort Park near Hendon, North West London.

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