Our Growth & Awards

We strive every day to be the best of the best

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Acquisition – Parachute IT

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Comms National Award

5 year in a row!!

Best Companies to Work For – 7 years in a row!

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Acquisition – Avenir

We are and have always been an ambitious organisation with a desire to grow and be great at what we do.

2016

Acquisitions

Shellcom

 


Accreditation

BSI Environmental Standard

BSI 9001 Quality Management


Awards

The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

2015

Acquisitions

Compwise

Calyx

Business Comms


Accreditation

Customer First

Investors in People

BSI Environmental Standard

BSI 9001 Quality Management

Microsoft Partner – Gold Customer Relationship Management

 


Awards

The Sunday Times 3rd Best Companies to Work For

Investor in People – Leader of the Year

Northern Tech Awards – Top 15 fastest growing technology companies

Northern Tech Awards – Top 50 fastest growing Company

Sunday Times Innovation in Engagement Practice

MegaBuyte – UK Top 50 best performing privately-owned technology companies

HR Excellence Awards- Most people focused CEO (finalist to be announced 30/06)

 

 

 

 

2014

Acquisitions

The CRM Business

 

Accreditation

Microsoft Gold Partner

Microsoft Gold Customer Relationship Management

 

Awards

The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

Comms National Award – Outstanding Industry Contribution Award (CEO David Pollock)

North East Cheshire Business Awards – Excellence in Customer Service

North East Cheshire Business Awards – Best Companies to Work for

European business awards – UK Champion – Customer Focus

 

Milestones

400 Chess People

Chess split into divisionts – Business, Corporate and Partner Services

2013

Acquisitions

75th Acquisitions

 

Awards

The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

 

Milestones

200 Chess People

£1M per month turnover

2010 - 2012

Acquisitions

2010 – Acquired ebillz

2010 – 50th Acquisitions

 

Accreditations

2010 – BSI Environmental Standard

2011 – Institute of Customer Service

 

Awards

2010 – The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

2011 – Profit Track 100

2011 – The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

2012 – The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

2012 – Mobile Industry Awards

 

Milestones

2012 – Relaunch of Blueprint – written by our people

2005 - 2009

Accreditations

2008 – BSI Environmental Standard

2009 – Customer First

 

Awards

2006 – Sunday Times Fast Track 100

2007 – Sunday Times Tech Track 100

3009 – Sunday Times Tech Track 100

2008 – National Training Award

2008 – Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (CEO David Pollock)

2008 – Telecoms Industry Entrepreneur of the Year (CEO David Pollock)

2009 – Institute of Directors Cheshire Director of the Year (CEO David Pollock)

 

2000 - 2004

Accreditations

2000 – Investors in People

 

Milestones

2001 – 20 Chess employees

2001 – £1M turnover

 

Acquisitions

2004 – 1st acquisitions

1993-1999

1993 – Chess Born

 

Accreditations

1995 – BSI 9001 Quality Management