Our Growth & Awards

We strive every day to be the best of the best

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

2016
2015

Acquisitions

Compwise

Calyx

Business Comms
 


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)

 


Accreditation

Customer First

Investors in People

BSI Environmental Standard

BSI 9001 Quality Management

Microsoft Partner – Gold Customer Relationship Management

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 divisions – 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

2009 – 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