A Taunton businessman who has raised his two children over the last nine years as a single parent while leading his business start up into a multi-million pound company has taken two honours at The Somerset Business Awards.
Online PR News – 28-October-2010 – – A Taunton businessman who has raised his two children over the last nine years as a single parent while leading his business start up into a multi-million pound company has taken two honours at The Somerset Business Awards.
Jeremy Hyams, the Chief Executive Officer of Property Consortium UK, has been awarded The Albert Goodman Entrepreneur of the Year accolade at the Somerset Business Awards – while his business took the Somerset Business of the Year title for more than 50 employees.
The entreprenuer award was presented to 42-year-old Jeremy in recognition of his positive role as a ‘Dadpreneur’ - balancing caring for his children while keeping his business on a growth curve.
Operating from Culmhead Business Park, Jeremy’s business has gone from strength to strength since its launch in 1996 – growing into three separate but interlinked companies – Property Consortium UK, Building Claims Services and Property Consortium Drainage.
The businesses turnover is now in excess of £12million and employs almost 80 people.
Awarding the second title, of Somerset Business of the Year, judges recognised the high-level Investment placed on staff training, commitment to the environment and the management team’s clear vision of the business’s strategic direction – namely to be the market-leading property repair service for the insurance industry.
Jeremy said: “I’m absolutely over the moon. To win two titles came as a complete shock.
“The success is testimony to the hard work of the team here.”
Find out more about Jeremy at http://www.shepherd-pr.com/ceo-profile.htm
About The Somerset Business Awards
The Awards took place on Friday October 22nd at the Somerset County Cricket Ground. It is now widely regarded as one of the most prestigious events in the county's business calendar and was attended by nearly 300 people. It was organised in partnership by the Somerset Chamber of Commerce and the FSB. Further detail on the winners and pictures from the night can be found at www.somersetbusinessawards.org.uk
About Property Consortium UK
Since its inception in 1996 Property Consortium UK has become an established Building Repair Network (BRN) and Service Delivery Centre to various markets. These include Insurers, Loss Adjusters, Brokers, House Builders, Housing Associations and property-related industries. The company’s success is attributable to the effective utilisation of its managed network of building professionals and independent surveyors - repairing properties and instilling customer confidence 24 hours a day.
Property Consortium UK Limited
Culmhead Business Centre
Taunton, Somerset, TA3 7DY
Tel 0845 250 4404 Fax 0845 250 4401
Press release issued by Jane Shepherd of Shepherd PR Limited, on behalf of the Property Consortium UK, telephone 01538 308685/308099, mobile 07985 129315.
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