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Double award success for Bechtle UK at the Wiltshire Business Awards 2017.
Friday 5th May brought award success for Bechtle direct UK. Following 2 applications, a meet the judges reception, a visit to the office from the judges and the final Gala Dinner, Bechtle direct UK were honoured to receive 2 of the highly sought after awards on the night.

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Winners on stage: Ajay Arithoppah, Cloud Specialist, undJames Napp, Managing Director, Bechtle direct UK.

Taking place at Center Parcs, Warminster, the Wiltshire Business Awards are an annual event attended by over 500 people that gives the opportunity for businesses within Wiltshire to make a name for themselves by earning one of the prestigious awards.


The first gong of the evening was the Medium Size Enterprise Award. Having been shortlisted along with 5 other businesses, it was an immense achievement for Bechtle to claim the coveted award from sponsor, Nat West. The award was given to the business that provided a strong business plan for the future along with innovative marketing and sales strategies. The winner also had to provide evidence of development and commitment to staff.


James Napp, Managing Director, and Beth Tomlins, Marketing Assistant at Bechtle direct UK.

Managing Director, James Napp was absolutely delighted. He said: "One of the biggest accolades you can get is when people come into your business and they say what a good job you are all doing and we are delighted to be receiving this award tonight. It is a real pleasure to go and work with these guys every day so thank you so much to all the team."


We have entered the awards for several years and last year we were runners up so we are delighted to get it this year. We moved into a purpose-built head office in Chippenham five years ago, so it is really only the start for us - we have much bigger ambitions. It is an exciting time for Bechtle.

James Napp, Managing Director, Bechtle direct UK 


Der zweite Erfolg des Abends kam, als Bechtle der Award für Mitarbeiterentwicklung und Kundenorientierung gewann. Neun andere Unternehmen waren noch für drei Awards in der engeren Auswahl (kleine, mittlere und große Unternehmen). Dieser Preis wurde dem Unternehmen verliehen, das ein großes Augenmerk auf interne und externe Kommunikation sowie auf die Entwicklungs- und Weiterbildungsmöglicheiten legt. Außerdem wurde bewertet, welchen Nutzen die Mitarbeiterentwicklung für die Organisation, die Belegschaft und die Kunden hat und welche Belohnung und Anerkennung die Belegschaft und die Kunden erhalten.


In Anlehnung an den Erfolg des ersten Awards sagte James Napp: „Wir sind so überrascht, dass wir heute Abend noch eine Auszeichnung erhalten haben. Es ist toll, weil wir so viel Energie darauf verwenden, die richtigen Leute zu finden. Wir tun alles dafür, Menschen die Möglichkeit zu geben, Dinge zu ändern und das Unternehmen zu ihrem zu machen.“


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Published on May 26, 2017.