RIZE RECRUITMENT HAS THE X-PORT FACTOR
International telecoms recruitment specialists, Rize, has picked up a prestigious prize at this years London Export Awards 2010, which rewards the capitals businesses with the highest X-port factor.
Rize, which was named Londons Financial, Business & Professional Services Exporter of the Year has placed telecommunications contractors in 35 locations, as far ranging as Kabul, Jakarta and Bracknell.
Andy Hillery, Rizes Co-Founder said: Were delighted to have won this London Export Award, its a testament to both the international knowledge and dedication of the whole Rize team.
Lord Davies, Minister for Trade, Investment and Small Business, said: I am incredibly proud of Rize recruitment and all of the other companies that have taken part in this competition. They are shining examples of what can be achieved if you take your business international. They also demonstrate the UKs financial sector is a force to be reckoned with.
Export is one of our most powerful weapons as we emerge from the worldwide recession. Exporting is great for generating new ideas, processes and products. And UKTI can give businesses the best advice in how to access overseas markets.
Rize was also placed 13th in this years Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100. In only its third full year of trading, 2009 saw Rize increase profits before interest and tax by 402% from 105,581 to 530,069. Group sales increased by 84% from 5,069,567 to 9,337,910.
The UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) organised awards, supported by the Mayor of London and sponsored by Barclays Bank, were open to London-based SMEs registered within any of London's 33 boroughs.
The awards judging panel consisted of respected UK entrepreneurs and business authorities. They included:
Chris Blackhurst Evening Standard City Editor
Martin Broughton - Chairman of British Airways
James Caan - investor, entrepreneur and television personality Roger Mavity CEO of the Conran Group