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Spencer Ogden and David Spencer-Percival Announced as National Business Awards Finalists

Spencer Ogden and David Spencer-Percival Announced as National Business Awards Finalists

- Spencer Ogden up against eleven leading UK SMBs in the Santander Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year category -

- David Spencer-Percival takes on nine business leaders in the Orange Entrepreneur of the Year category -

Spencer Ogden has today been shortlisted for the Santander Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year Award. Spencer Ogden’s CEO, David Spencer-Percival, has also been shortlisted for Entrepreneur of the Year award at this year’s National Business Awardsin partnership with Orange. Since its launch in 2010, Spencer Ogden has become a recognised leader in the energy recruitment sector with a third year forecasted annual turnover of &pound28 million, six global offices and a team of over 130 people.

Spencer Ogden is the only recruitment agency nominated for a National Business Award.

Spencer Ogden will now go up against the likes of Prisym ID (labelling and tracking software) and Trunki (a luggage company which originally found fame on Dragon’s Den).

Stephen Dury, Director of Strategy and Market Development at Santander Corporate Banking, and judge for the Small to Medium Sized Business of the Year category, said: “Spencer Ogden has a clear vision to be the best in its field. This, combined with hands-on leadership and a single-minded focus to deliver results for their clients and candidates without compromising personal service, is proving to be a winning strategy.”

Spencer-Percival, meanwhile, will be judged against Lawrence Jones, CEO of Fast UK and Michael Tobin from Telecitygroup PLC, amongst other entrepreneurs.

Guy Rigby, Director - Head of Entrepreneurs at Smith & Williamson, and judge for the Entrepreneur of the Year category, said: “David has created a well thought-out, well-financed and well-managed business in Spencer Ogden, which has achieved spectacular growth in a very short time.”

Spencer Ogden and David Spencer-Percival will battle it out for the prestigious awards, with the winners being revealed at the National Business Awards gala dinner held on 13th November in London.

David Spencer-Percival, CEO of Spencer Ogden, said: “It is a great honour to be recognised for my efforts in building Spencer Ogden with Sir Peter Ogden, and an even greater honour for the business to receive a nomination in this highly competitive category. We’re up against some tough competition but are delighted that Spencer-Ogden is the only recruitment business to make the final cut.”

The National Business Awards has today revealed over 150 of Britain’s leading businesses and business leaders as finalists in the prestigious awards programme. Organisations shortlisted include a range of private, public and third sector companies, including National Grid, Marks and Spencer, and London Early Years Foundation.

All National Business Awards finalists represent an annual turnover in excess of &pound135 billion and collectively employ over 700,000. They cover activities as diverse as digital marketing, international road haulage and logistics, water engineering and life sciences: sectors that reflect key areas of UK capability with high potential for international expansion. The diverse size of the companies entering is also huge – ranging from a business with an annual turnover of less than &pound50k to high growth and high value companies with multi-billion revenues.

Baroness Virginia Bottomley, Chair of Judges, said: “This year has been a challenging environment for British businesses: these finalists demonstrate how companies are succeeding in the current climate through innovation, originality and tenacity. It’s good to see a broad range of companies both in sector and size – an impressive representation of the potential British businesses have. Congratulations to all our finalists.”


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