On Friday 1st December, Mountjoy held its first awards ceremony to recognise staff from across the company.

The Integrity Awards Ceremony, held at the Pyramids in Southsea, was attended by 180 of Mountjoy’s 300-strong staff from offices in Ealing, Winchester, Southampton, the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth. Employees were nominated by colleagues, managers and independent panels to ensure that everyone stood a chance of winning.

The Integrity Built-in Award, sponsored by Futuremost Windows, included staff that had been nominated over the course of the whole year was won by Portsmouth Repairs Manager, Andy Patten. Steve Daker and Matt Anderson were highly commended in the category.

The Above and Beyond Award, sponsored by Volkswagen, recognised employees who have exceeded expectations and gone above and beyond in supporting the business. The Award was won by Isle of Wight Lead Supervisor, Adrian Blake, highly commended were Richard Peterson and Gemma Harmon.

The Health and Safety Award, sponsored by SMI, recognised individuals who have played a significant role in keeping both themselves and work colleagues safe and healthy. Winning the award was Steve Reece, electrician, from Portsmouth. Michael Morgan and Daniel Byng were highly commended for the award.

The Outstanding Employee Award, sponsored by Breeze Motor Group, acknowledges employees who had been continuously outstanding in what they do for the business throughout 2017. Glen Moreton, ICT/Finance Manager, was voted winner and highly commended were Katherine Coles and Martyn Warne.

The Outstanding Leader Award, sponsored by Red’s Builders, recognized someone who had demonstrated outstanding leadership skills in their team, contract or project. Operations Manager, Chris Attwell won the award, with Duncan O’Rourke and Stuart Hendry highly commended.

Completing the evening was the Managing Director’s Award, sponsored by Cemoc, which was won by Contract Manager, Paul Deluchi.

To top off the night, a raffle was held for local charity Simon Says who support bereaved children. Over 40 suppliers donated prizes, £2,365 was raised through the raffle which Mountjoy doubled. The total raised for the charity throughout 2017 has been £6,063 so far with one office fundraising day still to take place on 15th December. Mountjoy will continue to support the charity in 2018.