Friday 7th December saw Mountjoy hold its second annual award ceremony to recognise staff across the company for their hard work during 2018.

The Integrity Awards Ceremony, held at the Macdonald Botley Park Hotel, was attended by 113 of Mountjoy’s 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 Grubb and Banks Building Services, included staff that had been nominated over the course of the whole year and was won by Portsmouth DFG Operative, Mike Denyer. Chipo Chimanzi and Richard Lopez were highly commended in the category.

The Above and Beyond Award, sponsored by A Purkiss, recognised employees who have exceeded expectations and gone above and beyond in supporting the business. The award was won by Portsmouth Plasterer, Jacob Sievwright, highly commended were Dale Waters and Danny Powell.

The Health and Safety Award, sponsored by Red’s Builders, recognised individuals who have played a significant role in keeping both themselves and work colleagues safe and healthy. Winning the award was Alex Gurucharri, Supervisor, from Ealing. Mark Kinahan and Steve Hartley were highly commended for the award.

The Glen Moreton Outstanding Employee Award, sponsored by Dennison Doors, acknowledges employees who had been continuously outstanding in what they do for the business throughout 2018. Carrina Whitwick, Financial Business Partner, was voted winner and highly commended were Daniel Taylor and Shane Gulliver.

The Outstanding Leader Award, sponsored by JBM Electrical, recognized someone who had demonstrated outstanding leadership skills in their team, contract or project. University of Portsmouth Contract Manager, Graham Robinson won the award, with Adrian Blake and Darren Quainton highly commended.

Completing the evening was the Managing Director’s Award, sponsored by Economic Insulations, which was won by Financial Business Partner, Carrina Whitwick, in a double win for the evening.


The awards ceremony was followed by a raffle to help raise money for local charity Simon Says, who offer support to bereaved children. Over 15 suppliers donated prizes and £1,530 was raised through the raffle. The total raised for the charity throughout 2018 has been £3,586, which adds to the £6,063 we raised last year.


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