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UK based mobile communications provider Cellhire plc have received the much coveted Queen’s Award For Enterprise and International Trade.

The award recognises and encourages outstanding achievements in overseas earnings by UK businesses.

Cellhire, a mobile communications specialist, has been awarded the honour for ‘Continuous Achievement in International Trade’. It recognises the company’s substantial overseas earnings, growth and commercial success in the last six years, during which time Cellhire has become the leading global supplier of mobile solutions, with clients ranging from the Ministry of Defence to the BBC and offices around the globe, from London to Cannes, Japan to New York .

To achieve the award, as well as showing strong international trade figures, the Company also had to demonstrate its;QA_Lg

  • impact on society – displayed in Cellhire’s commitment to charities such as the St Leonard’s Hospice, York, for whom the Company is a corporate patron, and the American Red Cross, supported by Cellhire USA during the Tsunami relief work
  • environmental impact – shown through the recycling of office consumables and conducting environmentally compliant disposal methods of equipment
  • relationship with employees – confirmed through Cellhire’s recognition as an ‘Investor in People’ and the significant investments in internal communication and reward systems.

Tim Williams, Chairman and CEO of the Group says; “Everyone at Cellhire is delighted to win this prestigious award which recognises the Company’s achievements in building a business with a truly worldwide presence.”

The award was presented to Tim on the 22nd April 2005 at the Gladstone Library, 1 Whitehall Place, London, England by His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester KG, GCVO.

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