A rare opportunity for all of our departments to come together, dress up and enjoy a night out. We strongly believe in celebrating our people, so our annual celebration party is a great opportunity to do just this by reflecting on the past year and announcing the winners of our annual staff awards.
Three of these awards were voted for by our customers and others were voted for by our staff. We think gaining peer feedback makes these awards even more meaningful to the recipients, and really highlights those who leave a lasting, positive impact on others.
Employee of the Year and Transport Colleague of the Year
“Always polite, smiley, friendly, helpful, a pleasure to have as our delivery driver.”
We are thrilled to have Laura in the team; she is as highly respected by her peers as she is by her customers. And Laura is also our only female driver – flying the flag for female HGV drivers - and she is an exceptional employee. A very worthy winner of both awards – well done Laura!
Telesales Person of the Year
Sales Person of the Year
Business Support Colleague of the Year
Star of the Year
Warehouse Colleague of the Year
Recognised for his work ethic and continued level of high performance, was Warehouse Operator Alistair Marshall. Well done Alistair!
Alistair couldn’t join us on the awards night but was delighted to find out he had won this award.
The nominees for this award also included Warehouse Operators Connor Barton and Darren Revell and Warehouse Forklift Driver Steve Gooderham.
Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award
A special award, voted for by employees, this went to Steve Gooderham, one of our Warehouse Forklift Drivers, whose efforts and observations as a first aider helped to save a colleague's life, when he was in the early stages of a heart attack whilst at work.
Steve’s quick thinking meant his co-worker got to hospital quickly, received treatment and is now back at work. Well done and thank you Steve!
Please look out for these awards again at the end of this year and your chance to vote and share feedback about your Thomas Ridley Team. Here for all of your foodservice needs.