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CHAMBER NAMED AS TIMES TOP 100 ORGANISATION

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Date: 23/02/2018

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that it has been selected as one of The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work for 2018.

The Times Top 100 rewards businesses that have exceptional investment in their employees, and the Chamber team is overjoyed to receive this recognition. Sharon Smith, Chief Executive, Dawn Hardman, Director of HR, Jennifer Madzarevic, Finance Manager, and Lucy Allen, PR Executive, attended the glamorous Best Companies awards ceremony on Wednesday evening (21 February) at Battersea Evolution, London to receive the award.
 
The Chamber has been named as the 46th Best-Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work for in its first year of application. In addition to this accolade, the Chamber has also received a 1-Star accreditation from Best Companies, which is a significant achievement for businesses as it shows that the organisation has “very good” levels of workplace engagement. This award also extends to the support that the Chamber offers to its Members, recognising the hard-work each department puts in to provide the best level of guidance to the business community.
 
The award follows a year of success for H&W Chamber of Commerce, having been selected as a runner-up in the World Chambers Competition back in September last year and more locally, being named a winner at the #WorcestershireHour Awards in December.
 
Speaking of the accolade, Sharon Smith said: “I am thrilled that the Chamber has been named as one of The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work for this year. The award truly highlights how passionate the Chamber team is about supporting the local business community in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, and how this reflects back into the Chamber.
 
“I’d like to thank the Chamber team for their continuous hard work, but I’d like to also extend this to our Members who are the driving force behind the work the Chamber carries out.”
 
To become a part of the nationally recognised network at Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce, please don’t hesitate to contact the Membership team on 01905 673 600 to find out more.