VIDEO - Sleaford Town Awards - The best in the business

The best that Sleaford has to offer in terms of businesses, employers and customer service were highlighted at the Sleaford Town Awards.

The best that Sleaford has to offer in terms of businesses, employers and customer service were highlighted at the Sleaford Town Awards.

Ray Butler Ltd receives the Business of the Year Award from Ian Tomlinson of Sleafordian Coaches. EMN-150420-131555001

Ray Butler Ltd receives the Business of the Year Award from Ian Tomlinson of Sleafordian Coaches. EMN-150420-131555001

This included Employer of the Year for a second consecutive year to Sleafordian Coaches.

Ian Tomlnson of Sleafordian said it was something that both he and managing director Mark Broughton believed was important - as well as getting you from A to B in a reasonably presented, well maintained vehicle. He said: “We do put a lot of time into it and it matters a great deal.

“Our business is about people and those people matter.”

Charlotte Reynolds, owner of Zeebra hair salon, was particularly grateful for The Standard readers who voted for her business to receive the Customer Service Award saying they always try to give the best service they can.

Ian Tomlinson of Sleafordian Coaches (right) receives Employer of the Year Award from David Heath, partner with Ringrose Law. EMN-150420-131613001

Ian Tomlinson of Sleafordian Coaches (right) receives Employer of the Year Award from David Heath, partner with Ringrose Law. EMN-150420-131613001

Matt Cook, managing director of Business of the Year winner Ray Butler Ltd (pictured above) outlined their exciting plans to open a showroom in new premises on the outskirts of town which is due to open shortly.

They planned to consolidate over the next year while branching into solar power and home automation of devices such as lighting, heating and media controls as well as continuing their traditional areas of commercial, industrial and agricultural sector clients.

Charlotte Reynolds, owner of Zeebra hair salon, accepts the Customer Service Award from Nadim Aziz of the India Garden restaurant. EMN-150420-131624001

Charlotte Reynolds, owner of Zeebra hair salon, accepts the Customer Service Award from Nadim Aziz of the India Garden restaurant. EMN-150420-131624001