Fortel are proud to have been shortlisted for a major national business award recognising our positive social impact.
Our community and charity work, focused on delivering tangible benefits to those in need within the West Midlands, wider UK and India, coupled with proactive community engagement and an ethos built on diversity and inclusion, helped us to claim a place amongst 10 finalists in the Positive Social Impact category of the Lloyds National Business Awards 2020.
Previous Lloyds National Business award winners include fitness sensation Joe Wicks,
Timpson CEO James Timpson OBE, DPD UK, Hotel Chocolat and dementia newspaper Daily Sparkle.
Fortel CEO, Sat Nijjer, said: “Since our inception, social value has been a top priority. We want to create a lasting legacy alongside the work we do.
“Our company values focus on people, promise and progress – with social value at the heart of our promise.
“With the continual development of our workforce and the engagement of local communities, we are able to reach the talent pools that are hard-to-reach and underrepresented and bring them into the construction industry.
“Diversity and inclusion coupled with fairness and respect ensure we retain the best workforce from the UK now and going into the future.”
Sarah Austin, Lloyds National Business Awards director, said: “When it comes to business recognition, the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards are the ones to win.
“They allow any successful organisation to tell their story, from large private and public
companies, to thriving entrepreneurial businesses, promising start-ups and established SMEs.
“Winning a Lloyds Bank National Business Award comes with significant business benefits,
including increased brand awareness and reputation among customers and partners, valuable insight into best practice and employee recognition and retention.”