Tyler Robertshaw (10 years’ service award), Jeanette Clifton (25 years’ service award), Steve Smith (Managing Director, presenting awards) and Adrian Smith (10 years’ service award)
SBS congratulated Jeanette Clifton, credit control manager, for reaching her 25-year service milestone.
The company said: 'A true asset to the finance department, Jeanette plays a crucial role managing customer accounts and assisting branches setting up new accounts. This has been pivotal as the business has rapidly expanded (and continues to do so) over the years.
SBS also celebrated staff members reaching their 10 year service who have been a part of the business’s growth having joined when SBS operated from seven branches, half of the number of branches open and in operation today. The 10-year recognition awards went to:
Birmingham: Nick Harvey
Bristol: Craig Wyatt, Steve Lloyd
Head office: Adrian Smith, Tony Dance, Tyler Robertshaw
Leeds: Nick Harvey
Leicester: Darren Kenning
Northampton: Hayley Baxter
Oldham: Gareth Cardwell
Rainham: Alan Edwards, Gary Hobart, Simon McNorton
In addition to celebrating staff longevity, the company also welcomed a number of new faces to the business having recently introduced various new job roles, despite the uncertain times which has unfortunately seen a number of industry related job losses.
There are new additions tothe head office team in Blaby, Leicester within the transport, health & safety and IT departments along with additional support within the branch network.
SBS has also introduced four regional projects & technical specialists; whose main duties are to support branches with key product ranges. This includes internal training, promoting the selected products externally and developing the Smith Brothers CPD library.