Top award for Blidworth firm

Local print and marketing company the Prime Group has been awarded a national accolade.

The Print Week SME Print Company of the year 2013 award was presented to the Blidworth-based firm by comedian Dara O’Brien at a black tie event at London’s Grosvenor Hotel.

The judges said the company was chosen because ‘it has invested in people, in training, in premises and in new equipment’.

The company has doubled in size in the last three years .

Its floor space has expanded by 1,400 square metres and it is and the company is in the process of recruiting more sales staff, judges noted.

The company is also involved in a scheme to help the long-term unemployed find work.

Managing director Jon Tolley said: “To receive this highly contested national award is a fantastic honour for the whole team.

“It is recognition not only of how we operate as a business day to day, but how we continually invest in both our staff and technology in order to adapt to the changing multi-channel communication world in which we and our clients now do business’.