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Business award winner
Glasgow-based branch manager and DRIVE Editor, Claire Hughes, has won the 2018 Women of the Future Award for Business. Reflecting on her entry, the judges said, “Claire is a business dynamo. [We] found her passion and energy infectious and were so impressed with the way in which she goes above and beyond each day to mentor and develop others. Our judges feel that this award is a fitting recognition for how Claire inspires others to grow in their careers and they hope this award is a platform that will help Claire take her work to a whole new level.”
Most powerful women
Enterprise CEO Pam Nicholson was once again featured in the Fortune Magazine list of the most powerful women in business. This is the 12th consecutive year that Pam has been mentioned on this prestigious list. Like many other employees, Pam began working for Enterprise as a management trainee, and gradually worked her way through a number of promotions before becoming CEO – and one of the most powerful working women in the world.
Race Equality Awards 2018
Enterprise has won the Recruitment Award at Business in the Community’s 2018 Race Equality Awards. The Recruitment Award recognises employers who are working towards ensuring all recruitment processes are free from discrimination and racial bias at every stage and take steps to attract diverse talent. Enterprise won this award because it demonstrated that hiring BAME employees is part of the company’s everyday culture. It isn’t a special initiative or a one-off programme. Enterprise is an organisation that is creating opportunities for hundreds of talented BAME individuals.