The awards ceremony took place on Friday 8 April at Cranage Hall during an event which showcases the very best of East Cheshire. With categories for both small and large businesses this is truly an opportunity for local firms to celebrate their success. The awards are now in their 11th year and, as well as recognising local business achivements, they provide an opportunity to network with peers and raise funds for charity. This year’s benefiting charity was Carers Trust 4 All.
Our training and skills stratgey
SAS Daniels, who have an office in Congleton (as well as in Stockport, Macclesfield and Chester), is committed to working with young people and was one of the first firms in the country to take on legal apprentices. The firm also has a true passion for developing their existing employees.
In December 2015 SAS Daniels were awarded the Investors in People Gold standard – jumping from ‘standard’ in April 2014 straight to the highest level award less than two years later. They were also awarded the Lexcel standard for the 10th year running.
Helen Gowin, SAS Daniels partner and head of the firm’s Congleton office said: ‘We are very proud to have received the Training and Skills Award that recognises our genuine commitment to developing our employees and enabling young people to achieve their full potential.
‘We’re delighted that our success in this area has been acknowledged by our fellow Chamber members and we will continue to invest in our staff and nurture young talent. The owners of the business have made a significant commitment to training the future managers of SAS Daniels LLP.’