On Thursday 3rd May, Contechs was announced as the winner of the ‘contribution to the community’ award at the annual Business Masters West Midlands Awards Dinner. TheBusinessDesk.com annual Masters Awards dinner is one of the key dinners in the region’s business calendar. The black-tie dinner attracts key influencers, decision makers, business owners and senior managers from a wide range of high-profile companies and business sectors, including Contechs. Managing Director, Peter Jarvis, said: We were thrilled to win this award, as a recognition of our contribution to the community. You will see from our website that we take our responsibilities as a large business very serious in this area, and are always keen to support good causes, both locally and nationally, whenever possible”.
The Steve Olney Memorial Award is an annual design competition for final year undergraduates at the Coventry University School of Art and Design, celebrating outstanding achievement. For the first time, Contech’s well-attended award ceremony is being integrated within the University’s annual ‘Industry Night’, which is due to take place on 17th May 2018 The University’s end-of-academic-year event aims to celebrate the talent and achievements of students, as well as exploring how the latest generation of graduates will help to shape the future, making it the perfect place to complete final judging for the 2018 Contechs Steve Olney Award. As well as attendees from both the University and Contechs, there will be representatives from the automotive and marine industries, offering undergraduate nominees the opportunity to network among influential guests and fellow candidates. Whilst celebrating the talent and achievements of students and exploring how the latest generation of graduates will
A Warwick based automotive design and engineering services provider, is the 100th Warwickshire business to be awarded the prestigious Warwickshire County Council Employability Charter, for its commitment to supporting young people to succeed in the workplace. Contechs has been awarded the Charter for its strong commitment to working with Warwickshire schools, and inspiring young people to follow a career in engineering by showing them what a dynamic and exciting sector it is with many high-tech career opportunities. Introduced in 2015, the Employabililty Charter is awarded to local businesses for activities which encourage and facilitate employability skills among young people. It’s a key part of the County Council’s £2.4 million Skills for Employment programme to improve the employability skills and attributes of young people, so businesses can recruit more readily to address skills gaps. Set up in 1997, Contechs – which last year turned over £65m and employs around 1,000 people
Zoe’s Place, a charity specialising in compassionate care for children with life-altering and life-threatening illnesses, holds an annual fundraising ball, which is always well supported by leading automotive engineering company Contechs, as well as other local businesses and community figures. We are pleased to announce that the 2018 event, which is following a ‘Kings and Queens’ theme, has completely sold out. Over 400 people will be attending the event on 18th May, at Coombe Abbey. Contech’s’ Managing Director, Peter Jarvis, who is also Chairman of the Zoe’s Place Business Group, works throughout the year to support the charity in various ways. He says: “We are thrilled to hear that this year’s event is scheduled to be the biggest yet and I am hopeful that we’ll be able to break the fundraising record too for this well deserving charity”. “To enable the hospice to stay open 24-hours per day, 365 days a year, the charity faces a continual problem of raising sufficient funds – they