Awarding for a whole array of different aspects; including SME of the Year, Business of
the Year and Young Entrepreneur of the year; the evening also began with a live musical
performance and a brief introduction from 2017 Dragons Den's Julianne Ponan.
Active was awarded the illustrious title of 'SME of the Year' at the event; commemorating
their dedication to efficient and successful relocation and workplace interior design
services, both across the country and particularly in the local area.
Based in Reading, the company employs over 30 people and grew by over 20 per cent in
2017. Thanks to a large and evolving portfolio of workplace services, the company now
has a client base of over 200 blue chip organisations. Working with clients such as
Porsche, Aeris, Kyocera, Fiat and Virgin Media, all in within the Thames Valley, the
company has firmly established itself as a leading example of workplace excellence in
Active prides itself in being passionate about the environment, investing in new talent
and practicing what they preach. They've recently embarked on a project to design and
refurbish their own workplace, to provide a more agile and effective space for the team.
“I couldn't be happier or prouder of our team", states Colin Tarsey, founder of Active.
“A company is only as good as the people it employs after all, and I'm truly lucky to
work with such a talented bunch. It's great that we've been able to maintain such a
positive culture, despite unprecedented levels of growth. I'd like to thank everyone at
the company for their dedication to our work and client satisfaction, and the Thames
Valley Business and Community Awards for acknowledging all of this."