Two senior managers from Hallam, Ben Wood and Jake Elliott, have been nominated in the East Midlands Fastest 40 Awards.

Organised by East Midlands Business Link, the Fastest 40 Awards celebrate the cream of young entrepreneurial talent. It gives recognition to those who are aged 40 or under and who are making a high impact on their own companies as well as the wider world business community.

Both Jake and Ben have been nominated in the “Fastest in the Creative Industries” category, sponsored by HR Protected.

So, two from Team Hallam fighting it out in the Fastest 40 Awards!

East Midlands Fastest 40 Awards


Jake Elliott (right)

Jake is our Business Development Manager, and he plays a key role in developing the Hallam product mix and pricing strategy, identifying new service opportunities and offerings.  Most importantly he is instrumental in building the trust and credibility we need to win new clients.  The continuing growth of our company culmination of  his hard work and preparation: thoroughly understanding our clients requirements,  creating a compelling solution to meet the client’s specific requirements, and working closely with the consultants would deliver the solution.

How would we describe Jake?  Strategic. Tenacious. And a good team player.

Ben Wood (left)

Ben is our Head of Digital Services.  His fresh and creative approach to new products and services is key to keeping us at the forefront in our field.  He has been instrumental in the growth of our company, and has personally developed a range of standard processes and technological advancements. He manages both our service offerings and consultancy teams, and his expertise has enabled our business to scale up and still remain true to our company values of providing innovative, ethical and expert services to our clients.

How would we describe Ben?  Driven and focused. An expert.  And a nice guy.

More about the awards

Sponsored by Eden Public Relations Consultants, Else Solicitors, HR Protected, Press for Attention PR and Streets Chartered Accountants, the awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 26th May 2016, 4pm-6.30pm at the Galleries of Justice in Nottingham’s historic Lace Market district. The event is free of charge.

We all hope to see you there, and book your tickets here

There are four categories in this year’s East Midlands Fastest 40 awards: Overall Winner (sponsored by Else Solicitors); Fastest Owner-Manager (sponsored by Streets Chartered Accountants); Fastest in Professional Services (sponsored by Eden PR); and Fastest in Creative Industries (sponsored by HR Protected). Drinks will be sponsored by Press for Attention PR.

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