International IT services provider, FDM Group, is shortlisted as ‘Company of the Year’ for the Growing Business Awards 2010, hosted by CBI and Real Business.
Some of Britain’s most high-growth companies have been identified in this year’s Growing Business Awards, including the largest IT graduate employer in the UK, FDM Group. The list highlights the rise and resilience of more than 50 businesses and individuals who have prospered in the face of recession.
FDM will directly compete with four other finalists for the prestigious award of ‘Company of the Year’, judged by some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs including Dragons’ Den’s James Caan and Sir Andrew Cahn, CEO of UKTI.
The Growing Business Awards champion Britain’s finest leaders and businesses in the industry, with ‘Company of the Year’ identifying independently owned UK companies that convey business excellence, outstanding financial results and superb management and people practices. Previous winners of the award include innovative DVD rental company LOVEFILM and British luxury toiletries brand King of Shaves.
Winners will be announced at the Growing Business Awards ceremony at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square on November 25 2010.
Matthew Rock, Editor of Real Business, comments: ‘The Company of the Year shortlist shows that UK companies can be world leaders in the most cutting-edge and global industries. The FDM Academy is one of the most respected training facilities for IT graduates in the UK. If the future is information technology, FDM will provide the schooling’.
Kate Pritchard, Managing Editor of Real Business, said: ‘This year’s shortlists are among the strongest we’ve ever found. We’ve identified a raft of substantial, entrepreneurial, growth and digital-focused companies that can face the future with optimism. A key theme this year is SMEs with international expansion in their sights.
‘This year’s Growing Business Awards shortlists are exactly what our economy needs. These businesses instill real confidence that the UK economy possesses innovation, ambition and professionalism in abundance’.
About FDM Group
FDM Group is an international IT services provider specialising in six core service areas: Project Management Office, Application Support, Development, Testing, Infrastructure and Training. Renowned for service excellence, FDM supplies effective and innovative IT solutions to over 200 blue-chip clients worldwide. With offices in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia, FDM has shown exponential growth throughout the years and has firmly established itself as an award-winning IT services provider.