Thomas Rigby’s has scooped four trophies in the Heron & Brearley Managed Estate awards 2014.
Held in the capital of the Isle of Man, Douglas, the black-tie event saw the Dale Street pub, part of the Manx-based H&B Group, come away with awards for Best Sales of the Year; Best Assistant Manager – James Parry; Best Bar Person – Hannah McGuire; and Outstanding Contribution – Fiona Hornsby.
Compèred by local raconteur Roy Moore, well-known commentator for the island’s annual TT (Tourist Trophy) motorcycling festival, and with entertainment by stand-up observational comedian Alun Cochrane, the awards ceremony took place in the magnificent surroundings of the Gaiety Theatre on January 22nd.
Ahead of the awards presentations the audience of H&B senior management, employees and sponsors, heard H&B’s retail and estates director Steven Taylor say: ‘These awards are a great way to recognise the skills and dedication required by our team to successfully overcome the challenges that are ever present in our industry.’
H&B managing director Ian Lennox said: ‘The awards night was a great way of acknowledging the hard work, achievements and vision of so many of our people across our business who are championing fantastic service and contributing to the growth of H&B, locally and nationally.
‘Thomas Rigby’s continues to attract a loyal customer following matched by a highly talented team, so congratulations to them on their performance at the awards, along with all the other finalists and winners; thanks also to the team that organised such a fantastic evening.
‘Day to day we are all focused on driving the business and delivering value and quality to our customers. The awards evening not only gave us an opportunity to celebrate success but also to reflect on the past and look to the future – a future in which everyone in the H&B Group has a vital role play.’