It was among the many winners at this month’s North East Scotland Meals & Drink Awards.
Entier, based mostly in Westhill, close to Aberdeen, picked up the gong for operational excellence.
Scotland’s largest impartial contract catering and help providers firm, Entier, has adopted up a extra worthwhile 12 months with a prime award.
It follows a profitable time for the agency in its final monetary 12 months regardless of “difficult” market circumstances.
The enterprise, whose chief government is Peter Bruce, achieved pre-tax earnings of just below £400,000 within the 12 months to the tip of final September – greater than £150,000 higher than the earlier 12 months.
Entier, which was based in 2008, additionally managed to extend its worldwide worker numbers within the final monetary 12 months by greater than 70 to 524.
The corporate mentioned in its strategic report with the outcomes it had achieved long-term extensions on a number of important RSG (distant websites world) contracts, and extra enterprise secured with new and current shoppers.
Group turnover slipped by 6% to £45.6 million, with the early a part of the monetary 12 months considerably impacted by Covid-19 and the second half delivering a robust restoration.
Entier mentioned that, because the nation emerged from pandemic restrictions, it was “very encouraging” to see headcount enhance by 16%.
It added: “The rise was primarily as a result of restoration inside RSG.”
With Entier profitable work with each current and new shoppers, it welcomed new workers to the group via Tupe – Switch of Undertakings (Safety of Employment) – rules.
As Covid-19 restrictions had been lifted, workers had been additionally capable of return to the agency’s Contemporary and Wild Thyme manufacturers.
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