Queen honours Taunton business at Buckingham Palace


Taunton-based Claims Consortium Group has been honoured at a Royal reception hosted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace this week.

The reception was arranged for the winners of the 2017 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, with around 100 companies from the UK invited to attend. The insurance claims handling firm won its Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation.

Alec Tarrant, Group Commercial Director, and Matt Brady, Group Managing Director, attended the prestigious event on behalf of the company.

Alec Tarrant said: “It was an honour to celebrate our Queen’s Award at the palace and to be greeted by the Queen herself alongside other Royal and business dignitaries. This is a wonderful recognition of the hard work that has gone into developing and investing in our company.

“We felt privileged to be among so many inspiring business leaders from across the country, and were able to meet and exchange ideas with them.”

Dignitaries at the reception included the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and the Duke of Kent.

Matt Brady added: “Over our 21 years in business we have continually invested in our people, our processes and our technology. Receiving a Queen’s Award for Enterprise is the pinnacle of that investment, and the acknowledgement of this by the Queen underlines how proud I am of what we have achieved.”

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise recognise businesses across the UK for their outstanding achievements in innovation, international trade and sustainable development. They are widely recognised as the highest official UK award for a British business.


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