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Language Connect wins GrowthAccelerator’s People Pioneer Award

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Language Connect is proud to announce today that it has won the People Pioneer category at GrowthAccelerator’s The Brave & The Bold awards.

The award was sponsored by Investors in People South of England, and was presented to Language Connect for putting its people at the heart of its culture and developing a strong leadership culture promoting high performance and professional development.

Exclusively for GrowthAccelerator clients, the inaugural The Brave & The Bold Awards celebrated the successes of the country’s brightest and most ambitious businesses. The ceremony was held on the evening of June 5 in London’s Mayfair.

The award sponsor, Investors in People South of England, said: “Language Connect has been rewarded because it has embedded a strong leadership culture that promotes high performance and professional development throughout the whole organisation. This in turn has facilitated phenomenal business growth”

Ben Taylor from Language Connect comments: “We are proud to win an award that recognises cultural transformation to empower staff to develop professionally and enhance business performance. The People Pioneer award is testament to the work and commitment that our talented team has put into making Language Connect a successful, high growth business.”

Skills and Enterprise Minister, Matthew Hancock, said: “It is part of our long term economic plan to ensure Britain is the best place for small businesses to start up and scale up. Government backed services like GrowthAccelerator help to create the right environment for enterprise. These awards celebrate the best of British businesses which are vital for our economy and I congratulate everyone for their exceptional successes over the past year.”

Stephen Peacock, Director of Operations at GrowthAccelerator says, “The standard of entries for The Brave & The Bold has been incredibly high and the competition amongst short-listed companies was fierce. Those selected as winners have achieved truly remarkable growth and serve as shining examples of British enterprise at its finest.”

GrowthAccelerator is currently supporting over 15,000 high growth businesses in England in achieving their growth ambitions.

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About The Brave and the Bold awards

GrowthAccelerator‘s inaugural national awards, The Brave and The Bold, was held at London’s magnificent One Mayfair on Thursday, 5 June 2014. Hosted by popular British TV presenter and newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky, the evening celebrated the successes of the 15,000 high growth businesses that GrowthAccelerator is currently supporting. To find out more about the winners please visit

About GrowthAccelerator

GrowthAccelerator is a service provided by the country’s leading business growth specialists, known for delivering uniquely tailored advice to high-flying businesses – advice that gets hard results. It’s a partnership between private enterprise and government. The service is now supporting over 15,000 businesses in achieving their growth ambitions.

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