Success for VolkerRail at the Doncaster Business Awards

VolkerRail received recognition from the Doncaster Chamber at the 21st annual Doncaster Business Awards, winning the Rising Star award, and being named as runner-up in both theExcellence in Corporate, Social and Environmental Responsibility and the Large Business of the Year categories.

The Doncaster Business Awards are the most prestigious awards in the region and the largest business awards in Yorkshire. The awards celebrate the very best of Doncaster's business community - recognising the high calibre of work being delivered by organisations across the borough and beyond.

Jane Byers-Woods, graduate environmental advisor, received the Rising Star award. This award acknowledges the efforts of young professionals, who show promise, a positive attitude and proven demonstrable benefits to their business.

VolkerRail was also named runner-up in the Excellence in Corporate, Social and Environmental Responsibility category, which recognises organisations who have a clear and demonstrable strategy and achievements in this area. The biggest award of the night was the Large Business of the Year award, in which VolkerRail was runner-up. This award recognises companies which demonstrate all-round excellence in business, including financial performance, future objectives, competitive advantage and a commitment to customer service.

Dan Fell, CEO of Doncaster Chamber said: “Once again our Doncaster Business Awards have been a huge success and are testament to the high calibre of work being done across the borough and beyond. Congratulations to all of the winners and runners-up who were very deserving of their awards. Businesses like these are giving Doncaster every opportunity to continue to thrive and grow.”

Steve Cocliff, managing director of VolkerRail said: “This is the first time we have entered the Doncaster Business Awards, and to have eight finalists across six categories, two second places and one winning entry is a testament to the hard work and effort made by teams across our business. We strive to stand out from the crowd in all that we do, and we strive to exceed expectations.  We are proud to be part of the Doncaster business community and we are proud to have received these coveted awards. Congratulations to the whole VolkerRail team”