A BUSINESS owner has put her backing behind this year’s Times Business Awards as she ‘understands the challenges, hard work and commitment’ that local firms have undergone.
Although Gillian Palmer’s latest business is very new – The Finance Hub only opened in The Pantiles last March – its structure brings together established consultants, while Gillian herself is a serial entrepreneur and business owner.
The Finance Hub has also started hosting financial and business literacy events, and it is due to these connections that Kent County Council chose it as the venue to relaunch the Kent and Medway Business Fund last November.
Ms Palmer is now supporting the Best Business 26+ Employees Award for the second year running and told the Times: “The reason I chose the 26+ employees category is due to admiration for the people who are building these companies and still – in these difficult times – are employing so many local people.
“As I have been in their position before, I understand the challenges, hard work and commitment it takes to grow and maintain a business of that size,” she added.
“These business owners are an inspiration to all of us.”
To enter this year’s Times Business Awards visit: timesbusinessawards.co.uk