We have won 20 Top Business Awards in the last 6 years
For the last 6 years Anderson Food Hygiene have won 20 industry-related and local business Awards. We are delighted with this achievement as our Awards reinforce our vision of delivering the best Training and Consultancy service in the UK.
Perhaps more important than the actual Awards themselves, are the success stories behind how we won them. Each award listed below has only been achievable because of our incredible team and because a satisfied customer either nominated or endorsed us.
Read on to find out more about our Awards…
The Merton Best Business Awards 2016
Sylvia Anderson, Winner, Entrepreneur of the Year 2016
The team at Anderson Food Hygiene are absolutely delighted to announce that our Managing Director, Sylvia Anderson has WON Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 at the Merton Best Business Awards 2016 for the 2nd consecutive year!
This is a real demonstration of somebody who ‘thinks outside the box’ in everything they do and strives for continual perfection both in their working life and in their personal life. You may know, Sylvia is a busy mum of 8 year old twins, and an avid fundraiser for The British Heart Foundation.
Sylvia couldn’t be at this ceremony to collect this prestigious Award as she was trekking Kilimanjaro on behalf of The British Heart Foundation in memory of her sister Mary.
Sylvia is truly an inspiring leader who should be immensely proud of all her fantastic achievements!
Anderson Food Hygiene were also finalists for Best Enterprising Business, Merton Best Business Awards 2016.
The FSB London Business Awards 2016
Sylvia Anderson, Runner-Up, Entrepreneur of the Year 2016
Sylvia’s drive and passion for her job on a day to day basis, combined with her charity work for the British Heart Foundation and the fact that she is a hands-on mummy of 7 year old Twins led to her success again in this category.
On the night, Sylvia commented
“It is a great honour to be recognised against 8 other fantastic Entrepreneurs in the London area as a finalist. To win Runner-Up against 33 London Boroughs is absolutely amazing and really is a testament to my business model and the team that help me deliver new ideas and a fresh business approach year on year!”
The Merton Best Business Awards 2015
Sylvia Anderson, Food Hygiene Expert and Our Managing Director scoops ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2015′
Merton Best Business Awards said…”An entrepreneur is more than a business person, to win this credible Award; entrants needed to clearly demonstrate that they have turned their ideas into business opportunities through innovation; creativity and financial success. Sylvia has continued to positively grow her business, Anderson Food Hygiene and is now well-known within her specialist industry as a Food Hygiene Expert”.
Sylvia says…”My drive and passion to become the UK’s first Food Hygiene Expert alongside the successful growth of my Training & Consultancy business has ultimately led to this achievement and I am delighted to be recognised once again in my local business area”.
Anderson Food Hygiene also came Runner-up:
Best Business in Merton 2015
TRIUMPH FOR ANDERSON FOOD HYGIENE 5 YEARS RUNNING AT THE PRESTIGIOUS ANNUAL SOCIETY OF FOOD HYGIENE AND TECHNOLOGY AWARDS
Following the success of the last five years, Anderson Food Hygiene has, once again, been recognised at the prestigious 10th annual Society of Food Hygiene & Technology (SOFHT) Awards 2014 held at The Savoy, Strand, London.
The SOFHT Awards recognises and celebrates excellence within the food industry and its associated industries. Each award is judged by a panel of experienced food industry professionals from the Society’s membership.
We were finalists for:
- Company of the Year 2014, which we won in 2012 and 2011
- Best Trainer 2014 for our Managing Director, Sylvia Anderson, which Sylvia won in 2013
We are delighted to announce that once again Anderson Food Hygiene have scooped
Company of the Year 2014 sponsored by Musgrave Retail Partners GB Ltd & 3M Food Safety
Sylvia says…”to win this award twice is fabulous but to be recognised for a 3rd Year when the competition is so fierce is a great achievement for Anderson Food Hygiene.”
WHY WE WON – COMPANY OF THE YEAR IN THE UK – 10th Annual SOFHT* Awards 2014
Anderson Food Hygiene won this award as the judges believed we had produced an overall outstanding performance and demonstrated a marked, measurable and consistent improvement in our standards across the year for all our accredited training, auditing and consultancy work delivered.
Anderson Food Hygiene were also finalist for Best Trainer / Sylvia Anderson – Sponsored by Rentokil.
The Merton Best Business Awards 2014
Hosted by the Merton Chamber of Commerce, we are proud to be part of the Merton Best Business Awards again this year. The awards are designed to showcase the talents and services that Merton Businesses have to offer and we were up against tough competition.
This year we entered 3 categories:
- Morden Business of the Year 2014
- Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 , Sylvia Anderson
- Best Service Excellence 2014 (a new category for 2014).
We are really delighted to announce that we scooped an award in every category we entered:
Winner – Best Service Excellence 2014
What the judges said – Anderson Food Hygiene won Best Service Excellence award as they have the customer at its heart and will deploy and manage resources to most effectively meet the needs of its customer base. To ensure the success of a business, a customer policy is paramount, Anderson Food Hygiene demonstrated that they have established and measurable systems in place for monitoring service standards.
Runner-up – Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 for our Managing Director, Sylvia Anderson
Our Managing Director, Sylvia Anderson is more than just a business person, it is her ability to turn her ideas into business opportunities and her innovative approach which makes Anderson Food Hygiene successful and brings her to the forefront of the judges each year for this recognised and coveted award which she originally won in 2012.
Runner-up – ‘Morden Business of the Year 2014’
We are recognised each year for this award which goes to the business that shows outstanding initiative, boldness and imagination in the enterprise, as well as sound management practices. Each year, we have to demonstrate sustainable growth combined with a degree of commercial success that is exceptional for the size of our business.
Sylvia says…I am extremely pleased for Anderson Food Hygiene to be acknowledged for our hard work for the second year running within my own local community. The support we receive, as a business, from the Merton Chamber of Commerce and recognition from these awards continues to enable us to explore new avenues for our Training Company and ultimately allow us to continue to grow successfully’
The 2014 London Business Awards
WE WON THE AWARD FOR BEST HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, TRAVEL AND TOURISM BUSINESS.
Anderson Food Hygiene is honoured to be a part of the inaugural 2014 London Business Awards which has brought together companies from across the capital to compete in 12 different categories. These awards aim to demonstrate the best in class and celebrate the success of both small and large businesses.
The Award Ceremony was held at The Brewery by Eco, an amazing venue and the host was Magic FM’s very own Neil ‘Dr’ Fox.
As runner-up and highlight commended for this Award in 2013, it was really important for us to win in 2014 but the individual criteria for this prestigious award gets harder each year.
To win, we needed to demonstrate within our entry application and an intensive interview process the following:
- Evidence of our success and sustainability
- Belief and ethos of good customer service through our working policies, client testimonials
- How we continually monitor and improve customer service
- Our ability to train our team and, of course, our ability to effectively train our clients teams
- Impact of our clients business success through training
We were presented The Award for Best Hospitality, Leisure, Travel & Tourism Business by Kerrie Dorman Ltd who are industry experts providing professional business mentoring and coaching.
When presenting the Award Kerrie Dorman said:
“The winning business submitted an outstanding application and proved in the interview that their passion, expertise and success to date, has paved the way to an exciting future.”
We were also finalists for:
- ‘Best Small Business’
- ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ for our Managing Director, Sylvia Anderson
Sylvia says…”I would like to thank my incredible team for continually striving for us to be the best at what we do and are really pleased to be recognised by the London community. I would also like to thank my loyal customers who continue to support Anderson Food Hygiene it really means a lot to me personally… thank you!’
During 2013 Anderson Food Hygiene triumphed with 4 amazing business awards and achieved success at the Society of Food Hygiene & Technology for the 4th year running – one of the only Companies in the society’s history to win an award four years in a row!
1.BEST TRAINER IN THE UK for Sylvia Anderson our Managing Director – 9th Annual SOFHT* Awards 2013
This Award was designed by the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology specifically to find an individual that provides training using a fresh approach to an existing topic and uses an innovative programme to consistently deliver exceptional and high level training recognised by peers and trainees working over and above the expected standard or contracted service levels.
It was important that our entry application was supported by references from some of our most prominent clients.
WHY SYLVIA WON – BEST TRAINER IN THE UK – 9th Annual SOFHT* Awards 2013
The judges deemed Sylvia the winner as she so clearly is the inspirational driving force behind Anderson Food Hygiene Limited a successful training Company created out of her own desire to ‘deliver training better’ to the hospitality industry.Sylvia was up against some of the largest Food Hygiene & Health & Safety Training Companies in the UK, but it was Sylvia’s charismatic personality and her high-energy and interactive training style that the judges identified as being the real reason behind this award. Audiences on her training courses are captivated by her hands-on knowledge that she uses to bring to life the subject of food hygiene and health & safety.
Sylvia demonstrated how thrilled she was to be recognised by holding her award high and saying…
“I thought last year that winning two awards for my Company was amazing but this year the award is dear to my heart. It is a personal goal to win Best Trainer and it demonstrates to me that the dedication and commitment I put into my Company every day is all worthwhile”.
We were also finalists for:
- COMPANY OF THE YEAR IN THE UK – 9th Annual SOFHT*Awards 2013
- BEST TRAINING COMPANY IN THE UK – 9th Annual SOFHT* Awards2013
2.Runner-up MORDEN BEST BUSINESS OF THE YEAR – Merton Best Business Awards2013
The Merton Business Awards have been developed by South London Business, Merton Council and Merton Chamber of Commerce, in order to reward and celebrate the many dynamic and innovative businesses in the borough.
We are recognised each year for this award which goes to the business that shows outstanding initiative, boldness and imagination in the enterprise, as well as sound management practices. In 2013 we were up against strong competition from another local training Company for Morden Best Business Award.
WHY WE WON RUNNER-UP MORDEN BEST BUSINESS OF THE YEAR – Merton Best Business Awards 2013
Each year, we have to demonstrate sustainable growth combined with a degree of commercial success that is exceptional for the size of our business. We have been incredibly fortunate to be able to demonstrate that our business is growing and that we not only retain some of the most high-profile Catering & Hospitality businesses in the UK but can clearly demonstrate that we are successfully recruiting both local and international Clients year on year.
We were also Finalist for ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR for Sylvia Anderson our Managing Director – Merton BestBusiness Awards2013
3.Runner-up and Highly Commended BEST BUSINESS FOR HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, TRAVELAND TOURISM – in the South London Business Awards 2013
4.Runner-up and Highly Commended ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR for our ManagingDirector, Sylvia Anderson – in the South London Business Awards 2013
WHY SYLVIA WON RUNNER-UP AND HIGHLY COMMENDED ENTERPRENEUR OF THE YEAR FOR OUR MANAGING DIRECTOR, SOUTH LONDON BUSINESS AWARDS 2013
Sylvia won this Award as it was for specifically for an individual that doesn’t follow the pack, whose actions have had a dramatic effect on not only their own life but has impacted the business they work in and, in turn had a positive effect in their local business community.
2012 was a bumper year for our Awards. Winning two awards at SOFHT* and then the coveted Entrepreneur Award for our Managing Director, Sylvia Anderson was incredible.
AT THE 8TH SOCIETY OF FOOD HYGIENE AND TECHNOLOGY (SOFHT) AWARDS WE WON:
- COMPANY OF THE YEAR IN THE UK –for the 2nd year running
- BEST TRAINING COMPANY IN THE UK – which we won back in 2010
Plus we were finalist for BEST TRAINER IN THE UK for Sylvia Anderson our Managing Director –which we won in 2011.
WHY WE WON…
These Awards are specifically for recognition of companies who provided a high calibre of training to the food industry performing over and above the established levels and demonstrably improving training provisions for the food industry. To win these awards we needed to provide references in the form of testimonials from our existing client base who were asked to write about their own experiences of using Anderson Food Hygiene for their main Food Safety and Health & Safety training provider.
3.ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD for Sylvia Anderson our Managing Director – Merton Business Awards2012
This award was defined by Merton Chamber of Commerce as follows…Entrepreneurs turn their ideas into business opportunities and may run one or more businesses. If you are innovative and have turned your big ideas into a successful venture, this is the category for you.
WHY SYLVIA WON ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARD, MERTON BUSINESS AWARDS 2012
The judges’ comments after Sylvia won….‘A truly inspirational entrepreneur, who is passionate about their industry, uses alternative learning styles to educate other professionals and is driven to succeed. Having won many industry awards against other major leading brand companies, this entrepreneur is creative, forward-thinking and growing the business with no obvious effects of the recession. With a new expansion into the international market, this entrepreneur is set to go global’.
Anderson Food Hygiene was also finalist for Best Business for Training and Development 2012. The awards were held at the prestigious All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon.
Following the success of 2010, Anderson Food Hygiene has once again struck GOLD winning COMPANY OF THE YEAR at the prestigious 7th annual Society of Food & Hygiene (SOFHT) Awards 2011 held at the Landmark Hotel, Marylebone Road, London
The SOFHT Awards recognises and celebrates the excellence within the food industry and its associated industries. The Awards were judged by a panel of experienced food industry professionals from the Society’s membership.
WE WON COMPANY OF THE YEAR (LESS THAN 100 EMPLOYEES)-Sponsored by Musgrave Retail Partners GB Ltd & 3M Food Safety
We are delighted to have been nominated for this award but to win is outstanding. This category is for a company that have markedly and consistently produced an outstanding performance in their area/sector over the year, and demonstrated one or more of the following:
- A marked, measurable, and consistent improvement in standards over the year;
- Successfully launched the most exciting and/or novel range of new products or service.
Anderson Food Hygiene were also finalists in the following categories:
BEST TRAINING COMPANY IN THE UK – 7th Annual SOFHT* Awards – Sponsored by Rokill Ltd
This category recognises our consistent high calibre of training providing formal qualifications to accredited standards; demonstrably improving training provisions for the food industry.
BEST TRAINER IN THE UK Sylvia Anderson our Managing Director – 7th Annual SOFHT* Awards 2011 – Sponsored by Highfield.co.uk Ltd
Being a finalist in this category for the 2nd year running is a wonderful achievement for our Managing Director Sylvia. Sylvia works tirelessly to find novel and innovative ways to deliver Food Safety and Health & Safety training to ensure it continues to be interesting which is recognised by the achievement of her students on a weekly basis and our client base which continues to grow due to Sylvia’s hands-on approach and exceptional training capability recognised by both her peers in the Industry and her trainees.
Runner-up and Highly Commended BEST BUSINESS FOR TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT AWARD- in the South London Business Awards 2011
Winning Runner-Up and Highly Commended for the Best Business for Training & Development Award a fantastic achievement to be recognized in the local community and were only piped to the post by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD).
Now a double-award winner (Anderson Food Hygiene won Best Training Company in the UK in November 2010 at the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology Awards) Sylvia Anderson, Managing Director had this to say…
“Our continued success both locally and throughout the UK, I am sure, is down to the fact that we take each student we train under our wing and, not only do they enjoy the actual training course, but, we are there, on hand, to guide them through the course work and ensure they are really ready for their exam.”
Our first ever award BEST TRAINING COMPANY IN THE UK – 6th Annual SOFHT Awards 2010
We were also recognised as finalists for:
BEST TRAINER IN THE UK Sylvia Anderson our Managing Director – 6th Annual SOFHT*Awards 2010