For the second time, the Queen has given us the UK’s highest official award for business
Published: April 2019
We are thrilled to have received the UK’s highest award for business, for the second time. Our founders have been invited to Buckingham Palace for a Royal reception.
Two years ago, we received the Queen’s Award for Innovation. This time, we received it in recognition of our achievements in International Trade, for “Measurably growing the world’s leading web companies by redesigning their websites using a customer-centric methodology.”
We love the international nature of our work, and how it has exposed us to so many great people and experiences. And we are thrilled to have helped to grow businesses in 37 countries in 11 languages, with our team members based around the world.
Here’s the email we received:
Thank you to our clients—and team members—for making it possible.
Photos from last time we won the award
The reception at Buckingham Palace
Our company was represented at Buckingham Palace by our founders, Ben Jesson and Dr Karl Blanks. They arrived by taxi. (It’s surreal to get into a taxi and say, “Buckingham Palace, please.”) They entered the palace via the iconic route used for royal weddings and state events: through the main gates, past The Queen’s guards, through the palace’s central archway, and then onto the red carpet of the Grand Entrance.
Inside, Ben and Karl were fortunate to meet Her Majesty The Queen; Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh; Princess Anne, The Princess Royal; and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex—with whom they had the opportunity to discuss issues including teaching technology in schools; working internationally; making websites accessible; and helping charities online.
A visit from The Queen’s Lord Lieutenant
Soon after, The Queen’s Lord Lieutenant visited our offices. He presented us with our commemorative crystal and certificate, and he raised the royal flag.
The day was planned to coincide with our company get-together. It was a great occasion for our team members.
Here are some photos from the day:
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