What More UK Limited has been awarded the prestigious Queens Award For Enterprise in International Trade 2014.
This award will be officially granted by Her Majesty the Queen at a reception at Buckingham Palace on Monday the 14th July 2014.
On 25th July 2014 at What More’s headquarters in Padiham, the Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, The Lord Shuttleworth KCVO, will present the Queen’s Award rose bowl to the company. Many specially invited guests and friends of the company have been invited along to witness this significant event in the company’s history.
Additional information about Lord Shuttleworth:
Charles Geoffrey Nicholas Kay-Shuttleworth, 5th Baron Shuttleworth, Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian. Order Knight of St. John (born 2 August 1948), is the son of Charles Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth, 4th Baron Shuttleworth, and his wife, Ann (née Whatman). He was educated at Eton before being elected FRICS and was a Director of Abbey National PLC 1996-2004.
The Office of Lord-Lieutenant is military in origin and dates from the reign of Henry VIII (Born 28th June 1491. King of England 21st April 1509 until his death 28th January 1547) when the holder was made responsible for the local defence force. Nowadays, the Lord-Lieutenant is appointed by Her Majesty the Queen to be her personal representative in the county. As such he represents Her Majesty at events in he county of Lancashire
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What More UK Limited the UKs largest manufacturer of plastic housewares, storage and garden products, has been awarded the prestigious Queens Award For Enterprise in International Trade 2014 The highest accolade in business success.
Yesterday we had the pleasure of welcoming Clive Drinkwater, Regional Director at UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) for a tour of our offices and factory, here in East Lancashire.