Fortem People double winners at Skipton Business Awards

On Thursday 25th April at the Rendezvous Hotel Skipton, Fortem People walked away with not one, but two awards.

Best Business to Business sponsored by Windle & Bower Accountants and Best Professional Services sponsored by Skipton Building Society.

Fortem People are a boutique recruitment agency working from a barn in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. They supply both temporary and permanent staff to companies throughout Yorkshire and further afield.

Fortem People have grown in 3 years from a business setup with no funding or financial backing to one which now employs 6 staff and has 3 office dogs!

Profits have grown year on year with major investment in new offices, technology and process & people.

Fortem People believes in providing added value to its clients and offers a number of Free Seminars in the Barn throughout the year such as Mental health in the workplace, Occupational health, employment law to name but a few. Other pro bono activities include, mentoring other start-up businesses, free lectures for students and working with disadvantaged children.

Jane Vincent & Rachel Deeks the Directors of the business said “OMG we are delighted to have won not 1 but 2 awards and it just shows our sleepless nights and often long days have paid off. Massive thank you to the sponsors, Judges and Skipton Chamber for recognising us. A massive thank you goes to the rest of our team, who work so hard to ensure we deliver a brilliant service to our clients and candidates and up hold our brand”

Details of the winners and finalists in each category can be found on the awards website: