The 2023 Excellence Awards

The 2023 Excellence Awards

The 2023 Annual Dinner and Excellence Awards took place last week at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow on Friday 10th March 2023, hosted by Des Clarke. We want to thank everyone who attended for an enjoyable evening of celebration!

The awards were met with fantastic feedback from the attendees and the award winners, and those shortlisted, were delighted to receive recognition for their hard work throughout the year.

Make sure to make a note in your diary to get nominations underway for the 2024 awards, which we know will be even better!


2023 Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award – Martin Rochfort (posthumous), PMC Property Management & Lettings

Above & Beyond for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry sponsored by CPL Software – Neale Bisset, PMC Property Management & Lettings

Rising Star/Apprentice of the Year sponsored by Gallagher UK – Bruce McKerrow, Hacking & Paterson Management Services

Property Manager of the Year sponsored by CPC – Ronald Dalley, James Gibb Residential Factors

Support Staff Member of the Year sponsored by Indigo Swan – Jacqui Stead, James Gibb Residential Factors

Contractor of the Year Award sponsoredby CityFibre – Roy Cowie, LBS Ltd

2023 Event Sponsors

Title Sponsor – CPL Software

CPL Software provides tailored software solutions for property management companies in the UK, with a team made up of consultants and advisers to the property factoring and block management industries.

Their team of experts has been working with Scottish property factors since 2010 and presently have clients all over Scotland with over 350,000 properties being managed by their bespoke software solutions.

We were delighted to welcome CPL Software as the title sponsors of this year’s Excellence Awards.

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Category Sponsor – CityFibre

CityFibre was founded to build new generation of Full Fibre infrastructure for the UK – a network capable of transforming the digital capabilities of citizens and businesses, sparking innovation and underpinning our economy in a gigabit age.

They advise ‘Today we operate the UK’s largest and finest independent Full Fibre platform. Our high-quality digital infrastructure enables our wholesale customers to serve ultra-reliable, gigabit speed and futureproof broadband, ethernet and 5G services to homes, businesses, schools, hospitals and GP surgeries – plus anything else that need a digital connection.’

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Category Sponsor – Gallagher UK

Founded by Arthur J. Gallagher in Chicago in 1927, Gallagher has grown to be one of the leading insurance brokerage, risk management, and human capital consultant companies in the world. With significant reach internationally, the organisation employs over 34,000 people and  their global network provides services in more than 130 countries.

They advise ‘Today we are a global force for change, using our considerable experience, confidence and knowledge to reduce risk and provide our expertise wherever we go. We achieve this by forming lifelong partnerships with our clients, making business better for everyone. But that’s enough about us; get in touch to find out how we can work with you.’

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Category Sponsor – CPC

Central Property Contracts Ltd. is a rapidly progressing and expanding multi trade company specialising in property reinstatement, refurbishment and maintenance. They have established long lasting relationships with their client base, which consists of surveyors, engineers, loss adjusters, property factors, housing associations, letting agents and private landlords/home owners.

We were delighted to have Central Property Contracts sponsoring this year’s award for Support Staff Member of the Year.

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Category Sponsor – Indigo Swan

Indigo Swan are an independent energy consultancy based in the heart of Norwich that places integrity over profit.  They help businesses make quick, easy and well-informed decisions about their energy. From finding the right supplier, to checking and negotiating contracts, they help businesses be more energy efficient.

They advise ‘Our vision is shot through everything we do – from the people we employ, how we structure our goals, rewards and training, how we conduct meetings, the development of our culture, the design of our online portal and the quality of the service we provide.’

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2023 Excellence Awards Photo Gallery

Photography credit: Fraser Cameron