Crowberry Consulting is a community engaged business. Our staff take part in a variety of activities to support local biodiversity and local charities. In 2016 we became official sponsors of a Song Thrush Bird on the Earth Trust nature reserve and in 2010 we sponsored a rare tropical frog who still lives in the Manchester Museum Vivarium. Since 2006 we have taken part in many UK challenges such as Race for Life. In August 2017, Becky swam 1 mile in Loch Lomond to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.
We have raised funds for McMillian Cancer Care, Cancer Research, Lymphoma Association and the Bloom Appeal with Becky completing the Great Swim in Salford Docks in 2014.
We also work with local North West based Universities to provide Student Placements such as through the Unite with Business Scheme and the Santander Internship Programme.
Crowberry Consulting Ltd has worked with Lancaster University to recruit three new paid internships, to support the development of the business. These roles include a Legal Executive, Digital Marketing Executive and a Sustainability Executive.
Crowberry Consulting wins FSB Award- North West Region - Green and Ethical Business 2018 !
Crowberry Consulting Ltd has won the prestigious FSB Award North West Region - Ethical - Green Business of the Year 2018!
The Awards, are hosted by the FSB each year to recognise excellence in businesses. Becky Toal MD said: “We are delighted to be a Regional Winner at the FSB Awards, as this recognises Crowberry Consulting as a quality provider environmental and energy systems and ethical auditing.
Crowberry Consulting named UK TOP 100 Apprentice Employer 2017
Crowberry Consulting Ltd have been awarded the prestigious Centrica Top 100 Apprentice Employer 2017. This award is provided to the best of the best Employers in the country for apprenticeships.
The Awards, now in their fourteenth year, are run by the National Apprenticeship Service and recognise excellence in two areas: businesses that grow their own talent with apprentices and apprentices who have made a significant contribution to their workplaces.
On being recognised as a Centrica Top 100 Apprentice Employer, Becky Toal MD said: “We are over the moon to receive this award which recognises Crowberry Consulting as a quality provider of apprenticeships. We have worked with local colleges for the last 5 years on roles such as Business Administration and Project Management. We were the only Chorley based business to receive this award!”.
Sue Husband, Director of the National Apprenticeship Service, said:
“The National Apprenticeship Awards allow talented apprentices and committed employers from across our regions to receive well-deserved recognition for their apprenticeship achievements.
“The Top 100 Apprentice Employers at these awards show the range of sectors and variety of job roles apprenticeships are available in, and how they can deliver the skills employers need. I congratulate all finalists on their success in this competition.”
To find out more about the benefits of apprenticeships, search on GOV.UK or to find out more on the apprenticeship awards visit https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/national-apprenticeship-awards-2017 Alternatively call 08000 150 600 or follow @apprenticeships on Twitter or National Apprenticeship Service on LinkedIn.
Becky Completes the Aspire Channel Swim 2017!
Crowberry Consulting’s Managing Director, Becky Toal, has been successful in completing the Aspire Channel Swim for 2017! Becky took on the challenge of swimming 22 miles, the equivalent of swimming the English Channel, in a swimming pool of her choice that provided much calmer waters and significantly less danger! The task was set to be completed from 11th September to 4th December 2017, and for the second consecutive year, Becky completed the 22 miles. Becky took on the Aspire Channel Swim 2017 to help raise money and awareness for the Spinal Injury Research, Rehabilitation and Reintegration charity.
Crowberry Consulting Achieve ISO 9001:2015 Certification
It gives us great pleasure to announce the Crowberry Consulting Ltd have successfully transitioned their ISO 9001:2008 management system to the new version of the standard ISO 9001:2015 and gaining certification.
In what was an extremely pleasing audit, Crowberry Consulting were found to have no major non-conformities and no minor non-conformities which is testament to the work the whole team has put in over the past months.
ISO 9001:2015 is a valuable asset that to the company as it ensures that we have a focus on customer satisfaction and continually improvement in the service that we can offer our customers. With continual improvement being at the heart of the Quality Management System, it makes it the perfect system for Crowberry Consulting to have in place as it fits in perfectly and helps the company achieve the targets to improve.
Managing Director Becky Toal said “The standard is focussed on customer satisfaction and how we deliver this. By upgrading to the 2015 version we ensure that our processes reflect our business direction, growth plans and opportunities. We are delighted to have achieved the certification with Centre for Assessment a UKAS approved certification body".
Highly Commended Small Company Provider of Apprenticeships
Crowberry Consulting are extremely pleased to announce receiving the Highly Commended Award for Small Company Provider of Apprenticeships in the National Apprenticeship Awards regional finals. Hosted in Liverpool, the awards were for companies in the North West, Liverpool and Cumbria and hundreds of applications were received for the region.
Crowberry Energy have provided quality apprenticeships for over 5 years in various roles. Becky Toal, Managing Director said: ‘We are over the moon to have received this award and have our efforts recognised in regards to the provision of apprenticeships’.
Recycling and Waste Management Expo 2017
We exhibitied at RWM 2017 at the Birmingham NEC from 12th to 14th of September. It was great to be a part of a show of this scale and gain many new contacts.
Thank you for stopping by and visiting our stand!
Breast Cancer Care Fundraising 2016
The team took part in the Big Pink 2016 and raised £101.85 for Breast Cancer Care on the 14th October 2016. We would like to thank everybody who donated to the cause. The money raised will go a long way.
To find out more about Breast Cancer Care and how the money raised will be used,click here!
10 Year Celebration Evening!
On the 15th July 2016 we celebrated our 10 years in business anniversary at Mundo Tapas in Preston. The evening was a huge success and we would like to thank all who attended for making it a brilliant evening.