This is a customer focus piece originally written for The Business Centre, you can find it here.
Here at The Business Centre, we have a wide variety of interesting and diverse clients, and over the coming months we will be focusing on a client a month, sharing what goes on in their business, as well as news, awards, and events that they are involved in.
To Kick-off this month we’ll be talking to Paul at Pier Consulting, for whom 2016 has been a record year. Not only have they been nominated for a place on the 2016 Fast Growth 50 List , but they have also been nominated as one of the fastest growing Welsh firm in recruitment services 2016. You could say that its been a record year.
Pier Consulting are recruitment specialists focusing on the building, housing and construction industries. With over 50 years of combined experience, they are experts in their field, selecting the highest quality of recruits for a wide range of companies with much success. They offer a friendly and can do attitude, to a proven track record of success, leading to long term relationships with their clients.
We were able to take Paul Ingram MD of Pier Consulting away from his telephone for a 5-minute cuppa and chat, and to find out a bit more about what has contributed to this year’s success.
The Business Centre: It must be really exciting to have your achievements being recognised in such a big way in 2016?
Paul: Definitely, we’re really excited about the achievements and are so thrilled that we’ve been nominated! We’re really looking forward to the 21 October where The Fast Growth 50 project will be holding its 18th Fast Growth 50 Gala Dinner, it will be hosted by Sian Lloyd from BBC News and the keynote speaker will be the Secretary of State for Wales, the Rt. Hon Alun Cairns MP!
The Business Centre: What do you think has played a role in your success and really contributed towards 2016 being such a great year for you?
Paul: We try to approach every new opportunity in the same way that we deliver a fantastic service to our clients, by combining our can do approach to recruitment along with a solid base of expertise dating back 50 years. or something?
The Business Centre: What do you think 2017 has in store for Pier Consulting?
Paul: We’re going to strive to continue to provide an excellent service to our clients and continue to put the best candidates in the housing and construction sector in touch with some of the biggest names in the industry. Plus, getting nominated for the 2017 Fast Growth 50 List wouldn’t go amiss…
The Business Centre: What benefits do you and your team get out of being part of The Business Centre business community?
Paul: Being based at The Business Centre (Cardiff) Ltd provides us with the 100% concentration to run our business – our serviced office includes free parking, furniture, 24/7 access, broadband & telephony, cleaning, call answering facilities all added into one monthly set invoice. We can also sprinkle in use of the free gym and an on-site café for all our clients and staff to use, it really is the perfect place to work.
Pier Consulting are just one of many businesses that utilise The Business Centre for business support facilities within our professional serviced office facilities. With conference & meeting room facilities, use of our business address or call answering facilities, we can tailor a specific package for most types of businesses, whether you are starting out working from home or require office space up to 14 people, we have the tailored solution for you! For more information about our business services, click here.