90th birthday marks royal recognition for Highfield

Highfield will be helping HM Queen Elizabeth II celebrate her 90th birthday this year after winning the UK’s most prestigious business accolade, the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

The Highfield Group, one of the UK’s leading education organisations, was announced as the winner of the award as part of the national celebrations to celebrate HM The Queen’s 90th birthday on 21 April.

Sprenger FamilyQueen’s Award winners are chosen by a panel that includes the Prime Minister and leading figures from government and industry, making it one of the most sought after accolades for British businesses.

Highfield is one of the UK and Middle East’s leading suppliers of compliance, apprenticeship and work-based learning qualifications, training materials and e-learning. It is one of the UK’s largest exam boards, and is actively involved in the development of the UK workforce and productivity, as well as contributing to government plans for three million apprenticeships by 2020 and the switchover to apprenticeship trailblazers.

The organisation, which has its headquarters in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, works with some of the biggest names in international business to help develop their staff, including PepsiCo, Nestle, Marks & Spencer and Superdrug, and each year supports over 2 million learners across the globe to achieve their educational aspirations.

Jason Sprenger, Highfield Chief Executive, said, ‘I’m incredibly proud of this fantastic achievement, which is a testament to our exceptional team and their dedication to our core values of quality, value, service and integrity. It is proving to be an amazing 12 months for Highfield.  We are continuing to expand domestically and internationally, with offices recently opening in Sheffield, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, plus a new international headquarters planned for Doncaster later in 2016, and have numerous other blue chip companies that have committed to working with us going forward’.

Representatives from Highfield will receive the award in person from Her Majesty at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on 14 July 2016.  A further ceremony with the Lord Lieutenant of South Yorkshire, Mr Andrew Coombe, will take place at Highfield’s offices later in the year.
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For more on the Queen’s Award, go to www.gov.uk/queens-awards-for-enterprise/overview

10 thoughts on “90th birthday marks royal recognition for Highfield

  1. Congratulations to all at Highfield,
    This portrays the excellent service and provision of learning materials for the Workplace Place Learning Courses and also the Further Education Colleges that you have service within the last decade and more.
    It has been a delight to have dealt with you and the team over the years

    You all look absolutely fabulous in the picture and I wish you every success with all your future developments

  2. Congratulations to Hihgfield, it is indeed very well deserved. RIchard’s contributions are unmatchable especially in the field of Food Safety globally including Dubai & GCC. Jayne, Jason, Chris, Rebbecca …. the entire family is fully devoted and that’s a very good sign for professionals to realize that they all are working on the concept of continual improvement. Excellent utilization of technology, up-to-date scientific and regulatory information while welcoming Innovation all the time. I and Rotana Hotel Management Corporation PJSC UAE are proud to work with Highfield and HABC!!!!!! Well Done and once again congratulations!!!!

  3. It’s a great pleasure for us to know that our Accreditor has achieved a real recognition of their hard work. Please accept our heartiest greeting on this big achievement. Many congratulations.

  4. Congratulations to HighfieldABC on behalf of Alsafe Risk Management Services. It has been a delight to have dealt with you and the team. We are looking forward to work in your company more years to come. We are proud to work with HABC. Well done!!! from all the team of Alsafe Risk Management Service.

  5. Please accept our heartiest greeting on this this fantastic achievement.

    It’s a great pleasure for us to know that our Accreditor has achieved such recognition

    Many congratulations.

    Eng.Irina Kurbatova, MRSPH
    Environment ,Health and Safety Director
    Emirates Palace , AUH

  6. Congratulations!!
    We can always expect such kind of achievement from a well recognized body Highfield.
    This is our pride too, as Highfield is our accreditation body.
    Keep it up!!
    Kind regards,
    Muhammad Inamuddin
    Al Ghuair Foods LLC
    Dubai United Arab Emirates

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