This Year’s Platinum sponsor – Post Office
The Post Office is proud to support the Kent Rural Retailers competition, 2016. With over 11,500 branches, the Post Office network is the biggest retail network at the heart of communities across the UK, providing services central to peoples’ everyday lives.
Over the last three years the Post Office has been transforming its network in the biggest modernisation programme in UK retail history. More than 6,000 branches have now been modernised, offering longer opening hours, including nearly 4000 branches open seven days a week.
We sell 170 different products and services spanning financial services including savings, insurance, loans, mortgages and credit cards; Government services; telephony; foreign currency; travel insurance and mail services.
This year’s Gold Sponsor – Resolute Shop
The Resolute Team have a wealth of experience in carrying out shop refurbishment; meeting the many new challenges set out in today’s shop fitting industry. We deliver the high standards retailers and the market expect.
Resolute comprises of a strong and experienced team who have been successfully up grading and refitting independent stores and coffee shops for many years. With a strong reputation in the convenience industry, many of our customers return as their business grows and expands. We work hard with our customers and their wholesalers to offer sound practical advice interpreting their ideas in order to maximise their business potential and the opportunities. With our designs and workmanship, together over the years our customers have won industry awards in the Convenience sector.
All our work is carried out in a structured and organised way running alongside a schedule of works. Before any work commences we ensure that a complete ‘contractors’ survey is completed to ensure all parties are happy before proceeding. A start and completion date is provided for all works and then a structured schedule of works is drawn up. On completion we supply a sign off sheet, including the electrical NICEIC certification against the electrical works installed.
This year’s Silver Sponsor – Norris & Fisher
Norris & Fisher are independent insurance brokers, established in 1999. We deal with commercial insurance and specialise in cover for charities and community groups.
In 2007, Norris & Fisher were awarded the prestigious title of ‘Chartered Insurance Brokers’ by the Chartered Insurance Institute. The award of Chartered titles is strictly controlled by the Privy Council and is an objective measure of high standards of professionalism.
The title is only awarded to firms of brokers with a commitment to developing and maintaining the knowledge and capability of their staff. It also signifies adherence to a demanding code of practice. Chartered status is the gold standard for insurance brokers and it is currently met by only a select number of firms.
Norris & Fisher strive to provide our clients with the confidence and certainty to pursue their objectives, delivering timely, effective and insightful service to all our clients wherever they may be.
Our team has many years of insurance experience and customer service with the eagerness to go that extra mile to bring the claim to a satisfactory conclusion should the occasion arise
Why choose us?
With products from most of the leading Insurance companies we are able offer tailored cover to all types of businesses, charities and voluntary groups.
We are small enough to provide individual service yet large enough to provide advice on risk retention and self-insured programs for larger organisations. In addition, we represent Lloyd’s and other speciality insurance companies and can also provide coverage for “hard to place” business risks.