Greater Brighton extends a warm well done to two companies in the region who have been handed the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, the highest official UK awards for British businesses.

Haybury Ltd of Brighton and Inspiration Healthcare Ltd of Crawley were both recognised for their contribution to international trade after demonstrating that their business has achieved substantial growth in overseas earning and in commercial success through either outstanding achievement over 3 years or continuous achievement over 6 years.

A spokesperson for Greater Brighton said:

“We would like to extend our warmest congratulations to Haybury and Inspiration Healthcare who have demonstrated how important it is to build and sustain a thriving export trade. We are delighted they are part of one of the country’s most dynamic economic regions in the UK.”

Haybury Ltd, of Queens Road, Brighton, won the Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years. Established in 2006 and based in Brighton, the company won the Queen’s Award for international trade in 2016. Overseas sales have grown year on year by 25.9% in year two and 42% in year three with a total growth over the period of 79%. The company now sells in over 50 markets worldwide. It is a specialist Executive Search firm that offers the full spectrum of services to the senior end of the Life Science Market.

Based in Crawley, Inspiration Healthcare Ltd was founded in 2003 by four friends who are still engaged in the management of the business today. The company is a global supplier of Medical Equipment used in Neonatal Intensive Care, Operating Theatres and Home Healthcare. Across the last six years its international sales have grown by 176% now making up 33% of all sales. Today they supply their own products to over 50 countries from the EU, North America, and the Middle East to South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. The company wins the Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Continuous Growth in overseas sales over the last six years.

See also: The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise