Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Celebrating 10yrs of Success

Oriel, the Cheltenham-based specialists in finance and business services for the recruitment sector and SME's, is celebrating its ten year anniversary and at the same time has been recognised as one of the Hot 100 businesses in the UK. Having ridden the ride of the recession and come out of it in a positive situation Oriel are now focussing on strengthening its position within the recruitment, collections and back office industry.

The Real Business Hot 100 listing - which has been running for over ten years, now tracks the fastest growing firms in the UK by sales over the past four years. In this survey Oriel has been ranked the 32nd fastest growing company in the UK in terms of sales throughput, with a growth rate of 79% per annum over the period from 2006 to 2009.

Oriel were inadvertently omitted from the recent publication of Gloucestershire's Top 100 companies but, we would like to acknowledge their achievement in the Hot 100 survey and to celebrate the success of this growing business in our region. Oriel are a major employer in Gloucestershire and their success will only bring good news to the local community as they expand and take on new staff.

Oriel commenced trading in 2000 and therefore celebrates their tenth anniversary this year. Their product range includes bookkeeping, payroll and are one of the largest providers of back office support services for the recruitment industry in the country. They are also a leading debt collection agency in the UK.

As part of their growth Oriel continue to recruit staff and have recently made three significant new appointments to their sales department to support the growing need for their services. Jane Kimpton has been appointed as Business Development Executive for the contractor division of Oriel. Jane's main responsibilities will be to generate new business leads for the contractor division targeting recruitment agencies and contractor workers direct promoting CIS and umbrella services. Boosting sales resources in Oriel Support, Adam Jones has joined as Business Development Executive. Adam has joined Oriel from Venture Finance where he developed his knowledge in the factoring and invoice discounting industry before returning to his roots of the recruitment industry. Finally Joel Celestine has been appointed as Sales & Telemarketing advisor for the collections dvision within the group.

Brian Pursey, CEO at Oriel adds; "Being ranked 32nd in the Real Business Hot 100 survey means a great deal to all of us at Oriel as we have received recognition for all of the hard work and commitment we have put in over the past ten years. 2010 is a significant year for Oriel as we look to mark our ten year anniversary. As we celebrate the past ten years of success we now must focus on the future and invest in our staff and systems to ensure that Oriel will be still going strong in ten years time and can adapt to the changing market that we operate within".
Oriel will be celebrating the significant 10 year milestone and their achievements with a prestigious party in December to thank all of their staff for their hard work and dedication of the past decade. Without them Oriel would not be what it is today.