The Employee Awards 2021 Winners

The Employee Awards 2021 Winners

Earlier this year, we asked staff to vote for their colleagues for our 'Employee Awards'. The winners and runners-up were announced at the Christmas party at the end of last month with 13 award categories, including 'The Neatest Nook', 'The Always Hungry' and 'The Biggest Smile Award' below are this year's winners. 

EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AWARD

Winner: Terry Cooper

Runner-up: Tony Green

Our System Support Assistant, Terry Cooper, scooped up the 'Employee of The Year Award' with the majority vote. Terry is always on hand to help with IT issues that arise and supports our IT Manager, Darren Earle. He helps with regular upgrades, producing reports, has been fundamental in automating many of our processes and is someone who quietly listens to the problems being presented, working up a solution where he can.

THE BRIGHT BEGINNER AWARD

Winner: Isaac Onions

Runner-up: Tom Chilton

Isaac joined us via the agency in 2019, working outside on the Plant Centre and was taken on full time a year ago and most recently started working in sales, he is doing a great job and has a bright future ahead of him, well done Isaac.

NEVER KNOWS WHEN TO GO HOME AWARD

 

Winner: Adrian Price and Tony Green

Runner-up: Rob Richardson

We'd say well done, but I think this award requires more of a thank you, thank you for staying when you are required to do so and even when you are not. Thank you for going above and beyond each working day. We hope the nightcaps come in handy if you ever decide to take a nap under your desks when it's past 8 pm...

THE BUSY BEE AWARD

Winner: Chris Davis

Runner-up: Eric Buckby

I think we can all agree that Chris is our office rocket, almost sprinting from one task to the next. Thanks for all your hard work, Chris.

THE ALWAYS HUNGRY AWARD

Winner: Darren Fawebert

Runner-up: Simon Harrison

Darren had the majority vote for this one, with several mentions of the ice lollies he consumed during the summer, Darren, well done, but please leave some ice lollies for the rest of us next year!

BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY AWARD

Winner: Steve Morton

Runner-up: John Price

Steve has been with us for over 23 years and was crucial during the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, he never stopped, worked additional hours and held his team together, we couldn't have operated without him - Thanks, Steve!

THE EARLY BIRD AWARD

Winner: Martyn Osborne

Runner-up:  Jason Dacre

Martyn is one of the first on site at Johnsons setting up vehicles for the days work ahead when most of us are still in bed, he always goes about his day with a smile on his face whatever the weather and time, thank you, Martyn.

THE TEAM PLAYER AWARD

Winner: Steve Morton

Runner-up:  Luke Richardson

Steve not only keeps his own department together but is the glue between many others, liaising with staff daily and keeping the business ticking.

THE NEATEST NOOK AWARD

Winner: Chris Davis

Runner-up:  Gary Sutton

As the gloves say... our 'Queen of Clean', if only you could see her show home standard house, fit for a visit from the Queen.

THE DUCT TAPE AWARD

Winner: John Price

Runner-up:  Charlie Gibson

If John can't fix it...no, one can! A big thanks for keeping all five nursery sites maintained - no task is ever too big!

THE JOKER AWARD

Winner: Wayne Atkinson

Runner-up:  Paul Lamb

He was nominated for his elaborate pranks and jokes, including sticking John's face to a bollard on the A59! There isn't a day that goes by without a joke.

THE CAFFEINE ADDICT AWARD

Winner: Ian Nelson

Runner-up:  Elliot Green

Has anyone ever seen Ian without a coffee and fag in hand?

THE ALWAYS WITH A SMILE AWARD

Winner: Katie Burlingham

Runner-up:  Isaac Onions

Katie can be seen throughout all seasons, time of day and weather conditions with a smile on her face - keep smiling Katie :)

Posted 16th Dec 1:40pm

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