Paxton Access  Company of the Year

Brighton-based global technology company, Paxton, is celebrating being named Company of the Year at this year’s Brighton and Hove Business Awards. The company, who design and manufacture security systems, was also highly commended in the International Business of the Year category.

The Brighton and Hove Business Awards are supported by the city’s leading organisations and are established as a benchmark for excellence in today’s competitive business environment. In selecting ‘Company of the Year’, the experienced panel of judges were looking for, “the company that has truly achieved all-round business excellence in terms of year on year financial performance, strategic direction, employee relations, CSR, innovation and a first-class service and/or product offering.”

The awards ceremony, which took place on Saturday 14th July, was attended by Nicola O’Donnell, HR Director, and Devin Yuille, Resourcing Business Partner, along with representatives from other local businesses.

Commenting on the win, Adam Stroud, Paxton’s Chief Executive said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been named Company of the Year at the Brighton and Hove Business Awards, and to have been commended for our international presence.

It’s an honour to be recognised amongst the top businesses in Brighton, a place which is known for its diversity and uniqueness, as well as for its overall attitude towards well-being in the workplace. 

This is a wonderful milestone in Paxton’s journey, we aim to be world-class in all that we do, from our products and services, to our working environment. We’re striving to be the employer of choice in the area and hope that our ranking in the awards will enable us to continue to attract the brightest and the best to join us.”

Employing over 300 people globally, Paxton has its headquarters in the Home Farm Road Business Centre, located just off Lewes Road in Brighton and manufactures all its products locally at its facility in Eastbourne. With over 30 years’ experience in the security industry, Paxton is proud of its Sussex roots, having established in Lewes in 1985.

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