Norfolk Business Awards 2021: Employer of the Year winner


1:00 p.m. December 6, 2021

Cornwall Insight, a Norwich-based energy consulting firm, was named the recipient of the Employer of the Year award, sponsored by Pure Executive and Birketts, at the 2021 Norfolk Business Awards.

Founded in 2005, Cornwall Insight provides independent analysis, research, advice and training to businesses and stakeholders engaged in the UK, Irish and Australian energy markets. The company has grown from three employees in 2005 to over 100, with four offices in three different countries.

The judges said Cornwall Insight had a clear strategy and the entire team was involved in its redevelopment. The values ​​of the company are fully anchored in its culture, linked to the performance, reward and development of its team.

Cornwall Insight was recognized for embracing Agile Work and a carefully planned rewards program. The judges were impressed with the company’s creation of a cultural club during the pandemic, which kept the fun going through various blockages with a wide range of activities for the Cornwall Insight teams .

“This is a huge boost for our team, who have tirelessly brought their diverse range of talents and skills to our group,” said Gareth Miller, Managing Director of Cornwall Insight. “Employer of the Year was the one award we really wanted to win. The other finalists are so good at it. We focused on putting people first during what has been a very difficult time for people’s lives in general, let alone work.

“Tina Mosely has been instrumental in changing the dynamics here since arriving in early 2020, along with her team Ben Day and Sarah Johnson. But it’s also teamwork: culture also comes from what we all do, say and think day to day.

“We are working in many areas to continuously improve ourselves, but getting the validation from the judges here is a big vote of confidence in what we’re trying to accomplish.”

About the Sponsors

Pure executive

Pure Executive is the executive search division of Pure, the leading professional recruiting company in the East of England. Specializing in board appointments, the company works in partnership with private organizations, not-for-profit and publicly traded companies in a variety of industries, seeking leadership talent nationally and globally.


Renowned for being forward thinking and ambitious, Birketts is a leading regional law firm with an impressive national and international network of clients. For over 150 years, Birketts’ core belief has remained the same. The professional competence and integrity of its lawyers and support staff are its most important asset.

The finalists


Based in Norwich, Evander provides glazing and locksmith services to the insurance, home emergency, facilities management and real estate industries, offering 24-hour response and enforcement services. and 7 days a week to ensure the places we live and work are safe, secure and smart.

The judges agreed that Evander has a clear vision and a manifesto, providing staff with clarity on their values ​​and the behaviors they wish to embody. The company has demonstrated its commitment to going the extra mile to communicate with all of its staff in a variety of ways, including podcasts for its technicians “on the go”.

The judges also noted that there are regular opportunities for employees to provide input and that Evander is making progress on its diversity program.

Liftshare Group

Liftshare Group is a social enterprise and technology platform that helps businesses reduce carbon emissions associated with private car journeys.

The company attributes its continuous development to its highly qualified team. Everyone at Liftshare Group is motivated by its clear mission to make carbon-free travel a reality. The judges praised her clear purpose and strong values, which are fully embedded in everything she does – whether through her award and recognition, team performance, CSR or well-being initiatives. to be.

Liftshare Group has also developed a fantastic culture where people are at the heart of its success. There is a real pleasure in doing the job and, despite the unforeseen challenges, a real “positive attitude” on the part of everyone to innovate and help the company to prosper, which impressed the judges even more.