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2017 – a year to remember for Evo Supplies

Evo Supplies team Small Business Saturday 2017 furniture skate

Well, what a year it’s been for Evo Supplies!

Wishing all our customers a very Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year from the Evo team 😀

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“Best Practice Representatives”

Parliamentary Review Best Practice Representative Evo Supplies

Following Evo’s inclusion in this year’s Parliamentary Review (manufacturing edition), we were delighted to receive our ‘Best Practice Representative’ badge last week from the Chairman of the Review, Sir Eric Pickles.

Read Evo’s Parliamentary Review story here.

Directors Greg and Juliet representing Evo Supplies at the Parliamentary Review Annual Gala
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We’re “Member of the Week” at Enterprise Nation!

Enterprise Nation


Evo Supplies are very pleased to be members of Enterprise Nation. Since launching in 2005, Enterprise Nation has helped thousands of people start and grow their own successful business. They are the UK’s most active small business community and offer a voice to government for members too.

Every week, Enterprise Nation chooses one of their 70,000+ members to feature as their Facebook “Member of the Week”, and look who they picked this week!

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Evo goes to Westminster: Juliet and Greg attend the Parliamentary Review gala evening

Parliamentary Review Gala Evening 2017 Evo Supplies Greg Dunn Juliet Dunn

Juliet and Greg were in the Members’ Dining Room at the Palace of Westminster on Monday night, representing Evo Supplies at the annual Gala Evening to celebrate publication of this year’s Parliamentary Review.

Greg and Juliet at the Parliamentary Review Gala Evening, Monday 18th September

Evo was selected earlier this year to be featured in the Manufacturing edition of the 2017 Review. More than half a million copies of the printed editions of the Parliamentary Review have been distributed to MPs, policy-makers, industry leaders and decision-makers across the country. The Review aims to provide an wider overview of best practice in a range of different sectors, and to give the leaders of the featured businesses and organisations a voice.

Each edition of the Review includes Forewords by the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and articles by Andrew Neil and other leading political and industrial journalists, reviewing the events and achievements of the previous parliamentary year.

Hosted by the Review’s new Chairman, Sir Eric Pickles, the event was introduced by Jeremy Vine. Other speakers included Lord Blunkett and British and Irish Lions Captain, Sam Warburton.

Juliet with British and Irish Lions captain, Sam Warburton

Everyone at Evo is delighted to have been invited to participate in the Parliamentary Review, and take up this unique opportunity to highlight to a huge audience the challenges and opportunities facing our particular sector in the current political and economic climate.

Evo’s feature in the Review is now available online (see pp 54-56)


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Evo Supplies featured in this year’s Parliamentary Review

Parliamentary Review

On 18th September 2017, Evo’s co-owners and directors, Juliet and Greg Dunn, will be attending a Gala Evening at the Palace of Westminster, to mark the publication of this year’s Parliamentary Review – a prestigious annual document showcasing excellence and best practice across a range of sectors.

We’re so proud that Evo has achieved this national recognition, both as a small Mersea Island business and as a British manufacturer. All credit to our hard-working team, our expanding range of super-strong, reliable products, and our commitment to excellent customer service. We’re a small business but we have big aspirations, and are planning some exciting new developments later this year.

Parliamentary Review Evo pages

The Parliamentary Review aims to demonstrate how organisations/individuals have become outstanding leaders in their field and how they have responded to challenges within their industry, sharing best practice as a template for reform.

Alongside Evo’s three-page feature, and those of the other chosen manufacturers, the 2017 Review contains articles by leading political figures, an introduction from the BBC’s Andrew Neil and summaries of the year in British industry and Westminster by leading journalists. You can read the whole article here.

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15 September: Evo’s Big #SmallBiz100 Day!

Small Biz 100 logo

Today’s Evo’s big social media day as one of the Small Business Saturday Top 100 #SmallBiz100. We’ll be on Twitter and Facebook for most of the day, talking about what we make and where we make it, and we’re also planning to share lots of posts about some of our favourite small business customers.

Small Business Saturday 2017

You can find out more about Small Business Saturday by reading this blog post.

So, check out #SmallBiz100 on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram today and join in the fun!