Tag: Women in Business

Fire & Ice Walk Challenge for Acorns Children’s Hospice

Thu 24th February 2022

On the 11th March our Managing Director, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock will be undertaking a Fire Walk to raise vital funds for Acorns Children’s Hospice. #TeamFire Here at PPS we are very proud to support several charities including Acorns and Kirsty was announced as a Business Ambassador for them in 2021. One of the ways you can …

The Launch of Allied Women in Engineering

Wed 23rd February 2022

This International Woman’s Day on the 8th March our Managing Director, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock, is a guest speaker at the Launch of Allied Women in Engineering. Allied Women in Engineering aims to be an inclusive, all-round support system for individuals who want to maximise their potential and experience fulfilment, joy, belonging and purpose when they come …

New Chair of the BSSA announced

Mon 11th October 2021

Professional Polishing Services are thrilled to announce that our Managing Director, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock, is now the new Chair of the British Stainless Steel Association. The BSSA aims to develop and promote the use of Stainless Steels across the UK and Ireland in a range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, construction and manufacturing, as well as offering …

Women in Manufacturing – International Women’s Day 2021

Tue 9th March 2021

WMG asked some inspiring women in their manufacturing network why we should be celebrating International Women’s Day in 2021 and they spoke to our MD Kirsty Davies-Chinnock. Read their article here

THESE WOMEN CAN!

Wed 10th February 2021

A Stainless Steel Polishing business in Smethwick has joined forces with a West Midlands Strong Woman from Halesowen to challenge gender stereotypes and champion the role of women in both manufacturing and sport. Kirsty Davies-Chinnock and Naomi Hadley are showing the world that women are leading the way in fields that are often dominated by …

Award Finalists in Manufacturing Excellence

Tue 18th September 2018

We are very pleased to announce that we are Finalists in the category of Manufacturing Excellence of the Midlands Family Business Awards, the UK’s only independent, not-for-profit annual Awards showcase for family businesses in the Midlands. Representatives of Professional Polishing will now meet with the Awards’ independent judging panel, which is led by a leading family …

Midlands ‘Female Icon’ 2017

Thu 26th October 2017

Our Managing Director, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock, was invited to the Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2017 at The Leadenhall Building in London on the 11th October and was named ‘Female Icon’ for the Midlands Region. These were the second Barclays Entrepreneur Awards and were established to recognise success, leadership and the positive impact on society. The category was …

PPS win at Inaugural Birmingham Awards

Tue 1st December 2015

The Prestigious black tie event which took place on Friday 27th of November at the Edgbaston Stadium left audiences full to the brim with appreciation for Birmingham, as the city’s people came together in full force to join finalists, sponsors, ambassadors and judges in a night of levity and entertainment. The Birmingham Awards is the …

PPS Win Business of the Year National Award

Thu 5th February 2015

The Venus Awards National Finals is something quite unique and special. It brings together all the regional winners, a group of truly inspirational and influential women, to an event where the crème de la crème vie for the National Title in their respective categories. This year 23 winners from eight regions were crowned at a …

PPS win Business of the Year

Thu 27th November 2014

Last night PPS won the accolade ‘Business of the Year’ at the NatWest Venus Awards in Birmingham. Paul Brown from Ernst and Young presented the award to Kirsty Davies-Chinnock with a fantastic introduction where he praised her leadership and dedication and the ambition of the Company. The extremely glamorous and exclusive ‘social event of the …