Two staff members from the St Albans base of national recruiter Berry Recruitment Group picked scooped up prizes at the group’s annual awards event.

At the awards held at Madame Tussauds in London, Rebecca Booker won the ‘board recognition’ award and Claire Olton won the ‘head office person’ award.

Both ladies were presented with their awards by the company’s chairman Tony Berry.

He said: “Rebecca is our head of training and has done an incredible job since she joined us, and staff from all our branches appreciate her training courses and coaching.

“Rebecca has created both on-desk consultant training and a full three year development journey which is really paying dividends for the business.

“Claire looks after the payroll which is of great importance and is something upon which the whole group depends.

“Claire’s award was voted for by our branches and is in recognition of her performance and excellent service standards.”