Evolve are shortlisted for ‘North West Business of the Year’ Investment Award.

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Evolve are shortlisted for Northwest Business of The Year by TheBusinessDesk


Lancashire, UK – 2023

Evolve are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for Northwest Business of the Year Awards, this award is presented by TheBusinessDesk.
Several weeks ago, the esteemed judges of the award visited Evolve’s headquarters in Wigan to discuss everything to do with the business from acquisitions to organic growth year on year.

The Northwest Business of the Year is an extremely influential achievement, The Business Desk is the market leader for regional digital business news. The business provides 2.5 million emails per month generating around 1-million-page impressions. They operate across the whole of the UK.

Evolve has been shortlisted for Northwest Business of the Year under the category of ‘Investment’. This is something that Evolve has devoted a lot of time and effort into over the past couple of years, aiming to create the best environment for its colleagues and a great experience for its customers.

Evolve is a fast-growing, medium-sized Northwest Company. Since its inception in 2005, Evolve has experienced rapid organic growth of 43%. What sets Evolve apart is its leading innovation in the networking industry, starting with the development of its in-house Guest Wi-Fi solution, which was the first of its kind in the market. This innovation paved the way for further developments, such as the PCI-compliant support offering and leading the SD-WAN market after forming a relationship with Mako in 2012. This introduced the only Level 1 PCI device to the UK market, which is necessary to allow payments to be processed securely. Evolve is now Mako’s only platinum partner.

Over the years, Evolve has invested a significant amount into the culture of the business. After the global pandemic, Evolve realised that remote working did not apply to their field of work and instead decided it was right to invest £400K in a new office space – equipped with high-tech items, modern furniture, and a very popular pool table. This investment demonstrates the company’s commitment to its employees and provides them with a place to look forward to coming to work.

Evolve understand that having a good office space is crucial for the overall well-being and productivity of employees. An office that is well-designed, clean, and comfortable can help reduce stress levels and improve morale. It also provides a professional and welcoming environment, making employees feel valued and respected. Additionally, a good office space can have a positive impact on employee health, as it can encourage movement and physical activity and all of their desks and portable sit to stand to ensure they can accommodate everyone. Furthermore, a well-equipped office space can facilitate collaboration and communication among employees, which can enhance creativity and problem-solving skills. 

Ultimately, investing in a good office space is an investment in the success and satisfaction of employees, which in turn can lead to greater success for the whole business. This move also helped reignite the buzzing environment of the office, which has made Evolve a special place to work and is now sort after by technical and non-technical people alike in the Northwest.

Furthermore, Evolve recently completed the acquisition of a Preston-based IT services company as well as a mobile-telecoms provider. These additions to the company have resulted In Evolve being a genuine one-stop-shop managed network solutions provider. In the present day, Evolve BG now encompasses EvolveISP, EvolveWAN, EvolveODM and EvolveIT.

Finally, in the recent weeks Evolve have invested heavily in producing a bespoke Reseller portal and channel, developed in-house to ensure the whole process can be commercially flexible for the customer. The development team dedicated over 200 hours per week to ensure that the channel and portal was a seamless experience for the user.

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The Business Desk ‘North West Business of the Year’ 

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About Evolve Business Group and Evolve

Evolve Business Group is an independently owned company that specialises in providing end-to-end IT and managed network solutions to a range of businesses. Comprising of the Evolve is helping businesses to reduce costs and simplify the management of services and give business owners and their teams more time to do what they do best.

Founded in 2005, it has worked with a variety of clients across different industries around the world, building a team of highly experienced specialists to help create effective and efficient packages using any combination of different offerings. It keeps a range of cross-sector networks protected and connected.

Explore Evolve’s website to find out more about how their Managed Network Solutions can help your business stay secure.



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