The winner of the Future of Enterprise 2016 award was announced at the NatWest sponsored National Enterprise Network Annual Conference on Friday 18th November. The winner was announced by National Enterprise Network Chairman Graham Marley and facilitator and BBC broadcaster Tanya Beckett at the event held at the RBS Conference Centre in London.
Menta, Suffolk’s enterprise agency were recognised for their innovative thinking in providing new services and solutions for businesses and the launch of an eLearning package of courses.
Alistair Ponder, Chair of Menta said, “On behalf of the Board I’d like to salute the work our Chief Executive, Alex Till undertakes on Menta’s behalf. It’s due to his boundless energy, creative thought processes and astute financial management that Menta has been recognised nationally as an innovative enterprise agency. Menta is a not for profit organisation however, Alex runs it on sound business principles which has ensured the growth and ongoing success of this 33 year old social enterprise.”
Menta received the award in recognition of their new services, offering online training partnerships with Google and launching with Suffolk based eAlliance over 700 interactive eLearning resources to the clients they work with. Income streams have been enhanced with new business support and personal development packages, as well as the publication of a new magazine that offers a unique way to showcase Menta stories, offer support and provide income to the agency too.
Alex Till commented, “This is a wonderful accolade which we simply didn’t expect. It’s the third year in a row Menta has been announced winner of a category at NEN’s award ceremony. My team are delighted, we work hard helping and supporting Suffolk’s business community with subsidised business skills training, advice, events and networking opportunities and to be acknowledged as a market leader in our field is fantastic.
“We’re extremely grateful to our Patrons whose continued financial support has made a huge difference to the varied services we now provide.
“We have further plans to enhance the services we deliver during 2017 and the award is a great boost.”
For more information regarding Menta call 0800 085 5090 or email

Alex Till CEO Menta 07807547876
NEN – National Enterprise Awards

Menta Patrons
Atkins Thomson Solicitors Rob Dellow 01284 767766
Ensors Chartered Accountants Jane Newley 01473 220022
Box-it East Claire Brooks 01284 810311
MAD –HR Carole Burman 01473 360160
Spider Web Recruitment Services Michelle Pollard 01473 276146
Creative Intent Raelle 01473 276144
Image supplied of Carole Burman of MAD HR a Menta Patron and Alex Till CEO of Menta Photograph Andy Abbott

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