Ashtree Vision and Safety, Clive Brook Volvo and Titus Learning are finalists in the SME Business of the Year category at the Bradford Means Business Awards 2021

Ashtree Vision and Safety

Now into its fifth decade of trading, Ashtree produce a range of mirror arms, mounting brackets and accessories.

The company’s mission is to increase visibility and create solutions for blind spots on all types of vehicles and machines.

Using internal designs or working with consultants, the firm manufactures mirrors and accessories they feel offers the best solution to a visibility issue.

They said: “The next stage for us is to look a camera mirror systems, which is technology based on CCTV using cameras to project the images you’d normally see on the mirror.”

Clive Brook Volvo

The privately owned and run business is celebrating 13 years with Volvo with dealerships in Bradford and Huddersfield.

The team at Clive Brook aims to provide customers with a pleasurable buying and ownership experience

Clive said being nominated for the award “recognises how hard our team has worked to deliver exceptional customer service during these unprecedented and challenging times for businesses.

“One thing we’ve found in the last 18 months is people buy from people, people need people. that human interaction is so important.”

Titus Learning

Based in Saltaire, the team at Titus provide online learning platforms that allow organisations to provide distance learning across different sectors, including education, casinos and organisations that train doctors. They utilise the learning platform Moodle.

The first organisation they worked with was based in the Netherlands and since then has expanded to cover 37 countries.

Six years ago the firm employed three people and has now expanded to have a staff of over 35, with flexible working, both at home and abroad.

They said: “We have five values as a company and flexibility is one of them, so when it came to working for home it wasn’t an issue for us.”