Now in its 55th year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the country. The Queen's Awards for Enterprise is an awards programme for British businesses and other organizations who excel at international trade, innovation, sustainable development or promoting opportunity (through social mobility). They are the highest official UK awards for British businesses. The scheme was established as The Queen's Award to Industry by a royal warrant of 30 November 1965, and individual categories have been known in the past as The Queen's Awards for Export, Export Achievement, Technology, Technological Achievement and Environmental Achievement. The scheme also includes an award for individuals, the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion.
TensCare are honoured to be this years recipient of the Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade.
TensCare Ltd has 27 years of experience in helping people feel better naturally by offering safe and effective drug-free therapies. In 2017 TensCare became an Employee-Owned Business with the majority of shares being held in a trust for the benefit of all TensCare Ltd Employees. TensCare devices are manufactured to the highest quality standards with approval to be used within the UK and worldwide by the NHS, EU and FDA.
A human-centred design approach ensures the resulting products are sophisticated, safe and effective, allowing users to treat their conditions with ease. The development team look to build simplicity into what are technically very complex devices. In doing so, a TensCare devices are suitable for all, whether it is a medical practitioner treating their patient or a first-time user of TENS.
TensCare places great emphasis on maintaining communication channels with customers and partners internationally, distributors and other interested parties that use and/or sell our products to monitor the fulfilment of their expectations and specified requirements.
Over three years our overseas sales have grown by £6 million to £7.9 million, and now make up 87% of all sales. Distributing our devices to 65 countries, with our top five overseas markets been China, Spain, France, Poland, and Israel. TensCare has a detailed and constantly revised strategy for future growth in its specialist markets, now been awarded the Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years.
The Queens Award is recognition of not only our strong heritage in pain relief solutions, but the forward-thinking direction of the team and commitment to continually developing innovative electrotherapy devices that can significantly impact the wellbeing of people globally.
Neil Wright Managing Director of TensCare Ltd said on receiving the Award:
“I am truly proud of everyone in the TensCare team in receiving The Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade and know that the team also share the same sense of pride of what this award means, particularly so in such testing times. I hope this recognition will help raise the TensCare profile further as well as boost morale for not just the team at TensCare but for all our friends and colleagues within our supply chain and distribution network as we know that such awards are the result of a fantastic collaborative cross team effort.”
Lisa Slavova Sales Director at TensCare Ltd added:
“We have a young and energetic sales team who have developed both our international distributor network and our presence on international online sales platforms. This dual channelled approach has allowed us to service both our hospital based medical practitioners and physiotherapists through the distributor network and for our home use medical devices to consumers buying online. I was emotional upon hearing the news of being presented this prestigious award as it is the highest accolade a UK business can have bestowed upon it. I am delighted for our team who have continued to build our business through the most economically and socially challenging of times across the World.”