FourNet in the finals of the NW Business of the Year Awards

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July 19, 2023

FourNet in the finals of the NW Business of the Year Awards

Sarah Keedy

Judges consider growing tech firm to be ‘innovating, disrupting and thriving.’

Digital transformation and customer experience specialists, FourNet, have been selected as finalists in the North West
Business of the Year Awards.


The Manchester-headquartered technology company was shortlisted after a presentation by FourNet’s senior leadership team and a site visit by a panel of judges.


The shortlist, announced today, follows a judging day that brought together judges and sponsors of the awards which are led by


The North West Business of the Year awards celebrate the very best business successes from across the region. Companies which are shortlisted by the judges are those that are considered to be “innovating, disrupting and thriving.”


Richard Pennington, CEO of FourNet, said: “FourNet has grown rapidly over the last few years, with a number of key strategic acquisitions and the creation of a new Customer Experience (CX) function which is unique in our sector.


“We are changing the way our customers think about CX, and we’re delighted that the judges consider us to be a company that is innovating, disrupting and thriving. We are looking forward to the next stage of the North West Business of the Year Awards.”


Alex Turner, joint managing director of, said: “The judges have been really impressed by the achievements and ambitions of businesses as they have travelled around the North West meeting management teams.

“Because of the calibre of entrants across the categories, unfortunately many companies who entered haven’t made the shortlist. Those that have been shortlisted really stood out and the judges will have tough decisions to make in choosing winners.”

FourNet works with some of the most secure, critical and commercially driven customers in the UK, including more than 30 UK Government departments and agencies, as well as emergency services and local authorities.


With offices in Manchester, London and Derby, FourNet is one of the fastest growing privately owned technology companies in the UK, providing communications, cloud, contact centre, CX, managed service, cybersecurity and secure network infrastructure solutions.