Our Awards

Unicom is part of the Verastar Group which since 1998 has been taking care of customers and growing into a business that can offer a variety of essential services under one bill. By putting the customer first, delivering excellent customer care, and looking after employees who make all of this happen, Unicom has been recognised for the following awards:

Greater Manchester Business Awards 2019

WINNER – Business of the Year
(Organisations of Over 50 Employees)

The GMBA pride themselves on being fair and transparent. This category looked for companies excelling in all areas: growth, overachieving against competitors, innovation in industry, training and development and a fantastic business strategy.

Forward Ladies National Awards and Summit 2018

REGIONAL WINNER – Male Agent of Change, CEO Chris Earle

Celebrating our equality and diversity, and following on from our excellent Gender Pay Gap results, our CEO Chris Earle was named the first ever Male Agent of Change at Forward Ladies Regional Finals for the North West, Ireland and Wales.

Call North West Contact Centre Awards 2018

Best People Development

The Call North West Awards recognise excellence and celebrate achievements in the Contact Centre sector in the North West. Verastar stood out for People Development thanks to our Pay Progression scheme which drives colleague performance by encouraging employees to develop new skills.

Call North West Contact Centre Awards 2018

FINALIST – Support Team of the Year,
Learning & Development Team

The Call North West Awards celebrate the Support Teams within the Contact Centre industry for the integral work they do. The aim of the Verastar L&D Team is to encourage colleagues to see working in a Contact Centre as a career, not just a job.

Forward Ladies National Awards and Summit 2018

FINALIST – Corporate Leader,
CCO Nicola Smith

Forward Ladies’ mission is to create a global platform that connects women to opportunities, networks, businesses and expertise that empowers them. This award gives recognition to women with years of leadership experience who have driven the business forward with exceptional results.

Forward Ladies National Awards and Summit 2018

FINALIST – Emerging Leader, Programme Manager Holly Mack

Now in their ninth year, the Forward Ladies National Awards were launched to acknowledge and promote the fact that women are an integral part of every business. This category celebrates women who demonstrate personal, as well as general business, progression.

Megabuyte50 Awards 2016

WINNER – Best Telecoms & Networks

The annual Megabuyte50 Awards recognise excellence in the financial performance of privately-owned, mid-market UK technology companies. Verastar was named Best Telecoms & Networks company within the Best Performing Company category of awards.