Charlie Miller Achievement Awards
The 18th Charlie Miller Achievement Award presentation dinner took place on Easter Sunday with teams from all 5 salons gathering to celebrate success and achievements in a special night of glitz, glamour and reward.
From Trainee Stylists of the Year to Outstanding Hairdresser of the Year, the company gave out 22 individual achievement awards as a result of recognising and rewarding great work and performance delivered throughout 2017.
Presented by Charlie Miller Directors and Managers along with representatives from L’Oréal Professional, Kérastase and We Love Hair & Beauty this stylish event was held at the Radisson Blu on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and hosted by award-winning Radio and TV Presenter, Grant Stott.
First the grand prix achievement award for ‘Outstanding Hairdresser of the Year’ was announced and presented to a stunned Elle Craik, Stafford Street’s Salon Manager. While PR & Marketing Manager Yvonne Blyth, picked up a 20 year Long Service Award.
“Our managers are extremely proud of their teams and our Awards night is the culmination of a successful year of business where we recognise and reward great work and great performance” said Joint Managing Directors, Jason & Joshua Miller. “There’s so much genuine camaraderie around for each and every winner and we are thankful and grateful to have such a fantastic group of people working with us.”
This celebratory night comprised of a pre-dinner drinks reception, a 4-course dinner, games and a tombola draw with many fabulous prizes. The prizes were donated by numerous local companies and being given away to the lucky ticket holders. In addition the staff and guests then celebrated by dancing into the small hours.
The ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS are:
Elle Craik, Outstanding Hairdresser of the Year
Christie Whitelaw, Trainee of the Year Stafford Street
Sophie Frame, Trainee of the Year South St Andrew Street
Rachel Grayson, Trainee of the Year Frederick Street
Nicole Hewitt, Trainee of the Year Ocean Terminal
Sarah Walls, Trainee of the Year Holy Corner
Ethan Coston, Trainee Competition Winner Group B
Rachel Meechan, Trainee Competition Winner Group A
Cat Nicholson, Retail Salesperson of the Year
Hannah Wilson, Receptionist of the Year
Karen Jones, Treatment Salesperson of the Year
80+Club Winners (Client Retention) : Corry Riley, Rosslyn Orr, Natalie Cole, Elle Craik, Karen Kennedy, Lorraine McDiarmid, Rosy Brogan, Leigh Forrest, Amber Swift, Steven Suckling & Richard Beggs;
Yvonne Blyth, 20-year Long Service Award
Euan Alexander, Graduate Stylist of the Year
Philip Michie, Salon Stylist of the Year
Stephanie Skellet, Senior Stylist of the Year
Lynsey Wilson, Head Stylist of the Year
Steven Suckling, Senior Head Stylist of the Year
Neil Purves, Men’s Stylist of the Year
Carla McGuire, Salon Technician of the Year
Neil Purves, Senior Technician of the Year
Karen Jones, Head Technician of the Year
We would like to congratulate all the winners and are proud of our staff.