THE team behind a Worcestershire estate agents have been recognised in a top international awards programme.

Nicol & Co was unveiled as Residential Estate Agents of the Year in the Corporate Livewire Innovation & Excellence Awards.

Managing director Matt Nicol, who founded the agency as a one-man band in 2009, said: "We aim to lead in embracing change, new ideas, and the latest technology at Nicol & Co, while consistently delivering excellence to our clients.

“Therefore, we are delighted to accept this award in recognition of our innovation and excellence.”

Over 90,000 businesses and corporate professionals were invited to take part in this year's highly competitive Innovation & Excellence Awards programme.

Scott Reeves, who's part of the team at Corporate Livewire, said: "Congratulations to Nicol & Co for being selected as the winner of our Residential Estate Agents of the Year category in this year’s Innovation & Excellence awards.

“These awards celebrate the success and achievements of leading companies who have stood out for being results-driven, service focused and, most importantly, taken an innovative approach to demonstrate exceptional business performance. 

“The judges made their decision after looking at each case individually and assessing how the team  harnessed more effective processes, products, or ideas to transform their industry for the better."

Companies from across the world take part in the Corporate Livewire Innovation & Excellence Awards, spanning a diverse range of business sectors from finance, IT, and technology to real estate.

Mr Reeves added: “We invited over 90,000 businesses and corporate professionals, magazine contributors and our subscribers to nominate companies for the awards.

"These nominations were based on factors such as quality of service, innovation, experience, sustainability and other areas.

“Additionally, our research team has put forward a selection of firms which they felt are deserving of recognition.”

With offices in Worcester, Malvern, and Droitwich, Nicol & Co now has more than 30 members of staff offering advice on sales, lettings, new homes, and land purchases across the wider Worcestershire area.