Career highlights

Richard Shaw

Senior Business Development Manager

"The best thing about my job is that I’m recognised and rewarded for my hard work with awards and promotions."

Joining the company in 1986 as a Trainee Sales Advisor, Richard has progressed and now manages the Central Sales Team (a department that ensures our customers receive all the help they need and makes sure valuations/ appointments are followed up). Now entering his second decade with Wards, Richard says that he still loves working with us. Read more...

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“I’m proud to work for Wards and feel very privileged to have been with the company for so long. We have a premier league management team and a very strong structure. We all support each other and I like the focus on results and targets because it helps to measure our success.”

Richard goes on to say...

“I feel well supported by the company and I thoroughly enjoy my job. Importantly, it’s a two-way relationship; the company knows that I give everything when I’m here and so when I was taken into hospital once, the company couldn’t have been more supportive or understanding.”

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We employ over a thousand members of staff


Of our staff are proud to work for us*


Are satisfied with the quality of our training*

Award winning training for new and experienced staff

*Taken from our company wide 8th annual staff engagement survey held anonymously in December 2016.