Family-run line marking company, Riggotts, has been awarded the RoSPA gold medal at the prestigious Coutts Prize for Family Business Awards. The company, set up by brothers Nick and Darren Riggott in 1994, took home the prize in the small business category for its health and safety policies, attention to detail and contemporary approach to the industry. Darren Riggott said: Sadly the white lining industry has attracted a poor boys from the black stuff image over recent years, but we like to think that we are rising above that and that our company has a fresh and highly professional approach to all aspects of our operations.
Unlike many of our competitors, we only use our own trained staff, vehicles and equipment to ensure that we have greater control over quality and safety. We are delighted to be presented with gold by such an acclaimed company as Coutts & Co.
We take enormous pride in the running of our business, the quality of our work and the development of our staff and we are hugely excited about the future. Riggotts has extensive health and safety programmes in place, as well as operational training schemes for staff, including NVQ qualifications a rare opportunity in the white lining industry.