Maintaining their exceptionally high standards, Kerry worked tirelessly to establish Solomons Europe as a credible professional practice; achieving ISO and Investors in People recognition – as well as becoming an approved RICS APC Structured Training provider. No mean feat for a business of fewer than 15 people at that time.
This focus on quality and technical excellence paid off. Not only could Solomons compete for business with the more prominent players in their industry - securing prequalified status with companies such as United Utilities - but this 'small giant' could also attract and retain talent.
The current Board and shareholders, for example, are made up entirely of homegrown professionals, with the vast majority having built their careers alongside the business having joined at grassroots level.