Siobhan Courtney wins women in business award

Siobhan Courtney, managing director of The Eventus Recruitment Group, has won the Women in Business category at the Inspire Awards 2019.

Siobhan launched Eventus after recovering from osteosarcoma when she was pregnant with her first child. Being in the recruitment business for over 20 years, Siobhan has expanded her business, branching out from exclusively legal recruitment specialists to HR, finance, accounting, coaching & training and more.

The judges praised Siobhan’s contributions to the recruitment industry through inspirational leadership, customer service excellence and a strong commitment to supporting work-life balance of her staff.

They said: "Siobhan believes that a work/life balance in crucial, initially working from home but organising regular meet ups with her team and interaction over phones, giving her team the flexibility needed to pursue their lifestyles whilst remaining employed."

Siobhan is also a participant on the ERDF innovation development program at Lancashire University, and has recently opened new premises in Lancaster for those who would prefer an office environment.