LA International has once again won the Queen’s Award for International Trade. The second consecutive Queen’s Award follows the previous win in 2015, presented to organisations with outstanding performance in international trade, innovation and sustainable development, recognising those businesses that make a valuable contribution to the UK economy each year.
As the UK’s most prestigious business award and the highest accolade any business can receive, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are made each year by the Queen and are awarded on the recommendation and advice of the Prime Minister, and is subject to the most detailed and rigorous application process.
Commenting on the award, founder, chairman and CEO Paul Lukic said: “I am delighted and honoured that LA International has again received this internationally recognised and highly sought after award for a second consecutive five year term in recognition of our contribution to flying the flag of British enterprise.
“The Board of Directors are privileged to accept this award on behalf of LA International and all of our staff who, with sustained effort, have continued to drive the business forward and achieve our targeted expansion,” he added.
The company began trading in 1982 and today, with a turnover in excess of £250 million, is the largest specialist ICT recruitment and project solutions consultancy in the UK operating globally. As an approved defence contractor, LA International is the UK’s leading supplier of security cleared contract and permanent ICT resource to Her Majesty’s Government. With a successful track record spanning over 35 years of delivering recruitment, managed services and project solutions, LA International has been at the forefront of providing innovative ICT, transformation and project/programme management services and solutions to a broad range of clients, in over 90 countries, across five continents, ranging from SMEs to some of the largest and most respected global brands across government, defence, health, education, technology and telecommunications sectors.