Unilink received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation at a ceremony on 30th November in London.
The Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London, Wg Cdr Mike Dudgeon OBE DL, presented, on behalf of Her Majesty, a Queen’s Award for Innovation to Unlink Technology Services Ltd, part of The Unilink Group. The awarding certificate signed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and the former prime minister David Cameron were received by Francis Toye, CEO of Unilink and Derek Jones, founder of Unilink Technology Services. Master of ceremony was Robin Knowles, Founder of Digital Leaders. The Presentation Ceremony took place in the company of over seventy people – customers, partners, staff and friends.
The company receives this prestigious award for the development of outstanding, innovative products which help prisons to become more rehabilitative. Unilink’s secure email service allows messages to be sent to and from prisons rapidly, while ensuring that security requirements are maintained. This works with Unilink’s prisoner self-service system that enables messages to be delivered securely to and from prisoners through biometric kiosks and in-cell devices.