Sponsor of the: MiPermit Inspiration Award
MiPermit is Chipside’s public facing e-commerce platform for digital transformation within local government.
In 15 years since its foundation, Chipside has grown into a formidable technology partner serving 150 local authorities in the UK and millions of citizens.
Internationally, Chipside has been showcased by the UK government across the world as an example of British innovation and entrepreneurship.
Paul J Moorby OBE, founder and managing director of Chipside, said: “The management team at Chipside are delighted to be headline sponsor for the British Parking Awards 2019 and the celebration of excellence that it represents.”
MiPermit Inspiration Award
Sponsor of the: Reinventing the Street Award
Conduent Transportation is an established technology provider in the UK parking sector, having successfully transitioned to provide operational enforcement and back office services to Local Authority clients. Challenging traditional enforcement methods by integrating data and technology within our service as well as offering a complete end to end CCTV enforcement solution including cameras, labour and PCN processing.
We have a significant differential offering to the current market – our in-house solutions are powered by the integration of people, technology and data to provide innovative and cost-efficient services.
Conduent Transportation transforms the way the world travels and advances the transportation landscape. We integrate innovative technologies, advanced analytical capabilities and end-user-focused solutions to deliver faster, safer and more economical experiences for travellers and real-time revenue management for governments, transportation agencies and authorities.
DCBL is the leading parking enforcement debt recovery company in the UK, collecting tens of millions of pounds each year while maintaining a 98% client retention rate. Our focus on ethical enforcement and recovery for both private parking operators and local authorities ensures we protect our clients’ reputation as well as our own.
Our unique brand and media awareness, as a result of our previous participation in the popular Channel 5 and Netflix TV series “Can’t Pay? We’ll Take It Away!”, increases the propensity for early engagement and minimises the need for further litigation. Through our exceptional brand awareness and clear and transparent written correspondence, DCBL’s industry-leading parking charge collection rate is proven to be 25% higher than that of our competitors.
DCB Legal (an SRA regulated law firm) works in conjunction with DCBL and specialises in high volume litigation. Our investment in the development of both systems and people enables us to provide a unique, truly seamless debt recovery journey from the first reminder letter to agent enforcement.
We work with the UK’s largest parking operators and are rapidly becoming the number one choice for all parking enforcement Debt Recovery.
We set out to be the best and by default became the biggest.
Bristow & Sutor and Debt Recovery Plus
Sponsor of the: Parking Futures - The Next 20 Year Award
Debt Recovery Plus
Debt Recovery Plus (DRP), established in 2009, are the leading collector of unpaid Private Parking Charge Notices in the country. They are the chosen debt recovery service to 96% of the private parking industry in the UK, helping their clients to achieve the highest recovery rates, whilst at the same time protecting their client’s brand and monitoring strict compliance procedures.
Debt Recovery Plus offer a ‘No collection - No fee’ service for all their clients. In most instances, we can add our fees to the Parking Charge Notice, which means that they will remit the full outstanding parking charge value to the client. DRP can also provide a free trace service, helping to locate up-to-date addresses for 20% of the unpaid charges.
At the end of the recovery workflow, DRP’s dedicated pre-court team will work to identify and manage any of the cases through to court through their nominated litigation team.
For more information, please visit www.debtrecoveryplus.co.uk
Bristow & Sutor
Bristow & Sutor has an excellent reputation for working in partnership with their clients to deliver industry-leading collection rates. With the use of directly-employed Enforcement Agents, Bristow & Sutor consistently ensure low levels of complaints across their 140+ public sector clients. The organisation are currently undertaking a multi-million pound business transformation programme centred around innovating their processes and practices. This will also attribute to the technology responsible for the delivery of services they provide, ultimately ensuring optimum collection rates.
Bristow & Sutor are also heavily involved in the Debt Advice sector with a number of ongoing partnerships and memberships with agencies such as Christians Against Poverty, StepChange Debt Charity and the Money Advice Liaison Group. A decision taken to allow them to better understand the customers’ situation and how to deal with important issues including mental health and vulnerability. This has been demonstrated through the pioneering formation of an independent advisory panel tasked with scrutinising the working practices of Bristow & Sutor.
For more information, please visit www.bristowsutor.co.uk
Sponsor of the: Parking Partnerships Award
APT SKIDATA is the exclusive supplier of the SKIDATA range of car access control equipment in the UK. With hundreds of installation at shopping centres, airports and city centre car parks, APT SKIDATA has gained a deserved reputation for quality, reliability and proven performance. Noted as much for the distinctive, stylish design of its products as its reliability and performance, APT SKIDATA’S parking solutions allow for the rapid entry and exit of vehicles, and can accommodate every mode of payment. As well as enhancing the customer experience, its systems also deliver centralised management and reporting, ideal for owners/operators of multiple sites who need to manage revenues, and keep the traffic flowing.
Featuring both hardware and software that is being continually refreshed and updated, and supported by the highest levels of professional service and maintenance, its systems can also integrate with other associated technologies.
APT SKIDATA is a joint venture of SWARCO AG and SKIDATA AG.
British Parking Association
Sponsor of the: Lifetime Achievement Award
We represent the UK parking and traffic management profession. Our 750 plus corporate members include local government, commercial providers, and parking system operators, as well as consultants and academics. In addition, we represent over 650 individuals and have a separate membership structure to support their professional development.
We are a not-for-profit organisation working with our members and stakeholders to support their communities, improve compliance by those managing and using parking facilities, and encourage fairness to achieve our vision of excellence in parking for all.
We reinvest any surplus income to further improve standards and professionalism in the sector.
Sponsor of the: Best New Car Park Award
Comprehensive electric vehicle charging solutions for businesses.
A leading manufacturer of quality AC and DC charging stations, Compleo provides robust solutions for commercial, residential and public applications, along with the software to control, manage and monetise any EV charging network.
Sponsor of the: Rising Star Award
CPG Europe produces high-performance building products for the increasingly complex demands of the construction industry. Our leading European brands - illbruck, Flowcrete, Nullifire, Vandex, TREMCO, Dryvit and Nudura - offer products and services for joint sealing, bonding & insulation, passive fire protection, floor coating, roof sealing and concrete protection/repair. Our broad range of solutions makes us uniquely tailored to solving the complex challenges faced by today’s architects, contractors, developers and tradesmen.
Sponsor of the: Parking Team of the Year
CDER Group is a trusted collections and enforcement partner to UK Government and a market leading innovator in the recovery of unpaid parking and road traffic penalties.
Our services include:
PCN collection for Parking and Bus Lane contraventions
Road User Charging Schemes - Clean Air Zones and Congestion Charging Schemes
Recovering Scottish/Foreign Debts via experienced industry partners
ANPR and persistent evader strategies
A national company collecting over £250m annually and an approved supplier on three national Frameworks (YPO, Rotherham, Places for People), our track record of delivering high levels of collections across England and Wales with minimal complaints, is enhanced through:
three centres of excellence in Bolton, Darlington, London
highly skilled and trained Enforcement Agents and knowledgeable support staff
our Fairness Charter, underpinned by our Fairness Framework, providing a new standard for protecting the vulnerable and ensuring a fair resolution is achieved
our unique advanced case management system, Edge, to drive fair, responsible and effective collections and resolutions
data analytics and Business Intelligence to drive collection performance and compliance with each client’s requirements and performance targets
International Parking Community (IPC)
Sponsor of the: Parking in the Community
The International Parking Community (IPC) was founded in 2012 and is the leading Accredited Trade Association (ATA) for the professional parking industry.
The IPC also established the Independent Appeals Service (IAS), which is an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) scheme accredited by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).
With core values that revolve around the central tenets of support, communication, integrity, innovation and inclusiveness, the IPC now boasts a membership that accounts for a large proportion of the private parking industry in the United Kingdom, and has quickly grown to become a dominant force within parking.
More than just an ATA, the IPC also facilitates staff training programmes, conducts data protection audits, advises Government on behalf of its members and supports its members on how to achieve industry best practice.
Sponsor of the: The Back Office Award
JTR Collections has considerable experience in the Enforcement and Debt Collection of parking debts owed to our clients. We specialise in understanding the requirements needed to deliver exceptional collections, whilst working closely with our clients to develop and maintain successful partnerships.
Our Public and Private Sector Client base is built upon our reputation. We pride ourselves on the ability to meet performance targets and KPI’s set by our Clients as well as considering the needs of the customer trying to repay their debt.<br>Having a good understanding of human nature, commercial judgement and common sense accompanied by having access to a large database of Collections, Trace and Data Enhancement and Legal Enforcement, JTR Collections offers market leading methods and techniques that achieve and deliver exceptional collection results each and every time.
Sponsor of the: Best New Car Park Award
Go2Sim are one of the fastest growing IoT providers in the UK with a mission to help the parking industry get connected for the future.
We specialise in data SIM Cards and 4G/5G Routers offering bespoke design and support for your data projects. We provide solutions for ANPR, EV Charging, PDA Handhelds, P&D machines, Parking sensors and any other remote equipment you need connected.
Go2Sim are leading the way with connecting your equipment using our unique Flexi Tariff. This ensures you never pay for data you don’t use! Flexi Tariff allows you to concentrate on your business, while we manage your data usage to ensure you never pay for more than you need.
Our SimUi web portal, gives you access to your entire SIM estate through a simple and easy to use interface. SimUi gives you the tools that put you back in control. Featuring, Usage graphs, Activate/Deactivate SIMs, Location Map, Network ID, Connection Status, Configurable Alarms and many other user tools.
With 20 years in the parking industry, we have the experience to support your project.
Sponsor of the: Parking Person of the Year
RingGo is once again proud to present the Parking Person of the Year Trophy. RingGo is the UK's leading provider of cashless parking with 10 million registered UK motorists on its base. Now part of the Parkmobile worldwide group, RingGo takes payments in almost 400 towns and cities across the UK. The RingGo portfolio has been developed specifically to target the needs of the parking industry, including not just cashless parking, but also on line permits, emissions based parking and corporate solutions.
Sponsor of the: Parking Operator of the Year
Solutionlabs was founded in 2014, delivering a small catalogue of products and services that have been the foundation of success for many private operators. Solutionlabs has, since its inception, driven towards an empathetic approach to innovation. Which is why in 2020, Solutionlabs co-founded 33100, a Data as a Service provider looking to shape the future of Data delivery in MaaS.
A new generation of data delivery services form a connected network of data hubs featuring rich analytical tools and multi-channel streams. Built on secure and proven cloud infrastructure that is scalable to billions of devices and trillions of messages. Brilliantly designed to seamlessly bring together noisy and fragmented data.
Delivering high functioning data services to Local Authorities, Public Sector Businesses and Private Operators alike, 33100 presents the Open Parking Platform, naa (notanotherapp) and Input360. 33100 is committed to helping shape a new, more empathetic and ethical future for the use of data in MaaS.
Sponsor of the: The Front Line Award
PayByPhone is one of the fastest growing mobile payments companies in the world, processing more than £246 million in payments annually. Through the company's mobile web, smartphone and smartwatch applications, PayByPhone helps millions of consumers easily and securely pay for parking without the hassles of waiting in line, having to carry change or risking costly fines.
Registration is quick and easy and the app reminds the user when their parking is about to expire, allowing them to top up from anywhere, at any time. PayByPhone is wholly-owned by Volkswagen Financial Services, part of the largest auto manufacturer in the world, with brands that include VW, Audi, Porsche, Bentley, Lamborghini and Ducati.
Sponsor of the: The Car Park Design Award
YourParkingSpace Solutions is the world’s most customisable end-to-end digitally led parking solution.
Our technology helps provide both landlords and parking operators with the tools to maximise their income and expand their estates, with our suite of B2B solutions designed to improve efficiency, reduce administration, improve customer experience, and maximise revenue.
Whether you’re a landlord or operator with a handful of localised sites or have a UK-wide presence, we can help digitalise your estate and maximise your profitability.
Sponsor of the: Communication Award
Unity 5 Limited was formed in March 2010 to bring ZatPark to the marketplace. We are an established software company with over 10 years experience of working in the parking industry. The founders have a combined 32 years experience in commercial IT, Web, E-Commerce and communications. Our team combines in-depth knowledge of parking enforcement with expertise in technology and service delivery. We have gained a reputation as a leading provider of innovative parking enforcement management software and services to the UK and Europe.