Grant Barton

What is the best thing about your job?
-Working with a dedicated team of professionals and the ever changing environment of a technical business.

Where is the opportunity for the business in the next year?
-Developing solutions to reflect changing demands in our industry by reacting quickly to any new situation.

What is the big issue affecting your sector at the moment, and how will this be felt more widely?
-Recycling and repairs return good rebates for our clients, but increasingly the cost of disposing of plastics and waste is becoming prohibitive.

What has been the biggest change to your sector in the last 5-10 years, and what has been the impact of that?
-With many people now working from home, it has meant the redeployment of assets from the office desks of major corporations. In answer to this we have developed a sanitising process to ensure I T equipment and Mobiles we send to peoples homes are ‘bug free’.

Do you or your company have a phrase or motto that you use, and why it resonates with you.
-The phrase ‘Data Security’ is uppermost in our all working practices, giving our clients comfort that their assets are in completely safe hands at S2S.

Give me an example of a lesson you learnt early on in your career that has stuck with you?
-Always get the correct licences and Accreditations, follow the rules thus ensuring client confidence. Get professional advice to ensure safe company governance and practices.

Who has been the biggest influence on your career? Who inspires you.?
-Firstly my parents who had a good work ethic, secondly in my first job I had an excellent work education, which to this day has made me the person I am today.

How do you relax away from work?
-I enjoy football, spending time with my family, and relaxing with them on walks in the countryside.