A DECORATING firm in Bury has been lauded for its trustworthiness with a top industry award.

Carl Picasso Ltd, owned by Carl Enion, scooped the crown at the SME News Business Elite Awards.

His high-end decorating outfit has won friends across Bury, Ramsbottom, Bolton, Harwood, Radcliffe, Whitefield and surrounding areas.

Mr Enion said: "We’re absolutely delighted to win this award and are thrilled with our achievement.

"Since our launch we’ve helped hundreds of customers achieve their dream home, through our excellent painting and decorating vision.

"For people to allow us in to their homes required a great deal of trust and so to be recognised as “Most Trusted Painting and Decorating Group” in the area is a huge achievement for us. I’m incredibly proud of all the team”.

Their six-strong team predominately undertakes domestic assignments, with additional commercial work.

The company is well known on the local business circuit and is a member of TheBestofBury.

The firm offers expert advice and guidance to their customer from their initial meeting and view their work as an art form.

The SME awards have been around since 2018 and celebrate small and medium-sized enterprises whose sustained outstanding performance has seen them leading the way in their industry.

Judges put entrants through a rigorous and in-depth selection process.

Throughout the year, recipients of this programme are determined through an extensive process of research, analysis, shortlisting, and selection.

Judges use publicly available sources such as local and national press, industry journals, client recommendations and other published works to source potential candidates based entirely on merit.