Skegness mobility company picked out by Dragons' Den star Theo Paphitis
A SKEGNESS mobility company has been given a surprise lift by a TV dragon.
People First Mobility has been chosen by TV star Theo Paphitis as a winner in his Small Business Sunday project.
Director Karen Sheppard said: "This is a great achievement for our business and shows what hard work and dedication can achieve.
"Being an established business in such a harsh economic climate was always going to be tough but Theo has recognised our hard work and helped spread the word about what we do to his Twitter following.
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"This can only bring good to our company and for this we are indebted."
Karen took to Twitter to tell Theo about her business which specialises in selling, servicing, repairing and hiring mobility equipment as part of Small Business Sunday which was set-up to help small businesses promote the products and services they provide .
The six businesses Theo likes the most are re-tweeted every Monday at 8pm.
The winners are then invited to enter their profile on the small Business Sunday website.
Theo retweeted @pfmobility to his 314,000 followers which has resulted in a boost of followers for Karen.
Karen added: "My husband and I set-up the business in 2003 after we felt there was a gap in the market.
"Winning Small Business Sunday has given us great exposure with the benefits of being supported by Theo Paphitis.
"We now display an award logo and very much look forward to meeting Theo at an award ceremony to be held later this year."
The firms profile is now featured at www.theopaphitissbs.com
For more information about People First Mobility call 01754 899202 or take a look at their website www.peoplefirstmobility.co.uk