A BASING View-based firm has beaten national competition for the first time to win a prestigious accolade.

Digital marketing agency The Typeface Group won the Business, PR, Marketing and Communications category at the UK Blog Awards 2018 held on Friday, 20 April.

The award recognises the blog that The Typeface Group runs on its website offering expert tips, advice and insight on digital communications and marketing.

The Typeface Group was founded five years ago by Polly Buckland and Natalie Weaving.

Managing director Polly Buckland said: “I couldn’t be happier for the team to have won this incredible award.

"Success at the UK Blog Awards is a real coup for us - there was some huge competition within the category from some amazing fellow businesses across the UK.

"It’s a real testimony to the work that goes on here to share our knowledge in such a fast moving space to help other individuals and businesses to benefit from our expertise.”

Director Natalie Weaving added: “As a company, we‘re here to help support businesses to grow and reach their potential with their online presence.

"Each member of the team at The Typeface Group is an expert in their own field so we work hard to share that knowledge on our now award-winning blog.

"The UK Blog awards recognise game changers and leading bloggers within their own areas of expertise - so we’re absolutely delighted that our team are up there performing at the top of the game.”

The awards ceremony was held at the Marriott Hotel, in Grosvenor Square, London.