A GRAFTON recruitment company took home the top gong at Saturday's 2012 Clarence Valley Business Excellence Awards.

Complete Staff Solutions impressed judges with its "overall approach", including precise health and safety checks, streamlined office and strong marketing activities.

With 85 temporary employees in a variety of positions from Grafton to Ballina, Complete Staff Solutions' Grafton office opened in 2010.

Saturday night's awards ceremony at South Grafton Ex-Services Club featured a keynote speech by John Murray, Northern region manager of the NSW Business Chamber.

More than 100 people attended and saw 11 prizes given to local businesses.

Organisers say they will spend the next few weeks collecting feedback before gearing up to make next year's event bigger and better.



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