Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson MP visits Sigma Pharmaceuticals Plc


Jo Swinson, the Liberal Democrat leader, visited Sigma Pharmaceuticals Plc on Wednesday 6 November as part of her electoral campaign tour.

Ms Swinson, was joined by Mayor of Watford Peter Taylor, Watford parliamentary candidate Ian Stotesbury and Leader of Three Rivers District Council Sara Bedford.

The visitors were given a tour of the newly refurbished warehouse and distribution facility for retail pharmacy and Sigma’s European PI operation. She cited Sigma as being a “great example of some of the challenges” faced in the economy when it comes to Brexit. Her visit was completed with a brief Q&A session with some of the Sigma Directors, where they shared their fears and concerns about Brexit and the current challenges in pharmacy. Read More

Sigma Announces chosen charity for 2020

Charity, General

Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc are pleased to announce that they have adopted the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust as their chosen sponsored Charity for 2020.

Established in 1997, the Air Ambulance Service is a charity funded service and is kept airborne thanks to the generosity of those who make donations, fundraisers and volunteers in aid of the EHAAT.  This is a vital, life-saving service, serving Essex and Herts. Read More

Bharat Shah honoured in Queen’s Birthday List 2019

Awards, General

Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc are pleased to announce that Dr Bharat Shah has been honoured with a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019.

Dr Bharat ShahThe award was made for ‘services to business, economic growth, exporting, the independent pharmacy sector and philanthropy.’  The honour crowns a long and a distinguished career in the pharmacy profession for Dr Shah.  A highly respected professional and ‘elder statesman for pharmacy’, he has been a passionate advocate for independent community pharmacy, helping the sector raise standards and campaigning for the profession to become an integral part of the enlarged NHS.

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Sigma Welcomes Sir Vince Cable


Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable visited Sigma’s automated facility at HD House.

The lib Dem leader, also joined by two Lib Deb European Parliament (MEP) candidates for the East of England, Barbara Gibson and Lucy Nethsingha, as well as the mayor of Watford, Peter Taylor, stressed the need to work together with pharmacists to deliver the best health outcome for the nation.

Proud recipients of two awards at the recent Biz4Biz Awards

Awards, General

Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc were proud to receive a ‘double honour’ at the recent Biz4Biz Awards 2019.

Not only did they collect the ‘Best Family Business Award 2019’, which recognises  decision-making influenced by multiple generations of a family and who are closely aligned with the company through leadership or ownership, but were also bowled over to also receive the ‘Best Business Of The Year 2019 Award’. Read More

Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc – Winners of the Business Excellence SME of the Year 2018


Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc were the proud recipients of the Business Excellence SME of the Year 2018 Award presented at the London Marriott Hotel Regents Park.

The award was made to Dr Bharat Shah, Sigma’s Chairman who collected it on behalf of the company.

JITOPRENEURS is an annual global initiative of JITO (Jain International Trade Organisation) G2G dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship, global networking and learning to its members.  Read More

Hatul Shah Wins Dedicated Stalwart Award 2018



Hatul Shah, Executive Director at Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc, was presented with the Dedicated Stalwart Award 2018 at the 21st Century Icon Awards ceremony. 

The award is for someone who has demonstrated steadfast and unfaltering belief in his/her own diverse family businesses and enterprises contributing to growth and expansion.

The 21st Century Icon Awards celebrate success of the next generation by helping dynamic entrepreneurs and successful individuals to keep growing and competing on the world stage. Read More

Pharmacy show 2018


Sigma will be exhibiting at the UK Pharmacy Show 2018, on Sunday 7th and Monday 8th October. The show promises to deliver a quality programme covering funding cuts, staffing levels reduction, increased demand for primary care settings and much much more. Read More