Our people work to improve local communities on a daily basis, from community projects and protecting the environment to creating employment and supporting local businesses. Transforming lives and the communities where we work will always be at the heart of what we do.
community support, local investment

People Who Care

Pathway to employment

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Last year we provided over 35,500 hours of work experience

Digital inclusion

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Our two Smart4Life vans provide free Wi-Fi for local residents and schools

Refurbishment projects

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Over 70% of our employees volunteer to support their local communities

Homelessness

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We support 6 Homeless charities across the UK

National charity support

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Last year we invested over £1.2m in local charities and communities

Skills4life

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10% of our employees are management trainees or apprentices

Local economy

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On each contract over 80% of our spend is in the local area

Fundraising

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We support 30 charities each year

Protecting our planet

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We were the first company in the sector to achieve the Carbon Trust Standard

Equality and diversity

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22% of our employees are female, against the industry average of 11%

Fuel poverty

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Fortem community support, local investmentDid you know...
In the last year, we’ve helped 6,000 residents out of fuel poverty

Adopt a school

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We have 28 STEM ambassadors in our business