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Friday, 15 May 2009 13:38

Holiday Pay Concession

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In February, Ashford joined the HMRC approved Holiday Pay Scheme administered on our behalf by Welplan, an HVCA company.

New Health and Safety Man!

Pete Richards has recently been appointed as our in-house Health and Safety Representative. He will be undergoing training to obtain formal
qualifications with the aim of taking over all H & S matters for the Company.

Thursday, 29 January 2009 14:30

Ashford v Skanska

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Ashford FC narrowly missed out on another amazing win over one of our clients!

On the 19th November Paul Ribbens attended an open first aid course run by HOLOS Healthcare & Training, in order to evaluate the company as a potential provider for First Aid training for Ashford employees. This is what Paul had to say about the course:

Thursday, 29 January 2009 14:18

Health & Safety Award - 20 Gresham Street

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We would like to congratulate all staff who have worked at 20 Gresham Street during August 2008 on receiving a Health & Safety award from Skanska.

Thursday, 29 January 2009 14:15


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The following is an actual question given on a chemistry exam paper.

Thursday, 29 January 2009 14:02

Dashwood House

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Ashford have just completed this project on behalf of MJL. What started out, in theory to be an easy job with 17 floors of identical systems, somehow got turned on its head. From design stage to install, they had selected the incorrect size CV dampers, meaning that none of them were pre-set to within their design scale.

Thursday, 29 January 2009 13:54

Our tribute to John Fuller

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The tale of a Commissioning
Engineer and Pies
By Pete Richards

Thursday, 29 January 2009 13:53

Ashford Launches new employee benefits!

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May saw the launch of Ashford’s Group Personal Pension Plan.

Why did we do this?

There are a number of reasons why, employers undertake satisfaction surveys, but for Ashford the reasons were:

  • To show senior management where we may need to manage better.
  • To reassure employees that their views are being listened to.
  • To find out if employees feel that Ashford is delivering the “deal”
  • To demonstrate the links between employee motivation, satisfaction and commitment and their impact on business performance.

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