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Osco Homes – The Lockies, a case study in modern house building

Through an innovative approach to house building, modern methods of construction have been combined with true integrated social value to develop the Lockies project on previously derelict land. Together Housing is one of the largest housing[ CONTINUE READING ]

Working together to keep the North West plugged in

From generation to consumption, and reliability to sustainability; energy is a topic with a wide range of discussion points. At times we take it for granted, but delivering consistent electricity to homes across the country is[ CONTINUE READING ]

Meet The Team: Sarah Woods

Meet the Team: Sarah Woods Our meet the team blog series has allowed you to get to know some of the Procure Plus team. In recent months, we’ve introduced you to Sarah Casey, senior business analyst;[ CONTINUE READING ]

Meet the team: Stephen Blears

  Our meet the team blog series has allowed you to get to know some of the Procure Plus team. So far, we’ve introduced you to Sarah Casey, senior business analyst, and Michelle Davis, performance analyst.[ CONTINUE READING ]

Celebrating our range of Social Value activities throughout 2015: Day 12

This is a summary of the social accounts produced by us for 2014/15 The social accounting and audit process supports and enables Procure Plus to meet its commitment to invest in the fabric of its communities, for[ CONTINUE READING ]

Celebrating our range of Social Value activities throughout 2015: Day 11

Re:vision, a subsidiary of Procure Plus, exists to help people secure employment – but sometimes, it is the employer who calls for our help in the recruitment process!   Through discussions with several distribution companies, it[ CONTINUE READING ]

Celebrating our range of Social Value activities throughout 2015: Day 10

Re:vision welcomes their first Flintshire trainees onto apprenticeships Re:vision works in partnership with Procure Plus and its contractors to ensure that local people benefit from training opportunities which arise from all contracts, regardless of location. Flintshire[ CONTINUE READING ]

Celebrating our range of Social Value activities throughout 2015: Day 9

‘2 Fencing lads’ As well as working with employers to secure jobs for local people, Re:vision, a subsidiary of procure Plus, also supports social enterprises, charities and community interest companies (CICs) to provide employment and training[ CONTINUE READING ]

Celebrating our range of Social Value activities throughout 2015: Day 8

Faramarz Jebbehdar was referred to Re:vision by Wythenshawe Community Housing Group. Having been unemployed for a number of years, he was finding it exceedingly tough to overcome barriers to employment. Although he had a background in[ CONTINUE READING ]

Celebrating our range of Social Value activities throughout 2015: Day 7

Re:vision in partnership with Re:allies break new ground as the supply chain support trainees in Wigan Re:vision now provides some of the social value outcomes for Re:allies – the organisation that manages the supply of materials to[ CONTINUE READING ]