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Colchester 2015 Sports Personality of the Year Awards

Colchester Sports Awards 2015

On 23rd November, we attended the Colchester Sports Personality of the Year Awards (2015) at the Weston Homes Community Stadium. These awards have been taking place for over 30 years, to celebrate the success of non-professional athletes & coaches who live, train and coach within the Borough of Colchester. As with previous years, we sponsored the Female Sports Personality category. The winner was triathlete Melissa Dowell. Melissa has won various long-distance triathlons, including winning a gold medal for Britain at … [Read More]

GS Contracts wears pink for breast cancer charity

GS Contracts - Wear It Pink for charity

Friday 23rd October was “Wear it Pink” day at GS Contracts again! This is an annual charity event we support every year, in which our staff donate a small amount to wear pink clothing for the day. The event raises money and awareness for Breast Cancer Now charity. This year, those of our staff who were at our Colchester premises on Friday decided to wear pink curly wigs and pink hi-vis vests. In total we raised £160. Congratulations and thanks … [Read More]

Apprenticeships Event at Houses of Parliament

Apprenticeships event

One of GS Contracts’ directors, Kevin Hill, was invited to the House of Commons on 16th September to attend the “I’m Backing Apprentices” reception by the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board).  The event brought together employers and apprentices to meet MPs as part of an effort to get more youngsters into construction apprenticeships. The event was attended by over 200 people. It celebrated the work being done to support apprenticeships, and demonstrated new initiatives being backed by the CITB. It … [Read More]

GS Contracts awarded SafeContractor and CHAS accreditation

Safe Contractor certificate 2015

We’re delighted to have been re-accredited for both SAFEContractor and CHAS – two industry accreditation schemes that show our ongoing commitment to health and safety in all aspects of our work. This is the twelfth consecutive year we’ve been awarded SAFEContractor status! SAFEContractor is a UK health and safety assessment scheme which promotes and recognises very high standards of health and safety amongst contractors. This month we have also been (re)approved as an accredited CHAS supplier. CHAS is the Contractors … [Read More]

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