We do our utmost to adhere to all legislative policies and working practices. Our policies are up-to-date and reviewed regularly, and our commitment to moral and ethical environmental issues is not only in place but we have ongoing aspirations to do more to support local and global initiatives.
Being 'asbestos aware' is essential in the building trade, both for the safety of our employees and the general public. Each of our employees has been on an Asbestos Awareness course and is fully conversant with the safety requirements involved.
We are very proud to have an ongoing contract delivering the Council's 'Staying Put' initiative, which enables disabled clients to remain in their own homes. This contract involves refurbishing and adapting bathrooms and kitchens, building extensions for wet rooms, fitted ramps, electric stair climbers, and much more.
This ongoing contract includes general housing repairs, planned maintenance and a 24-hour call-out service covering plumbing, carpentry, electrics and drains (high-powered jetting unit).
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Since 1999, apbs has been providing a comprehensive domestic and commercial building maintenance and repair service within the Home Counties.
Our organisation is led by two working directors - Colin Allum and Tony Davitt - supported by two part-time administrators. Colin and Tony liaise directly with clients, manage the daily work schedules and oversee the quality of workmanship ensuring work is completed on time and to the high standards expected by our customers.
Teamwork is key - it is encourage actively and one of the main reasons for our ongoing success. Our team of 11 long-standing employees comprises:
(copies of all employee trade certificates are held at our offices)
Each employee is provided with a fully-tooled vehicle, mobile phone and carries an apbs identity card at all times.
No member of our workforce is ever requested to do a task for which they do not hold up-to-date qualifications or relevant experience.
We have twice-yearly appraisals and training needs analysis in place and encourage our workforce to update their skills on a regular basis.
We are currently in the process of obtaining CRB clearance for all our employees and expect to be fully CRB cleared in the New Year (2010).