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Electrical safety in education

Electrical safety in Education

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Tim Beardsmore, Calbarrie’s Commercial Director, explains to Tomorrow’s FM the electrical statutory responsibilities for the Education sector and why school holidays are the ideal time to get testing done.  The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) states that overall accountability for health and safety lies with the employer of the staff in a school. However day-to-day running of the school including …

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Calbarrie's Commercial Director talks to Facilities Management Journal

Calbarrie’s Commercial Director talks to Facilities Management Journal

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Tim Beardsmore, Calbarrie’s Commercial Director, offers a specialist service provider view to Facilities Management Journal on the procurement process for FM contracts and what can be done to challenge commoditisation.  The market for Facilities Management (FM) services continues to develop and the expectations on FM service providers to satisfy all stakeholders becomes increasingly demanding. In an environment under pressure to …

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Calbarrie RoSPA Award 2017

Calbarrie picks up a prestigious RoSPA Award

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Calbarrie Compliance Services is a winner at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017. The company achieved the Silver award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Calbarrie, based in Cheltenham, is a national provider of specialist electrical safety testing and compliance services. They were presented with the award during a …

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Electrical compliance

Are you managing your electrical compliance?

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Electrical safety is an area of facilities and estate management that worries many people, with good reason. Legislation and safety standards are complex and many employers are falling short of their statutory responsibilities. Following the introduction of the new Sentencing Guidelines in 2016 the number of senior managers finding themselves in breach of the law is likely to increase. The …

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Calbarrie apprenticeship scheme

Calbarrie Apprenticeship Scheme

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Calbarrie Compliance Services, national provider of electrical testing services, is demonstrating a commitment to supporting young adults into work through its apprenticeship scheme. Calbarrie is employing young people in office-based roles at its head office in Cheltenham and in engineer roles across the country. Offered in partnership with local colleges, the apprenticeships are designed to give the young person real-life …

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Devon Somerset FRS Middlemoor Station

New contract with Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service

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Calbarrie Compliance Services Ltd has been awarded a two-year contract for the provision of Portable Appliance Testing services to Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service. Calbarrie will be the single supplier for the provision of Portable Appliance Testing across all the sites owned by the Authority. The contract, which started on 1 November, has the option to be extended …

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North Yorkshire County Council Electrical Testing Services

Contract awarded with North Yorkshire County Council

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  Calbarrie Compliance Services Ltd has been awarded a supply contract for combined provision of Portable Appliance and Fixed Installation Testing to North Yorkshire County Council. The contract, which started in October, comes under the Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) 306_16 Electrical Testing Services Framework. Calbarrie will be a single supplier to the Authority for the delivery of Portable Appliance …

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ESPO framework

ESPO framework success for Calbarrie

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  Calbarrie Compliance Services Limited, the UK’s market leader in electrical compliance services, has been awarded a place on a new three-year Electrical Testing Services framework (306) with Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO) to deliver electrical testing services to ESPO customers across the UK. Calbarrie has provided Portable Appliance Testing to ESPO customers since 2013. Within the new framework, which …

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