PFS Group Staff Stories: Simon Ranson, Principal Engineer

As part of our aim to provide greater insight into the PFS Group team we will be publishing a series of short interviews over the coming months that have been held with some of our staff members to provide an understanding of their current roles, their experience of working for the Company as well as those elements of their role they enjoy the most. To start this off below we have included the thoughts of our Principal Engineer Read more

PFS Group Launch New Website

PFS Group have today launched our new website! After several months worth of work to design our new online home we have now successfully completed the transition to our new site. With a more modern and updated fresher look it will further strengthen the company’s position in the industry. With more regular updates, more industry news and also a look into the services and products we offer, we shall be able to offer customers a greater insight into why PFS Group are the number one choice in the Fire & Security industry. Read more

PFS Obtain Acclaim Accreditation

PFS Group are pleased to announce that we have obtained the Acclaim certification. Further strengthening how we display our Health & Safety compliance to our customers, our Acclaim accreditation is supported by Constructionline & SafeContractor memberships, the latter of which also includes compliance the the SSIP scheme, which means PFS are now recognised as SSIP approved via two seperate accreditations.

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First Service Engineers Meeting of 2020

Today we held our first Service engineer meeting of 2020! Our team of Service engineers meet each quarter to discuss various items, such as technical changes, feedback from customers, changes the company are making moving forwards, as well as general feedback from both the office team & the engineering team.

Heading up the meeting is our Principal Engineer, Simon Ranson, and Operations Manager, Richard Miller. With a growing number of engineers it is more important than ever to ensure we have a direct line of communication to all engineers and the Service engineers meetings is a great way of doing this within our Service team.

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Further Expansion of Our Fleet

We have taken delivery of several new vans this week as our business continues to expand. It crucial that we can continue to supply our customers with a quick and proactive service and a large part of that is achieved thanks to our fleet of vehicles. With our team further expanding with several new engineers joining us the past few months we have once again increased the number of vehicles we have available to us.

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PFS Group Recieve GENT 10 Year Award

PFS Group have now been proud members of the GENT 24 network for 10 years. Awarded to us by our Account Manager, Stacey Adams, the award was collected on behalf of PFS by Director Andrew Cowen and Contracts Manager Simon Ford.

PFS have been a proponent of GENT systems for a long-time and all of our engineers are GENT trained to allow us to provide support across a range of products.

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PFS Staff Complete Risk & Method Statement Course

On Friday PFS welcomed Tim Ford from Key Ostas to our offices to deliver a course on assessing the risks our engineers face on site, ensuring our RAMS are comprehensive and detailed, whilst also providing further training on the ECA’s ERAMS service.

We believe it is key that our staff are aware of the requirements of complying to the health & safety regulations and sessions like this one discovered by our H&S partners, Key Ostas, are crucial to ensuring our staff are competent in their roles.

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Christmas Jumper Day 2019!

Today we celebrated our annual Christmas Jumper day at the PFS offices. Always a competitive affair, everyone brought their A-game this year. There’s always two rules for Christmas jumper day;

1. Don’t wear the same one as last year
2. Enjoy the day.

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PFS Raise Money For The EIC

In October a number of our staff and engineering team took park in the Royal Parks Half Marathon. We are incredibly proud of the staff who entered, all of whom completed the course successfully. The run was all to raise money for our business supported charity the EIC (Electrical Industries Charity). We are pleased to announce that with the combined efforts of the staff involved we raised £310 for the cause.

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Green Energy: Solar Panels Installed at Our Offices

Like many business PFS Group are looking at ways to reduce our carbon footprint, we all know of the environmental challenges facing the world in the coming decades and we must all look into the ways we can reduce the impact we are having. As part of our scheme to reduce our own impact we have recently had a large scale solar panel installation completed on the roof of our offices in Southend.

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PFS Group Now Certified to ISO 9001:2015

PFS Group Limited are proud to announce we have recently been re-certified by NSI to the latest ISO management standard, (ISO 9001:2015).

The re-certification shows a clear focus that all at PFS are demonstrating and implementing a working management system which focuses on ensuring a high level of quality for the services we deliver. It also demonstrates that PFS have a good company structure, that strives to achieve the highest standards.

Company Director Andrew Cowen said of the recent ISO re-certification; ‘This shows commitment from our business to ensuring we have the right management structure in place, and allows us to deliver quality services to our customers’.

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PFS Group Celebrates 20th Birthday

Today on 16th February 2018 PFS Group celebrated our 20th Birthday! With a few celebrations planned the whole business is excited to have reached this great milestone. We have grown so much as a Company over the past 20 years and we look forward to developing and growing for many years to come.

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