Who we are

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Our vision

To make a positive difference to our environment and the people that live in it.

 

Our values

  • Safety and Wellbeing – We keep our people, and the people we work with, safe and well.
  • Inclusion – We support each other and embrace diversity.
  • Collaboration – We foster teamwork and collaboration to build lasting relationships.
  • Trust – We do the right thing. We build trust through integrity and accountability.
  • Excellence – We invest in our people and deliver a professional service.
  • Sustainability – The future depends on the work that we do today.

Our story

Founded in Sheffield over 30 years ago, we have long been at the forefront of the environmental sector, growing alongside society’s developing environmental needs. Read our history.

Our headquarters are still located in the ‘Outdoor City’, and we now have offices located all over the UK, so we can deliver work across the length and breadth of the country.

Throughout our evolution, we have witnessed significant changes in how companies deliver development, and the experience and expertise of our staff means our clients and the wider community benefit.

As a medium-sized company we strike the balance between being flexible and personable, while remaining able to work across the largest schemes in the country.

In 2022 we joined Cura Terrae, a leading UK environmental group providing consultancy, services and solutions to help take care of the Earth.

Our culture

We asked our employees what defines our workplace culture. They told us we’re defined by shared values of collaboration and trust, and a shared passion for protecting people and the planet.

We promote integrity, and treat people and the environment with care and respect.

We support each other, embracing diversity and individuality,  to create a place where truly unique people come together and do great things.

We’re committed to supporting our people and giving them the tools to thrive inside and outside of work – physically, mentally and socially.

By cultivating a culture of career-long learning we motivate and equip our people to innovate and provide excellent standards across all our services so that we remain at the forefront of our sectors.

Join us

Our employees are our key force for talent attraction, and are rewarded through schemes such as ‘Employee Referral’ and ‘Top Blogger’.  We want to offer a positive experience for all applicants and constantly evaluate our processes to ensure we can recruit fairly and strive for diversity, for example through policies like ‘Flex From First’.

Welcome us

We believe we make great recruitment decisions, so from day one all new colleagues are integral to our teams.  We encourage a safe, supportive environment and trust our colleagues to contribute their best and unique selves – only in this way can we truly collaborate and achieve excellence.

Develop us

Excellence of service, competence, and employee satisfaction are facilitated by career-long learning.  We do this through professional bodies, and individual career development, supporting our employees develop the skills, knowledge and attributes needed to do things right.

Involve us

We know that the key to unlocking business success is to involve our people.  Our Communications Charter sets out how we inform and consult our employees, including focus groups, staff surveys, and regular update sessions with our leaders.

Sustain us

We think long-term and do the right thing for our people, society, and the environment.  We all have the opportunity to get involved, whether that’s through carrying out volunteer work (funded by us), or by leading our sustainability strategies as Sustainability Champions.

Value us

We keep our people, and the people we work with, safe and well. We believe physical, mental, social and financial wellbeing are all needed.  We value each individual’s contribution and reward it with fair, competitive remuneration, benefits, and employee experience.  We know we are greater than the sum of our parts, so we value collaboration and use it to build strong supportive teams.

We're proud of our

extensive certification and accreditations.

Alcumus SafeContractor Approval

  • RISQS
  • ISO14001
  • ISO45001
  • ISO9001
  • Constructionline Gold Member
  • SSIP
  • BSI AC Logo

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Looking for a growing, ambitious and sustainable company? You’re in the right place.

We provide an opportunity to work alongside the UK’s most talented, dedicated and respected professionals, developing and applying your skills across a variety of projects.

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