Congratulations to Stephen for passing the Association for Specialist Fire Protection Award
As part of the Employee Engagement Roadmap, which is foundation to ‘The Checkmate Way’, all employees are allocated half a day per month to invest in training as part of their Protected Learning Time (PLT) through the Checkmate Academy.
"I know I Need a Fire Risk Assessment...But Which Type?!"
We already know that a Fire Risk Assessment is a process that determines: the hazard from fire, the likelihood that there will be a fire and the consequences if one were to occur. But did you know there are actually 4 types of FRA?
Checkmate's New Commercial Director!
Huge congratulations to our Commercial Director, Craig M Bendall, for being promoted from commercial manager within his first 4 months at Checkmate!
Women in Construction Week
Having been put forward as one of Checkmate’s ‘exceptional women’ by our Chief Financial Officer, we were delighted to have a quick catch up with our Head of Finance, Sophie Earnshaw.
International Women's Day - #ChooseToChallenge
At Checkmate, our MISSION is “To forge inclusive work cultures where women's careers thrive and achievements are celebrated”. With this in mind, we have taken the opportunity to catch up with Checkmate’s Head of HR, Natalie Toas, to see what being a senior woman in construction is really like….
The Budget - A Hot Topic
Until recent pandemic times, a fire could be the single most impactful and devastating event to occur to lives and a business. Budgets, although important, should not stifle necessary decision making.
Welcome to our New Head of Social Housing
Having worked at a senior level within the industry for over 25 years, we're delighted to welcome Alan Elliott to our team to head up our newly established ‘Social Housing & Compliance’ division across our UK-wide network.
Checkmate Fire Goes Electric
Way ahead of the government’s aim for all new vehicles to be electric by 2030, we are already on target to achieve a fully electric fleet by the end of this year, reducing our annual C02 footprint by over 98 tonnes!
What's the Difference Between a Fire Risk Assessment and a Compartmentation Inspection?
And who is responsible for building compliance?