It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas at the LGI
We have been back to the LGI where we have been able to turn the garden into a makeshift Santa’s Grotto – full of Christmas lights, trees, and all things sparkly! Communicating through the windows with the children, they were able to make sure we used the right decorations!
Are you prepared for the Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022?
From the 23rd of January 2023, new legislation for building owners in England will come into full force – and what better time to check that you’re prepared than Fire Door Safety Week?! To help you, we have collated and paraphrased a couple of the salient points...
A Fire Door Survey is Just Checking a Fire Door, Right?
Our industry has prodded the slowly waking giant, and it is clear that businesses, facilities managers, building managers and the amazing people who work across fire safety are making inroads into resolving fire door issues. But I’m going to put this out there; inspecting a door does not improve life safety in a building, providing maintenance to ongoing defects does.
LGI Children's Cancer Ward Garden Project
Dedicating 20 hours per employee per year to volunteering initiatives, we met with our Candlelighters reps and children’s Oncology staff at Leeds General Infirmary yesterday to discuss our first collaborative project.
Celebrating Women in Construction Through Checkmate’s Newest Managers
Following both ‘International Women’s Day’ and ‘Women in Construction Week’ last month, we decided to catch up with 2 of our newest team-mates; Contracts Manager, Sarah Robertson, and Checkmate’s first ever female Site Supervisor, Charlene Clarke.
Investing in Our People
Continuing to invest in the training and development of our colleagues, we’re delighted to finish 2021 in style – with a veritable bouquet of new qualifications and accreditations!
Kieran Carlisle is announced as the winner of the Individual Rising Star Award at the ASFP event
Kieran Carlisle is announced as the winner of the Individual Rising Star Award at the ASFP event. Here's what the man himself had to say when he was interviewed shortly after receiving this fantastic accolade.
Kieran Carlisle is shortlisted as a finalist at the ASFP Awards
We are delighted to announce that our very own Kieran Carlisle has been shortlisted for the Individual Rising Star at the prestigious Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) Awards taking place on 26th November 2021.
Checkmate pledge over 2000 hours to UK charities
Supporting the communities in which we operate is vital for achieving effective delivery and positive relationships - and we are proud to go the extra mile in engaging and helping those around us – playing our part in creating a better society.