Social Responsibility

At SPV Group we are proud of our reputation as a friendly, family run business.  We are consistently investing in all our staff as we understand that our people are the key to our success.

With the ever-changing demands of the construction sector it is vital to develop a workforce that is flexible, adaptable and committed to life-long learning. This ensures that we meet the demands of our clients, their projects and our sector as a whole.

Engaging with staff at all levels helps to ensure that SPV’s culture and values are both understood and delivered throughout the company.

We continually engage with our staff at all levels though informal meetings, company wide health and safety meetings and team building workshops to ensure that our Company values are understood and maintained.

SPV have recently been re assessed by Investors in People following the initial assessment in 2008 and are proud to have again met the Standard and continue to be an Investors in People Accredited Company.

SPV are proud to support the Rotary Club of Aldridge for the sixth consecutive year with their Poppy Appeal. SPV provides storage facilities for the stock of poppies and poppy boxes. SPV are delighted to assist with the valuable work The Royal British Legion undertakes and help the veterans.

 

2016 marked a significant year for SPV Group as 10 team members celebrated their 10 Year service and above Anniversary.

At the Annual General Meeting held on the 21st December, Company Directors Howard Evans, Kate Whatley and Adrian Chapman organised an Awards ceremony to honour the career achievements of these individuals. Kate was delighted to present 8 team members with a Certificate of Recognition and a Voucher to demonstrate our appreciation for their dedicated years of service. People are and always will be our greatest asset. All individuals receiving the Award embody the company’s values and principles and continue to go above and beyond their roles to achieve excellence.

The talents and efforts of the team members have helped ensure the Company’s continued success and we look forward to celebrating more milestones in the future.

 

Health and Safety

SPV are highly dedicated to providing the highest levels of Health and Safety across the Organisation.

We have an in house dedicated health and safety team who are continually working to implement, assess and improve performance within the company. This is supported by all levels of management.

At SPV, we focus on continual improvement both in our performance and our procedures.

SPV hold accreditations with ISO 18001, Chas, Alcumus Safe Contractor, Construction line, PICS.

As a company we are committed to CSCS with all operatives being in possession of a card.

SPV further their commitment to health and safety with memberships with The British Safety Council, Rospa, and The Institute of International Risk and Safety Management.

It is important to SPV Group to create an environment where all team members feel able to talk openly about issues they are facing- personal and professional. All Management have undertaken mental health awareness training along with a number of site supervisors.

1 in 4 people will experience issues with Mental Health and the statistics for construction show that this industry fares far worse than the national average. A recent Construction News survey found that more than half of respondents have experienced mental health issues and a quarter have considered suicide A lack of understanding around mental health was a key theme in the survey data, with 83 per cent saying there is not enough industry awareness and 82 per cent agreeing there is a stigma surrounding the issue.

 

Training & Development

As part of our commitment to the continuous development of individuals within the organisation, SPV runs an extensive training programme which is run in conjunction with the CITB.

We aim to ensure that all employees have the skills, knowledge and experience to meet the required standards of performance in their specific role.
Performance reviews are regularly undertaken to assess current skills and identify any areas for development which often leads to training courses bring run as required.

At SPV, we are committed to supporting apprentices through to qualification and further into management roles.  We continue to seek out and train up new apprentices ensuring we pass the knowledge and skills down within the industry.

 

Environment

At SPV Group we continually strive to actively reduce waste emissions and negative impacts on the environment.

We currently operate an Environmental Management system and hold ISO 14001 accreditation.

SPV Group recognises that to continue to deliver the highest service for the roofing and surfacing contracts it undertakes; they are to ensure that the performance of its activities reflects the changing environmental priorities of its stakeholders and the sustainable growth of the company.

The Environmental Policy of SPV is based upon three key commitments:

1. To continuously seek to improve in environmental performance and sustainability of the company

2. Work activities to be carried out in a way that will endeavour to prevent pollution or harm to all environmental stakeholders.

3. Compliance with specific legislative and regulatory requirements shall be seen as the minimum level of achievement.

To enable these key commitments to be achieved, SPV shall aim to ensure that the necessary resources are available and that responsibilities for environmental matters are effectively assigned, accepted and fulfilled at all levels within the organisational structure.

 

Quality

SPV are highly dedicated to providing the highest levels of Quality Standards across the Organisation.  We currently operate an Quality Management system and hold ISO 9001 accreditation.

With over 30 years of experience in the Industry and an excellent reputation, SPV prides itself on its professional, superior quality of service, high standard of workmanship and our ability to always working very closely with all our clients.

SPV Group is known for its expertise, in-depth knowledge of roofing, cladding and window systems and for an extremely high standard of work; qualities which result in exceptionally high levels of repeat business and personal recommendations.