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Liberty achieves Gold Award from RoSPA for outstanding health and safety standards

Liberty achieves Gold Award from RoSPA for outstanding health and safety standards

(Posted: 23/04/2018)

Liberty has achieved a Gold Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

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Operative in Pontypool goes extra mile trekking through the snow to fix heating for young family

Operative in Pontypool goes extra mile trekking through the snow to fix heating for young family

(Posted: 27/03/2018)

Lloyd Davis, a gas engineer with Liberty working in Pontypool, went the extra mile last week when he trekked a round trip of two miles through knee deep snow to reach a mum and her two-year-old son in the town and fix their broken heating.

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Reflecting on the Beast from the East

Reflecting on the Beast from the East

(Posted: 19/03/2018)

With the final snowfall from the ‘Beast from the East’ now melting away, our MD Derek Corbishley reflects on how the adverse weather impacted organisations and communities in a guest article on 24Housing.co.uk.

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How to: Thaw your boiler’s condensate pipe

How to: Thaw your boiler’s condensate pipe

(Posted: 16/03/2018)

If your boiler has broken down during freezing weather conditions, it’s possible this has been caused by a frozen condensate pipe.

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Liberty staff rise to the challenge of unprecedented snowfall

Liberty staff rise to the challenge of unprecedented snowfall

(Posted: 06/03/2018)

Over the past week, as the country was gripped in the most severe weather conditions seen for years, Liberty Group, along with other gas contractors faced high volumes and difficult working conditions to deliver services to customers.

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Liberty Group celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Liberty Group celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

(Posted: 05/03/2018)

Liberty Group is proud to champion apprenticeships and provide a platform for young people to build their careers in their chosen trade.

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Technology enhancements will deliver more services to clients

Technology enhancements will deliver more services to clients

(Posted: 02/03/2018)

Liberty is to begin rolling out enhancements to its I.T. platform from March 2018. The bespoke technology, which includes state of the art engineer handheld technology and developed back office systems, will enable Liberty clients and staff to make use of more data to provide a more tailored service for customers.

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Liberty launches National Training and Apprenticeships centre for Gas Engineers

Liberty launches National Training and Apprenticeships centre for Gas Engineers

(Posted: 01/03/2018)

Liberty has launched a new training centre that is set to help hundreds of gas engineers from across the country secure essential qualifications and apprenticeships.

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Customer Notice during severe weather

Customer Notice during severe weather

(Posted: 01/03/2018)

Customers may have read reports of a “gas deficit warning” issued from the National Grid today. There is no cause for alarm about this news, as the issues aren’t expected to affect domestic boilers. However, if clients and customers are concerned they are advised to please contact us in the usual way.

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Liberty win new contract to valet void properties for Cobalt Housing

Liberty win new contract to valet void properties for Cobalt Housing

(Posted: 23/02/2018)

The go-to-people for property services, Liberty Group, has successfully tendered for a valeting contract with Cobalt Housing on its void properties.

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Liberty Secures Places on Two New Frameworks with Leeds City Council

Liberty Secures Places on Two New Frameworks with Leeds City Council

(Posted: 06/02/2018)

Leeds City Council has awarded Liberty places on two new frameworks covering “Re-Roofing and Associated Works” and “Windows & Doors”.

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High Peak Borough Council renews Liberty contract for 10th year

High Peak Borough Council renews Liberty contract for 10th year

(Posted: 26/01/2018)

High Peak Borough Council renews Liberty contract for 10th year

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What new MOT-style gas servicing means for your organisation

What new MOT-style gas servicing means for your organisation

(Posted: 19/01/2018)

Derek Corbishley, Managing Director of Liberty, explains how changes to the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 (GSIUR) will introduce more flexibility to the timing of annual gas safety checks.

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Enabling customers to live independently for longer - new case study

Enabling customers to live independently for longer - new case study

(Posted: 15/01/2018)

Liberty has partnered with Villages Housing Association to roll out new Assistive Technology in Stockbridge Village, which is helping customers live independently for longer.

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Merry Christmas from Liberty Group

Merry Christmas from Liberty Group

(Posted: 22/12/2017)

Staff in our Knowlsey Office have been celebrating Christmas today, with competitions, Secret Santa and festive jumpers, raising £273 for Cancer Research UK.

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Supporting Vulnerable Customers This Winter

Supporting Vulnerable Customers This Winter

(Posted: 15/12/2017)

Liberty Group have been distributing winter welfare packs to our clients this week, containing items such as hats, gloves, canned food, biscuits and even Christmas pudding. The packs are aimed at supporting the most vulnerable people, providing some store cupboard essentials and some treats to keep people warm and raise a smile this Christmas.

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Liberty Group support Thurrock Council staff awards

Liberty Group support Thurrock Council staff awards

(Posted: 08/12/2017)

Last night saw the 2017 Thurrock Council staff awards event, proudly sponsored by Liberty Group.

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Taking positive steps to prevent Modern Slavery

Taking positive steps to prevent Modern Slavery

(Posted: 07/12/2017)

We have updated our Modern Slavery Statement to ensure our policies and procedures reflect current legislations and best practice.

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New Framework Appointments for Liberty Group

New Framework Appointments for Liberty Group

(Posted: 06/12/2017)

As the go to people for property services Liberty Group has recently been appointed places on two new frameworks with Hyde Group and Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

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99.998% contractual compliance achieved

99.998% contractual compliance achieved

(Posted: 05/12/2017)

Once again the team at Liberty Group has reported high performance for its gas servicing division, achieving contractual compliance 99.998% in November 2017.

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New Case Study added - Going the extra mile for customers

New Case Study added - Going the extra mile for customers

(Posted: 23/11/2017)

Read Liberty's newest case study, where Tenant Liaison Officer Natasha Tunstall goes above and beyond to reach a customer in need of extra support.

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Tips for customers – 7 simple tricks to prepare your house for winter

Tips for customers – 7 simple tricks to prepare your house for winter

(Posted: 16/11/2017)

A few simple tricks can make a big difference to heating a home efficiently. Check out these top tips for keeping your home cosy this winter:

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Visit Liberty’s Go To People at HOMES and you could win an iPad

Visit Liberty’s Go To People at HOMES and you could win an iPad

(Posted: 10/11/2017)

Liberty Group will be attending HOMES at Olympia London (22 & 23 November) and is giving visitors to its stand a chance to win some top tech.

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Liberty launch new Twitter account

Liberty launch new Twitter account

(Posted: 08/11/2017)

Liberty is now live with its new Twitter account, be sure to follow for all the latest news

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Liberty completes first Arcon Housing Association job

Liberty completes first Arcon Housing Association job

(Posted: 02/11/2017)

ForWorks, working in partnership with Liberty Group have completed their first repair on the new Arcon Housing Association contract.

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Liberty team get into the Halloween spirit

Liberty team get into the Halloween spirit

(Posted: 31/10/2017)

Liberty Group staff are celebrating Halloween in our Knowsley office today with pumpkin carving, fancy dress and table decorations.

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Liberty ranked highly across Fusion21 procurement framework

Liberty ranked highly across Fusion21 procurement framework

(Posted: 30/10/2017)

Liberty Group is a proud partner of Fusion21 and will be exhibiting with the procurement agency at it’s hub during HOMES exhibition, Olympia London, 22-23rd November 2017.

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Liberty marks National Customer Service Week (2nd – 6th October)

Liberty marks National Customer Service Week (2nd – 6th October)

(Posted: 06/10/2017)

Delivering great customer service is key to Liberty’s success and future growth plans. This week, the company has been celebrating National Customer Service Week.

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Liberty named number one performing contractor in UK

Liberty named number one performing contractor in UK

(Posted: 08/08/2017)

Liberty Group has been named as the leading contractor in the UK for gas servicing and central heating.

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Liberty Group secures Waterloo Housing deal

Liberty Group secures Waterloo Housing deal

(Posted: 08/08/2017)

Liberty Group has been appointed to provide gas servicing, maintenance and repairs services to Waterloo Housing Group.

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Liberty Group staff conquer Snowdon in fundraising trek

Liberty Group staff conquer Snowdon in fundraising trek

(Posted: 30/06/2017)

Staff members from four Liberty Group offices together climbed Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, on 24th June 2017 – raising money for Cancer Research UK, the company’s nominated charity for FY2017/18.

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Liberty plays key role in new Diversity and Inclusion Standard

Liberty plays key role in new Diversity and Inclusion Standard

(Posted: 28/06/2017)

A new British Standards Institute Standard on Diversity and Inclusion has been launched, providing a framework and recommendations for valuing people through diversity and inclusion.

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Liberty Gas Services places Stevenage Council top of the LGSR league

Liberty Gas Services places Stevenage Council top of the LGSR league

(Posted: 22/05/2017)

Dennis Panter, M&E Consultant, Stevenage Borough Council recently contacted our dedicated team with some feedback.

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New case study: Effective servicing and maintenance in rural areas

New case study: Effective servicing and maintenance in rural areas

(Posted: 16/05/2017)

Carrying out gas servicing in rural communities can be challenging, but Liberty’s contract with South Kesteven District Council shows how continued success can be achieved through partnership working.

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Apprenticeships capacity at Liberty to increase 40% in 2017/18

Apprenticeships capacity at Liberty to increase 40% in 2017/18

(Posted: 03/05/2017)

Liberty has introduced a new Apprentice & Training team to the organisation, set to increase the company’s capacity to deliver apprenticeships by 40% over the next 12 months.

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Liberty has achieved the ROSPA Silver Award for 2017

Liberty has achieved the ROSPA Silver Award for 2017

(Posted: 30/04/2017)

Liberty has achieved the ROSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Silver Award for 2017.

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Procurement frameworks grow with new West Works appointment

Procurement frameworks grow with new West Works appointment

(Posted: 10/01/2017)

Liberty Group has been appointed to a new procurement framework, West Works, covering over 15 social landlord associations in the South and South West region.

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Liberty Group secures new four-year contract with Leeds City Council

Liberty Group secures new four-year contract with Leeds City Council

(Posted: 09/01/2017)

Liberty Group has been awarded a new four-year contract by Leeds City Council, due to commence on 1st April 2017. The work will see Liberty Group provide gas service, maintenance and installations for over 6,000 properties across the Leeds Outer North West region.

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David Blount, Managing Director (South)

David Blount, Managing Director (South)

(Posted: 06/01/2017)

It is with deep sadness and regret that we announce that David Blount has passed away very unexpectedly.

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Liberty helps launch City West's 2015/16 Winter Welfare Programme

Liberty helps launch City West's 2015/16 Winter Welfare Programme

(Posted: 17/11/2016)

This week, Liberty kick-started the City West winter welfare initiative, donating 50 food parcels to local charities in Salford.

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