• Yorkshire Water Awards Framework Contract to NG Bailey’s Freedom

    Freedom, an NG Bailey Group company, has extended its relationship with Yorkshire Water winning a place on its high voltage electrical design and maintenance framework. Freedom has been associated with Yorkshire Water for more than 30 years delivering their grounds maintenance programme, and for the last three years providing countryside management services. Now they will […]

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  • Freedom receives safety performance award

    Freedom, part of the NG Bailey group, has been awarded a prestigious safety award by electricity network operator, Northern Powergrid, for being the ‘Leading Safety Performer’ in 2018. The award was presented at the annual Northern Powergrid safety conference in recognition of Freedom’s outstanding safety performance over the last year and zero harm achievement. Simon Allen, Head of […]

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  • Freedom employees volunteer to train as Frontline Safety Coaches

    Following the first phase of Freedom’s Behavioural Change Programme, TLC, which launched in August 2017, the business recently held its first Frontline Safety Coaching session to 30 employees who volunteered to train as a Frontline Safety Coaches.  The session provided them with an understanding of safety performance coaching tools and how they can apply them […]

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  • Freedom Gains Green Glory

    Freedom has won a bronze Environment Award in the national campaign to find the greenest individuals, companies, councils and communities. Competing against more than 800 other entries in Green Apple Awards, Freedom was awarded for Environmental Best Practice with its project ‘Beyond environmental improvements towards sustainability.’ Freedom’s Chief Operating Officer, David Hartley, and Environmental Sustainability […]

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  • Freedom’s sustainability programme secures CEMARS accreditation for third year running

    Freedom, a leading provider of facilities and power engineering services and part of the NG Bailey Group, has been awarded certification to the internationally-recognised, ISO accredited CEMARS (Carbon Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme) standard by Achilles. The independent accreditation is an important demonstration of Freedom’s sustainability credentials and on-going commitment to measuring and reducing its […]

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  • Freedom’s plastic waste recycling scheme

    On Wednesday 18 July we took our first load of plastic waste containing 700 empty plastic buckets, which contained resin used for jointing on our contract with Northern Powergrid, to plastic recycling plant Imerys in Castleford. The load weighed 340kg in total. Imerys currently process around 3,500 tonnes of plastic waste from local waste facilities and […]

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  • Freedom achieves RoSPA Gold Award for health and safety practices

    Freedom Group has achieved Gold in the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Award in recognition of continuous improvement and innovation to its practices and occupational health and safety management system. The award will be presented to Freedom during a ceremony at Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel on Wednesday 4 July2018. The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from […]

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  • Fostering a safe and secure working environment through Behavioural Change Programme

    As an industry leader in Occupational Health and Safety performance, we are working in partnership with safety performance improvement and culture development specialists, Setters, to deliver our Behavioural Change Programme, TLC (Take a moment, Lead by example, Challenge – don’t walk by), across the business to help foster a safe and secure working environment by […]

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  • Achilles audit success

    Freedom Group, a leading provider of facilities and power engineering services, is proud to announce it has successfully passed the in-depth and rigorous Achilles UVDB Verify audit. Following the two day compliance evaluation on Freedom’s company procedures for both office and site work, with particular attention on Safety, Health, Environment and Quality requirements (SHEQ), it […]

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