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HR – What you need to know in 2019

4th January 2019 News
Take a look at what's new in 2019 in the world of... Read More

We are recruiting for our HR Team !

17th October 2018 News
As our full time HR Consultant you’ll be working alongside an experienced, fully supportive team to service SVC Group’s clients across multiple industries,  and will build excellent relationships with our clients, both old and new. We deliver a consultative, tailored service, being aware of... Read More

Want a career in Digital Marketing ??

28th August 2018 Recruitment
Many candidates are asking us how to get into digital marketing without a marketing degree or experience in the sector. Here’s some advice from our marketing specialist recruiter who did exactly this in her own career, almost ten years ago. It’s tough to get into your first  marketing role... Read More

Dental Directory – IT Strategy Visioning Day

22nd August 2018 News
We were delighted to host Dental Directory at SVC Group HQ last week for their IT Strategy Visioning day. With some fantastic projects ahead for the business,  the team had a jam packed day full of  productive discussion, brainstorming and even some bridge building with the most unusual... Read More

Employing someone for the first time? Do you understand your legal obligations as an employer?

23rd July 2018 HR and H&S
Employing someone for the first time? Do you understand your legal obligations as an employer? Taking the decision to employ your first employee is a big step and for many new business owners it can be a daunting time.  Employment law is not easy to understand or navigate without specialist... Read More

Job Descriptions: Optional Vs Necessity

20th April 2018 HR and H&S
The question comes up time and time again regarding the role of the job description during the employment relationship and whether it is a nice to have or an essential piece of documentation. A job description is described as an internal document that sets out clearly the requirements and scope of... Read More

The Rise Of The Statutory Payment And The Fall Of The Employment Tribunal Fee

28th March 2018 HR and H&S
With the new tax year fast approaching employers need to make sure they maintain compliance with obligations relating to statutory employment rights and paying staff correctly. Each year the government reviews the statutory payment rates bringing with it an inflationary increase. For the April... Read More

Do I Have To Pay Employees That Are Absent Because Of Bad Weather?

6th March 2018 HR and H&S
The recent weather that has hit the UK has led to many of employers asking the question “Do I have to pay employees when they are absent because of bad weather?”   We would always advise that this is considered on case by case basis by the employer.  There are always going to be some... Read More

Daily Planning – Manage Both Your Time and Your Thinking

6th February 2018 Training
A daily plan helps you manage both your time and your thinking by enabling you to prioritise your activities, think more clearly about them and reduce unnecessary stress. All you need to do is to spend ten minutes of your time each evening listing everything that needs your attention... Read More

Fear: False Expectations Appearing Real | Interview Anxiety

19th January 2018 Recruitment
An interview is an opportunity for you to demonstrate what you are made of. The anxiety we tend to feel is due to the fear of the unknown.  Try to think of fear standing for: False Expectations Appearing Real. You are unique. No one looks like you, thinks like you or has your... Read More

5 Minute Life Coach | Personal Commitment

18th January 2018 Training
Anyone who has ever made it has one quality that propels them to success more than any other: commitment. If you want happiness you have to make a commitment to doing whatever it takes. Only consider what you want, not what you don’t want. If you look at successful people you will... Read More

HR Update: Key Areas To Consider for 2018

15th January 2018 HR and H&S
It’s looking like 2018 is going to be a very interesting year ahead for HR. Here is a brief look at some key events which are coming up this year, as well as key areas to carefully consider. GDPR On the 25th of May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulations will come into effect across... Read More

Time, To-do Lists and Delegation

13th December 2017 Training
“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” – Yogi Berra As we head into a new year, many of us are starting to put plans in action to become more efficient, more productive and more successful. We welcome the idea of a 'new and improved' version of... Read More

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

4th December 2017 HR and H&S
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will come into effect in the UK on 25th May 2018. With new rights for individuals and some changes to the current rights that already exist under the Data Protection Act (DPA). Below summarises the key changes:  1: Personal Data The GDPR... Read More

How to Improve Your Listening Skills and Control Emotional ‘Hot Buttons’

28th November 2017 Training
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 'Listen' (Oxford Dictionary) - 'Give one's attention to a sound.' Hearing is not the same as listening Keeping an open mind... Read More

Welcoming Thanks and Appreciation in the Workplace

23rd November 2017 Training
The US is celebrating Thanksgiving today - taking time to reflect on relationships, welcoming thanks, appreciation and the beginning of the Christmas season. It is good to remember the importance of giving thanks within your business, both with your customers and within your team. To say... Read More

Careers that are Good for the Soul.. and Bad for the Snooze Button

1st November 2017 Recruitment
At SVC Group, we put our focus on finding ‘the right fit’ for both candidate and client – always taking into consideration the individuals goals and aspirations. An unhappy workforce is bad for business. We believe that to truly outshine in the workplace, you must love what you... Read More

Signs of Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

23rd October 2017 HR and H&S
Poor mental health is one of the biggest issues in the workplace today. 'In 2015/16 stress accounted for 37% of all work related ill health cases and 45% of all working days lost due to ill health.' - Health & Safety Executive (2016) Mental health covers everything from the most commonly... Read More

Navigating Your Hiring Process Successfully in a Candidate Driven Market

16th October 2017 Recruitment
With unemployment at the lowest it’s been for 40 years.. there are now more choices available to candidates than ever before. The biggest challenge for recruitment companies and employers at this time is being able to secure top talent for their business. In the current environment candidates... Read More

Employment Tribunal: To Claim or Not to Claim?

18th September 2017 HR and H&S
Few will have escaped the landmark judgement from the Supreme Court to overturn the current employment tribunal fees regime on 26th July 2017, following a long-running challenge that has been brought by Unison on the back of fees being introduced in 2013. Why did this happen? The key arguments... Read More

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Motorbike Run and Family Fun Day

11th September 2017 SVC HQ News
We were delighted to be the main sponsors for The Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Motorcycle Run, which sees bikers travel 60 miles from Ford Dunton to Harwich. This year’s event saw more than 3,000 bikers take part, leaving in three groups and arriving in style at Harwich Green, which was... Read More

Management in a Box © | 2017/2018 Course Dates

18th August 2017 Training
SVC Group's Management in a Box © Programme has been designed to enable delegates to complete a total cycle of management skills and embed them into their business. Our trainers have over 20 years’ experience of management, together with building and running a business for 17 + years.... Read More

Message From CEO Amanda Simpson – Are You Dynamic, Motivated and Ready For Your Next Career Move?

2nd August 2017 SVC HQ News
CEO Amanda Simpson is excited to be able to offer an opportunity to join us on the next phase of our journey, our mission is simple - to help people achieve their dreams. Our team of the very best industry professionals specialise in Recruitment, Training and Development, Health & Safety... Read More

Recruitment: Tortoise vs Hare | Who’s Winning in the Race for Talent?

7th July 2017 HR and H&S
When it comes to recruiting it can be a difficult balance to get right, between making sure your recruitment process assesses the candidate fully enough to be sure the successful applicant is the right person for the role and the organisation. A seamless and speedy recruitment process is critical... Read More

Charity Car Wash for St Helena Hospice

5th July 2017 SVC HQ News
The team at SVC HQ will be hosting a charity car wash for small donations on Wednesday 12th July at our offices: 18 Westside Centre, London Road, Stanway, Colchester, CO3 8PH. All money collected will be added to our fundraising pot for the Birkett Long £50 Challenge in aid of St Helena... Read More

Sponsors of Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust Celebration Event

30th June 2017 SVC HQ News
SVC Group were proud sponsors of the Essex Air Ambulance Celebration Event at Audley End House and Gardens on Sunday 25th June. Celebrating 20 years of saving lives and the launch of the charities new branded fleet. The day from start to finish was a dream. Audley End was jam-packed with... Read More

SVC Group’s New Managing Directors | Hard Work Really Does Pay Off

14th June 2017 SVC HQ News
Congratulations are in order at SVC HQ. I am over-the-moon to announce that Mel Carpenter and Paul Goodchild have both received promotions and are now SVC Group's Managing Directors! Hard work really does pay off. Mel will have been with us 14 years this year, starting as a temp in the recruitment... Read More

If Someone Says ‘You Can’t’ – Tell Yourself ‘I Can’

23rd May 2017 SVC HQ News
“If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” - Vincent Van Gogh Many of us have experienced uncertainty from others at one time or another, heard that your idea ‘will never work’, and believed it. Stepped away from an... Read More

We’re Expanding our Team in Essex

15th May 2017 SVC HQ News
Following the success of our business and growth plan, SVC Group are pleased to announce that we are expanding our team and are looking for passionate and driven individuals to join us on the next phase of our journey. You must be able to drive as client visits will be an important element of the... Read More

Stress in the Workplace: Genuine Vs Diversion

28th April 2017 HR and H&S
Employers have a duty to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their employees which under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 means that they should assess and take measures to control risks from work-related stress. If an employee suffers from stress related ill-health and the court... Read More

Employee Engagement Surveys – Are They Worth It?

3rd April 2017 HR and H&S
Employee engagement is defined by HR Zone as the emotional attachment employees feel towards their place of work, job role, position within the company, colleagues and culture and the affect this attachment has on wellbeing and productivity. From an employer's point-of-view, employee engagement is... Read More

First Group of Leaders Complete Management in a Box with Amanda

22nd March 2017 Training
Message from CEO and Founder, Amanda Simpson I am delighted to announce that our first group of leaders has now completed the SVC Management in a Box Programme with Amanda over the past 12 months. SVC Group’s Management in a Box enables delegates to complete a cycle of management skills  and... Read More

Pension Auto Enrolment – What You Need To Know

20th March 2017 Finance
The law on workplace pensions has changed. Under the Pensions Act 2008, every employer in the UK must put certain staff into a pension scheme and contribute towards it. This is called 'automatic enrolment’. Auto enrolment is the UK’s new workplace pension’s initiative. Around 1.4 Million... Read More

Managing Stress and Conflict in the Workplace

15th March 2017 HR and H&S
“Some signs of conflict may be visible such as a heated exchange between colleagues or a meeting between management and employee representatives that turns into a stand-off.” - ACAS Employers have duties under health and safety law to assess and take measures to control risks from work-related... Read More

Working From Home and Flexible Working

6th March 2017 HR and H&S
Technology has never made it easier to work remotely and yet Yahoo has banned employees from working from home, why is it that? Although there has been an increase in employees working remotely from home, it is still not the “norm”? Flexible working is not just about changing the hours and... Read More

‘Outstanding’ ILM Centre – Inspection Success!

27th February 2017 Training
Following our recent ILM External Verifier Inspection, SVC are delighted to announce that we have now been awarded full direct claim status for the ILM Level 5 Award, Certificate and Diploma in Leadership and Management. This was based on the standard and quality of the tutor support at SVC and... Read More

5 Simple Ways to Encourage Your Team

Generating an optimistic work environment means having accurate expectations, a positive workplace encourages productivity and ultimately increases profits. Managers that have to ask their staff for enthusiasm may need to alter company culture. A business based on honesty and respect will flourish... Read More

Real People, Real Training – Your Place Or Mine?

9th February 2017 Training
At SVC Group, we are passionate about helping others. Whether you want to invest in soft skills training or have ideas for a bespoke programme for your team – the trainer can deliver the course at your premises or our own. We work hard to meet our clients’ needs rather than our own and we take... Read More

Love Is In The Air But What Happens When It Is Also In The Workplace?

7th February 2017 HR and H&S
Whilst it is inevitable that employees will develop relationships and many couples work harmoniously within the same organisation, sometimes romances can cause difficulties. As an employer you may end up being held vicariously liable for allegations of sex discrimination or sexual harassment if a... Read More

The Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust – SVC Group Charity Of The Year

6th February 2017 SVC HQ News
We're over the moon to announce that we have chosen the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust for SVC Group’s charity of the year. The Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust, unlike NHS emergency services, is a charity providing a free life-saving Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) for... Read More

Employment Law Updates for 2017

13th January 2017 HR and H&S
As always April will see some significant changes to employment law National Minimum wage including the National Living Wage will increase from 1st April 2017 as follows: £7.50 per hour - 25 years old and over £7.05 per hour - 21-24 years old £5.60 per hour - 18-20 years old... Read More

SVC Group Lunch & Learn | Bi-monthly Learning Sessions

12th January 2017 HR and H&S
We're over the moon to launch our exciting new programme - SVC Group Lunch & Learn. The learning sessions will be held between 12.15pm and 2.15pm. We are working with fantastic experts that will be presenting on a number of different topics. There will be six sessions in total. The... Read More

Statutory Sick Pay Vs Enhanced Sick Pay

6th January 2017 HR and H&S
We are often asked the question from clients, typically when they are reviewing their contracts of employment as to whether they should operate a statutory sick pay scheme for absence, or whether they should operate an enhanced sick pay scheme. Statutory sick pay is payable to all employees who... Read More

A Festive Message From CEO and Founder of SVC Group

20th December 2016 SVC HQ News
This time of year, it is always a time to reflect and look back at the last 12 months and what a year it has been for us at SVC Group. 2016 saw us completing our first full year at our new HQ in Stanway, Essex and it has been a year that we can look back on with pride. Creativity and diversity has... Read More

The Office Christmas Party | Are You Ready?

29th November 2016 HR and H&S
December has arrived again and we are all busy planning and getting into the Christmas spirit and that much anticipated work get together is just around the corner. Although most employers are aware that they can be held responsible for the conduct of their employees during working hours,... Read More

Classroom to Boardroom | Ready for Success

16th November 2016 Training
Our NEW 2 day training course Classroom to Boardroom is for young adults making a start in their career that need a boost in confidence and an insight into the standards that are expected within a professional environment. This fun, interactive programme will introduce and develop skills that are... Read More

Holiday Pay Commission – Latest Ruling

26th October 2016 HR and H&S
The Court of Appeal has now made a decision in the Lock V British Gas case. This is an important ruling regarding the calculation of holiday pay and whether or not commission should be included in annual leave payments. The case is in relation to the level of pay in respect of annual leave... Read More

SVC ILM Awards 2015/2016 ‘Our Winners’

20th September 2016 Training
This year’s ILM Awards was hosted in-house this year as it was the first time in history that we have had enough space in our own building to fit everyone in! It was wonderful to get everyone together to celebrate the success of our learners who have completed (or are in the process of... Read More

Health and Safety Audits | Providing a Clear Picture

HR and H&S
In-depth Health and Safety Audits can be very useful when establishing whether your current H&S Management System is actually working. Observing the following areas, we can provide you with a clear picture of your businesses performance in terms of H&S Management and legal compliance.... Read More

Employee Engagement: What Does it Mean for Your Organisation?

9th September 2016 HR and H&S
How an employee performs in their role has a direct impact on organisational performance which can in turn be linked to a company’s growth and profitability. But does it run deeper than just the effective management of their performance? How an individual performs in their role is associated... Read More

Lennox Children’s Cancer Fund | £100 Raised via 50:50 Competition

2nd September 2016 SVC HQ News
We've collected £100.00 for the Lennox Children’s Cancer Fund by taking part in a the LCCF 50:50 competition game ? Thank you Sophie Wojtkiw for kick-starting this project, the team at SVC HQ and Commercial Director, Mel Carpenter for putting her prize of £50.00 back into the pot for... Read More

When It Comes To Staff Development, Sometimes One Size Does Not Fit All

25th August 2016 Training
At SVC we recognise the importance of incorporating our client’s unique requirements into our training packages, with a strong focus on responding to your businesses goals and challenges. The team at SVC understand that the training needs are different for every company. Our personalised... Read More

Sitting Comfortably? How Do You Know Your Staff Are?

15th August 2016 HR and H&S
As an employer you have a legal responsibility to protect your staff and the Health and Safety Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992 applies to all staff who ‘habitually use display screen equipment as a significant part of their normal work’. This includes multi-site and mobile workers,... Read More

Phil Caborn – Celebrating 3 Months With SVC Group

12th August 2016 SVC HQ News
SVC Group’s Business Development Director, Phil Caborn has been with the team at SVC HQ for 3 months already - can you believe it? We asked Phil about his SVC Journey so far: Walk me through a typical day at SVC Group as a Business Development Director? I am currently working on key... Read More

ILM Awards 2016 ‘A Celebration of Success’

9th August 2016 Training
This year’s ilm Awards will be hosted on Friday 16th September 2016 at SVC HQ. Studying whilst holding down full-time, often demanding jobs within Senior Management can be a challenge. Undertaking an ilm qualification requires self-motivation, determination and above all discipline... Read More

Your HR Business Partner – Why Choose us?

5th August 2016 HR and H&S
Our HR team works as your business partner to ensure that you always make the best decision for your business - which is appropriate in the circumstances and with the aim of mitigating the risk of any Employment Tribunal claims. 18 Benefits of Outsourcing your HR to us 1: We provide a first... Read More

Skill Shortage | Engineering and Technical Sector’s

3rd August 2016 Recruitment
The Engineering and Technical sector’s continue to be the highest areas of skill shortage according to recent research carried out by the REC (Recruitment Employment Confederation). This is why having an expert in this field, who will find creative ways to source these candidates is key to... Read More

Flexible Facilities | Colchester Room Hire

18th July 2016 Training
Whether you need to hire a venue for an off-site training session, impress clients with a presentation or hold a confidential interview, SVC HQ offers flexible facilities to meet your business needs all year round. We have three rooms available for hire. The main SVC Group training room hosts up... Read More

Colchester Youth Awards 2016 | SVC Young Entrepreneur

4th July 2016 SVC HQ News
Last week we saw the return of the Colchester Youth Awards hosted at Colchester Institute. It was a pleasure to once again sponsor the SVC Young Entrepreneur Category. Commercial Director, Mel Carpenter presented the award to Thomas Royce – our winner for 2016. Thomas has turned a passion for... Read More

Amanda Simpson | My Coaching Journey

27th June 2016 Training
CEO & Founder Amanda Simpson was delighted to be a guest speaker for the Suffolk Coaching and Mentoring Partnership CPD on 17th June. Amanda spoke about her personal coaching journey and how having the support of a fantastic business coach early on inspired her to become the best she could be... Read More

Interruptions or Invitations? | 5 Minute Life Coach

23rd May 2016 Training
Life can be a series of interruptions or invitations. Next time you stand in your shower, a place that guarantees few interruptions, recall the past 24 hours.  Notice where the interruptions came, how you felt and how you feel about them now. These are the events you endured while your blood... Read More

Corporate Supporters of the Essex Wildlife Trust

11th May 2016 SVC HQ News
We're delighted to announce that SVC Group are now Corporate Supporters of the Essex Wildlife Trust. Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. It has more than 34,000 members, manages and protects over 8,200 acres of land on 87 nature reserves, 2 nature parks and runs 10... Read More

Phil Caborn, SVC Business Development Director

4th May 2016 SVC HQ News
Celebrations are in order at SVC HQ this week. We're delighted to announce that Phil Caborn has joined SVC Group as a Business Development Director. Phil’s exciting background includes 19 years in the radio industry and 7 years as the Commercial Director for Heart/Global Radio managing the... Read More

From One CEO to Another, Who’s Got Your Back?

26th April 2016 Training
When I began my own SVC Journey in 1999 I had only a telephone, a desk in a rented office and my passion for business. 17 years later and I am a fully qualified Leadership and Management Trainer, Executive Business Coach and the CEO of SVC Group, with a team of 26 fantastic employees to keep me... Read More

Employee Well-being – Added Value or a Waste of Time?

8th March 2016 HR and H&S
The concept of employee well-being has increasingly become a focus for many organisations and is a concept that has grown in popularity over the past few years. In recent months the topic of employee well-being has been hitting the headlines and would appear to be firmly at the forefront of the... Read More

5 Minute Life Coach – Inspiring Yourself

In life, in any situation involving you there are two viewpoints: other people’s view of you and your own view of yourself.  Of the two, the principle witness is your own insight. For every 99 people who say you are good at something, there will always be one who says you are... Read More

Can We Help Grow Your Business This Spring?

2nd March 2016 SVC HQ News
Permanent and Temporary Recruitment With a combined experience of over 100 years across all industries and an extensive understanding of all roles from junior level to senior management – you can put your trust in the experts. Human Resources Outsourcing to SVC is effective and... Read More

Could You Be Losing Your Number One Candidate?

11th January 2016 Recruitment
When it comes to making an job offer indecision or delay could lose you your top candidate. A seamless and speedy recruitment process is vital whenever possible to ensure the best people are snapped up quick as the candidate holds all the cards in the current market. We know that managers often... Read More

Appraisals: Should They Stay or Should They Go?

8th January 2016 HR and H&S
To ensure that an organisation’s strategic goals and objectives are achieved, it is now time to start preparing for the annual appraisal process with all employees. Research has shown organisations will thrive, develop, achieve their strategic objectives and overall succeed as a business, if... Read More

SVC Gift Project with EACH East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices

22nd December 2015 SVC HQ News
This year SVC Group has chosen to forgo Christmas cards in favour of giving something back. CEO & Founder Amanda Simpson wanted to see if we could make a difference this festive season by supporting East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH). The team decided to launch #SVCGiftProject where... Read More

The Mistley Kitchen – Staff Cooking Workshop

17th December 2015 SVC HQ News
The SVC team had a fantastic day preparing a simple but tasty Thai feast at The Mistley Kitchen, a well renowned cookery school that offers one-day recreational hands-on cookery workshops. We used beautiful fresh and local ingredients, the whole team came away with some great ideas, tips and... Read More

Nicola’s Designs Raise £320.00 for the British Lung Foundation

14th December 2015 SVC HQ News
Last week, Commercial Director Mel Carpenter and the team invited Mel's sister Nicola Leslie to the SVC HQ to receive a special thank-you. Nicola was born with Cerebral Palsy and has spent the last year working hard and raising money by creating and selling Hama Bead decorations and cards, the... Read More

3 Months in Our New HQ, Message From Amanda CEO

5th December 2015 SVC HQ News
It has been three months since we moved in at the Westside Centre and I can already see the positive impact it has had for the team. Taking that leap and leaving the Nayland offices where I started my own SVC journey over 17 years ago was sad times for us all but with our new HQ being four times... Read More

We Will Never Send CV’s Blind to your Business

25th November 2015 Recruitment
In such a highly competitive marketplace, SVC knows the importance of listening to our clients’  specifications and finding the right person for your business. Feedback from our clients suggests that high-street recruiters are sending CV upon CV without actually meeting either the candidate or... Read More

Pension Schemes and Auto-Enrolment

24th November 2015 Finance
If your Company does not already have a Pension scheme set up for its employees, you will have by now been given a Staging Date for your Company’s Pension Auto-enrolment. We are receiving queries about what companies need to do to comply and SVC are happy to sit with you for the time it takes... Read More

SVC Group Official Open Day Was A Huge Success

17th November 2015 SVC HQ News
Yesterday the SVC team was on hand to celebrate our new home and brand with a fun-filled day of networking, bubbly and canapés. We were joined by the Mayor of Colchester, Councillor Theresa Higgins - who cut the blue ribbon and officially opened our new building at 11:30am alongside CEO &... Read More

Adventurer Sally Kettle Confirmed as Guest Speaker

9th November 2015 SVC HQ News
Adventurer, speaker, event host, television presenter, and author Sally Kettle will be joining us to present her story at the SVC HQ at 3:00pm, on Monday 16th November. Sally Kettle is the first woman to row the Atlantic Ocean twice from East to West, once with her mother - earning a Guinness... Read More

Specialist Skills and Cost Reduction – Lean on us

30th September 2015 HR and H&S
According to a survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, the top three reasons why companies decide to outsource HR are; access to specialist skills and knowledge, quality of work and cost reduction. As a company develops and grows we often find a company has less time... Read More

A New Journey For SVC Group – Your Business Compass

30th July 2015 SVC HQ News
We are delighted to announce that we will be taking SVC Group to the next level and moving to new offices at the Westside Centre, Stanway come September. Our new head office will host a state of the art Training, Coaching and Development facility complete with smart boards, designed to boost our... Read More

The Secret is Out! Welcome to Your Business Compass

10th July 2015 SVC HQ News
The rebranding follows our journey of expansion and is the positive outcome of the company’s growth and ambition. Our new bold logo features the NEW SVC Business Compass with our spotlight services at each point - Recruitment, Training, Health and Safety and Human Resources. We have swapped... Read More

Colchester Youth Awards 2015

2nd July 2015 SVC HQ News
The SVC team really enjoyed being part of the Colchester Youth Awards last night, CEO & Founder Amanda Simpson and Commercial Director Mel Carpenter were honoured to present two awards, The SVC Group Entrepreneur Award and The SVC Group Learning Achievement Award. We were lucky enough to see... Read More

SVC HQ | Kent Blaxill Sponsor

30th June 2015 SVC HQ News
SVC Group are happy to be sponsoring Simon Blaxill, Julian Wood, James Park and Kevin Pryke from local builders merchants, Kent Blaxill KB who are taking on an incredibly challenging 450 mile bike ride over 3 days in September, including one of the iconic Tour de France mountains – the Alpe... Read More

ILM Training Centre Inspection, We Passed!

22nd June 2015 Training
"I always suggest at least a few improvements a centre can make. But i can't think of one thing you could do to improve. As a programme leader, you have an extensive knowledge and experience and it shows in every aspect of this centre. As an ILM Centre, SVC is outstanding" - Suzanne Crowley, ILM... Read More