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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

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

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

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

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. We have expanded our own... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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