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  • Living Wage accreditation

    We’re delighted to have been accredited by the Living Wage Foundation as a Living Wage Employer.

    There are around 7,000 Living Wage employers in the UK and all have agreed to pay their staff a wage which meets everyday needs. This is considerably above the Government minimum wage standard.

    Many of the other companies that have been accredited are from the FTSE 100 or big household names including Nationwide, Google, Brewdog, Everton FC and Chelsea FC.

    We’re perhaps even more proud to be able to declare that Kimpton were already meeting this standard, without needing to make any adjustments. We have ALWAYS properly valued our team and the contribution they make to our business and our community.

    Living Wage Employer LogoLinzi Sheard, Kimpton Financial Controller who managed the process of accreditation for the Business was happy to receive the news.

    “It was a straightforward process for us to get the accreditation, as we were already valuing our staff correctly across every department and team. The staff at the Living Wage Foundation were amazing though. They made the whole process both easy and quick. We work so hard to be a positive influence on the community in which we live and work, so it’s nice to get another confirmation that we’re doing the right things right”

    Kimpton are a Living Wage Employer (but then again we were already)

    If you’d like to support the work of the Foundation and become a Living Wage Employer yourself, then you can read about it here.

    Celebrating Kimpton being a Living Wage Employer

    Prompt Payment Code

    Prompt Payment logo Kimpton Energy SolutionsIn related news, we have also become signatories of the Prompt Payment Code. This is a voluntary agreement by businesses throughout the UK that have agreed to pay their suppliers fairly and on time.

    The code sets standards for payment practices and best practice and is administered by the Small Business Commissioner on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The Code covers prompt payment, as well as wider payment procedures.

    This was an even simpler standard to achieve and we were accepted almost immediately, as again, we were already complying with all of the conditions required by the standard.

    But we can now proudly display the logo to show our partners and suppliers that we behave consistently in our business dealings and will pay them on time.

    Late payment is unfair to suppliers and causes problems throughout the economy. We’re proud to be part of this new initiative that is trying to eradicate it from general business practice.

     

     

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    What our customers say

    • Kimpton Energy Solutions have provided a reliable and helpful service at Dover and Philharmonic Court since they were opened in 2014 /15. A good working relationship is maintained with the service engineers and having a key account manager who is responsive and maintains regular communication has been a key factor in service provision.Having a…

    • Kimptons provided a ‘planned maintenance schedule’ to suit our academic year requirements and maintained the dates set out. Their engineers were always well presented and aware of how to conduct themselves within our environment. They were all trained and knowledgeable on the various items of equipment they came to work on. Mr Mike Pickles,…

    • We are happy with the service Kimptons have provided over the years. Their engineers are local and have great knowledge of our systems. We have built up an excellent working relationship with service engineers along with their office staff. Mr Kevin Foy, Notre Dame College

    • The Kimpton engineers on site are always accommodating to requests from the estates team with regards to heating, ventilation and air conditioning issues. The planned maintenance schedule has developed over the years and works well throughout the year. Having a key account manager who attends site on a weekly basis provides an excellent line…

    • The installation will improve the comfort conditions in several areas of the school servicing both pupils and staff. We are very experienced in undertaking projects in these conditions were flexibility and careful scheduling is key and this was crucial to our appointment on this contract.

    • We have been using TKR Services since their inception and during that time they proved to be not only commercially competitive, but also, looking from an Engineers point of view they have strived to provide the highest quality work.

    • The Plaza is a showpiece building for Bruntwood in Liverpool and we have since made it our own headquarters in the city. To reflect this, we needed to ensure that the fit out was of the highest quality, whilst maintaining the high levels of service our tenants expect from Bruntwood.