A partnership between North Lanarkshire Council and Mears Scotland is paving the way for twenty-six young individuals to embark on a journey towards becoming the workforce of the future through apprenticeships.
Mears Group has partnered with the Tannahill Centre in Paisley to create a warm space for the local community this winter. Employees from Mears Group nominated the Tannahill Centre to get support from the Mears Foundation, which is the charitable arm of the company. The Mears Foundation awarded &pou
Twenty-two apprentices from across North Lanarkshire are learning a range of trade skills with the council’s strategic housing and repairs partner Mears Scotland. Jim Logue, leader of North Lanarkshire Council welcomed the young people at a recent visit to the council’s civic centre wher
Mears Group, in partnership with Aberdeenshire Council, is working to improve the energy efficiency of social housing across Huntly, Inverurie, Kemnay and Turriff, and has installed more than 500 solar panels on homes across these areas. The installation of the panels, which are called photovoltaic
Mears, in partnership with North Lanarkshire Council, officially welcomed 23 new apprentices to the business this month, providing young people in the area with outstanding career opportunities in a range of trades and skills. The new hires have been given the opportunity to play a leading role in t
Mears Group’s Maggie Burns has been nominated for an award by Police Scotland in recognition for her and her team’s support of vulnerable people living in North Lanarkshire communities. Maggie has spearheaded Mears’ Safer Homes initiative - a community service that helps householde
Housing and care solutions firm Mears is consulting the government, local councils and the public on its first-ever Scottish Responsible Business Charter which lists out its commitments in supporting fairness, equality, opportunity and innovation in everything it does. Mears Group currently employs
Mears has welcomed the appointment of Steve Smith and Karen Hardwick to its Customer Scrutiny Board. The Scrutiny Board was set up in 2020 to work alongside the Mears PLC Board and provide oversight, challenge and support to improve Mears services.
Following the report from the independent scrutiny board on Mears’ performance as a housing provider, executive director Alan Long discusses why the housing sector should be taking scrutiny more seriously. Scrutiny is a word which is often bandied about – people say more o
An independently chaired panel of customer representatives has published its first annual report on the performance of housing provider Mears. The scrutiny board was set up in 2020 to work alongside the Mears PLC Board and provide oversight, challenge and support to improve Mears services. Chaired b
A team of tradespeople from Safer Homes, a community service for householders living in North Lanarkshire who need additional safety and security measures, has helped 137 families with essential repairs to their homes since the start of the pandemic. Created in October 2012, the service sees dedicat