INSIGHTS

A golden opportunity: Phil Greenwood

October 10, 2018 at 4:20 PM

WCS Group CEO Phil Greenwood discusses the Suez WCS UK acquisition and growth plans.

The London-listed group has built up a market-leading water treatment and hygiene division in just two years. With organic growth at home in the high single digits, it has no plans to go international – for now.

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We are hiring

September 25, 2018 at 4:04 PM

We currently have 13 live vacancies and a pipeline of additional planned hires right across the UK. Are you a candidate or do you know someone who you think would be interested? No recruitment agencies please.

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Suez (WCS) UK Water interests and assets acquired by WCS Group

August 28, 2018 at 11:52 AM

WCS Group, the water treatment division of Marlowe plc’s (parent) critical services group, has acquired the commercial water treatment, hygiene and Legionella testing, safety and compliance interests and assets of Suez Water Conditioning Services (WCS) UK. WCS Group is now the No.1 UK water treatment and engineering support business with circa £40 million annualised revenue.

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Kingfisher joins WCS Group

July 26, 2018 at 1:00 PM

WCS Group, the water treatment division of Marlowe plc’s (parent) critical services group, has acquired Kingfisher Environmental Services Ltd. WCS Group now delivers water treatment, testing, hygiene, regulatory compliance and training to over 3,300 customers and enjoys £26 million annualised revenue.

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GEA appoint WCS Group to provide water treatment for Sainsbury’s

July 19, 2018 at 11:47 AM

 

GEA is one of the largest suppliers of process technology for the food industry and a wide range of other industries. The international technology group which focuses on process technology has awarded water treatment service support to WCS Group.

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Express Linen appoint water treatment experts WCS Group

May 26, 2018 at 11:42 AM

Express Linen, a leading laundering and linen hire company, has awarded water treatment service support to WCS Group.  

From its operating heartland of North West England and North Wales, the business services customers including small guest houses, major hotels, national hospitality and leisure operators and NHS Trusts with linen hire, laundering and linen sales.

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We are hiring

May 21, 2018 at 12:37 PM

We currently have 13 live vacancies and a pipeline of additional planned hires to help us properly resource and scale. Are you a candidate, or do you want to refer yourself to our candidate pool? No recruitment agencies please.

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Sewell FM award School Group water hygiene task to WCS Group

May 15, 2018 at 12:17 PM

Sewell FM, the local Yorkshire FM providing exceptional PPM and compliance services to schools, health centres and community buildings, has selected WCS Group to handle water hygiene and Legionella control for schools and care homes within its portfolio.

Sewell Facilities Management is a local, hands-on outsourcing specialist ensuring that schools, health centres and community buildings are safe, legal and well maintained. The business has world-class service ambitions and a reputation for doing what they say they’ll do.

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Edge Hill University appoint water treatment experts WCS Group

May 1, 2018 at 12:19 PM

Edge Hill College opened in Liverpool in 1885 as the first non-denominational teacher training college. From its origins, Edge Hill University now has a student population of over 23,000. It has awarded water treatment service support to WCS Group.   

Edge Hill University recently awarded the water treatment service support to WCS Group. The University is campus based on an attractive, award-winning 160-acres, which has undergone significant development over recent years and now consists of 96 buildings including faculty, accommodation and support services.

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£800k fine for Legionnaires' disease outbreak

April 21, 2018 at 12:15 PM

A South Tyneside car parts manufacturer has been fined £800,000 after a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak occurred at a plant following an HSE investigation and prosecution. Five people fell seriously ill following the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak.

Newcastle Crown Court was told that between October 2014 and June 2015, two employees, two agency workers and a local resident fell seriously ill with Legionnaires’ Disease.

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