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20.02.2024 by Sofia Khuram

Scaling to new heights and giving a warm welcome to new faces

As we continue to grow the organisation since becoming a CLG in 2023, we recently bolstered the LHC Procurement Group (LHC) team with a further 11 colleagues. These recruits help to strengthen our capabilities across the UK, as six were recruited to our regional teams in Wales, Scotland, Leeds, Exeter, and London’s South East, while the remaining five are based at our central office in Uxbridge.

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01.02.2024 by Justin Costello, Head of Marketing

LHC Frameworks deliver results for the recent Awaab’s Law Consultation

Justin Costello, Head of Marketing at LHC Procurement Group speaks with the group’s Chief Operating Officer Jennifer Castle, on the recently launched Awaab’s Law consultation and the role LHC Frameworks can play in implementing the law within stricter timelines being set.

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30.01.2024 by DMA Group

DMA helps reduce carbon footprint by 100 percent

DMA Group’s work at the Rye, Winchelsea, & District Memorial Hospital has earned them the Energy Saving Award 2023 for Hospital and Health Service Project of the Year. It all began when Rye and Winchelsea Hospital approached DMA to reduce their carbon footprint and become a role model for sustainability in the healthcare industry. The challenge was to conduct a comprehensive energy audit and implement a range of Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs) to significantly reduce their carbon emissions.

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26.01.2024 by Payal Singhal

Can effective Information Management ensure safety of our buildings?

Following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, which led to the demise of 72 innocent people, the housing sector has worked diligently to elevate the standard of building safety, compliance data, and fire safety procedures for evacuation. However, with persistent challenges in the implementation of the Building Safety Act of 2022 which seeks to ensure a more vigorous and accountable regulatory structure, will a better information management system help? Let’s find out… 

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28.12.2023 by Justin Costello, Head of Marketing

LHC Frameworks leading the way with Mission Zero

2023 has been an exciting time to get involved with the LHC Procurement Group’s frameworks, as the group continues its transformation, drawing on its rich 57 years of experience to lead the way in delivering solutions to aid the public sector in their mission zero targets. 

LHC Procurement Group’s Head of Marketing and Communications, Justin Costello in conversation with Dean Fazackerley, Head of Technical Procurement on the public sector frameworks that topped the agenda in 2023 and what's in store for 2024...

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19.12.2023 by Jennifer Castle, Chief Operating Officer

Emphasis on Safety and Compliance at LHC Christmas Conference

When it comes to building safety, “people are starting to get it,” says Dame Judith Hackitt. Speaking at our launch event for our Asset Safety and Compliance (ASC1) framework, she added that she is seeing companies and individuals stepping up, taking responsibility, and starting to collaborate as they address “the biggest change to regulation in a generation.”

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25.09.2023 by Dean Fazackerley, Head of Technical Procurement

LHC forges ahead with Net Zero

Dean Fazackerley, Head of Technical Procurement at public sector framework provider LHC Procurement Group (LHC), sets out LHC’s net zero position in light of recent policy changes.

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21.09.2023 by Justin Costello, Head of Marketing

National frameworks provide solutions to address the RAAC crisis!

With 104 schools identified as having the problem at an expected cost of £150m, the RAAC crisis needs to be addressed with urgency.  But how can we resolve this challenge at scale and with speed, to avoid putting pupil safety at any further risk? Jennifer Castle, Chief Operating Officer at LHC Procurement Group (LHC), discusses how LHC is ready to support the public sector.

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31.07.2023 by Payal Singhal, Marketing and Communications Officer

'Digital technologies revolutionising the construction management'

In a conversation with LHC on our recently launched Consultancy Services framework (CS1), Euan Durston, Regional Director with ECD Architects, speaks about the measures we can take to reform procurement practices, thinking beyond BIM to harness new digital technologies, and how we can help the government achieve its net-zero target by building more energy efficient buildings.

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07.07.2023 by Dean Fazackerley, Head of Technical Procurement

Rolling on the road to net zero

Dean Fazackerley, Head of Technical Procurement at the LHC Group responds on behalf of the not-for-profit public sector construction framework provider in response to the government’s Net Zero Review. 

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