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Apprentice Administrator/Receptionist

We're looking for an Apprentice Administrator/Receptionist to join the ESC team. Full details can be found here and we'd love to hear from you if you think the job's for you!    

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Message from ESC's Ecologist, Chris Blackhall

As the summer draws rapidly to a close, I’d like to take the liberty of introducing you to some of the ecology services ESC can provide. The arrival of autumn indicates the survey season for the majority ...

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NEW!!! White-Clawed Crayfish Toolbox Talk

Chris Blackhall has added to his series of toolbox talks with information on the identifiation of Britain's only native crayfish. The A4 document also details the relevant legislation and protection plans. The full list of toolbox talks ...

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Ecology Toolbox Talks

Our Ecologist, Chris Blackhall, has produced a series of toolbox talks on a range of ecological subjects which are now available to our clients.  Each toolbox talk document contains a wealth of information on the identification and ...

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Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

Engineering Services Consultancy Ltd is not legally obliged to make a slavery and human trafficking statement. However, we have produced a document in order to assure all members of our supply chain that we take issues ...

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Chris Blackhall AIEMA AMIEnvSc

We're thrilled to advise that our Ecologist, Chris Blackhall, has been confirmed as an Associate Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) and also as an Associate Member of the Institution of Environmental ...

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Stuart Bayliss EngTech

Congratulations are (again!) due to Stuart Bayliss, Senior Electrical Engineer, who has added another set of initials to his title! Well done Stu on becoming recognised as an Engineering Technician (EngTech) by the Engineering Council!                                           Published 19th July ...

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Stuart Bayliss LCIBSE

Massive congratulations to our Senior Electrical Engineer, Stuart Bayliss, who is now officially LCIBSE (Licentiate of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers)!  Well done, Stu!                    Published 19th June 2017

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Chris Blackhall - Ecologist - New Team Member

We'd like to extend a very warm welcome to Chris Blackhall who has joined ESC as our Ecologist. With a BSc (Hons) in Marine Biology and MSc in Applies Aquatic Biology amongst his many qualifications, he now ...

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Vicki Wilson (née Leigh)

Our heartiest congratulations go to our Associate Director, Vicki, and her new husband, Tom, who were married on Saturday (29th April). We wish them all the very best as they begin their new adventure as husband and ...

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Internal Promotions to Start the New Year!

ESC are starting 2017 with three new internal promotions. Congratulations go to Rob Adkins, James Tickle and Dan Horton who have all been promoted. Rob and James are now Technical Directors of ESC. They joined us in ...

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Internal Promotions at ESC

We are delighted to let you know about several recent internal promotions at ESC...  Vicki Wilson (nee Leigh) has been promoted to become an Associate Director. Vicki joined us in 2011 to establish the environmental and sustainability aspects ...

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Update on European Protected Species Licensing Policies

Following the details we published in March 2016, the update on European Protected Species Licensing Policies has been published.  Natural England asked for interested parties to comment on four new policies relating to the ways in which ...

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BREEAM Assessor Qualifications

We're proud to announce the attainment of BREEAM Assessor qualifications for our Graduate Environmental Consultants, Amy Clutterbuck and Jessica Lees.  After months of hard work and in-depth study of the processes and technical issues of BREEAM and ...

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BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit Out Assessments

Congratulations to our Senior Environmental Consultant, Vicki Wilson, who has now added BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit Out Assessor to her list of qualifications! This BREEAM standard has been designed to benefit investors, landlords and occupiers by future-proofing ...

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Altering Birmingham's Skyline

We're thrilled to be a part of the fantastic team that will be altering Birmingham's skyline forever. Planning permission has just been received for the new BLOC Hotel which, at 26 storeys, will be a landmark development ...

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RIBA Awards

We are thrilled to be a part of the team recognised and given a Regional Award by The Royal Institute of British Architects for Derry Avenue, South Ockendon. The RIBA East Award 2016 was awarded to the ...

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BRE Academy

We're pleased to announce that we are now a part of the BRE Academy for BREEAM! As the BRE website explains, "The BRE Academy has a membership programme to encourage lifelong learning and to represent the diverse ...

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European Protected Species Licensing Policies

Natural England has invited interested parties (including planners and developers) to comment on four new policies relating to the way in which European Protected Species (EPS) licensing is carried out. All EPS are protected under the EU’s ...

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BREEAM Assessment Resubmissions

From 1st January 2016 the BRE are introducing a new timescale requirement for resubmission of BREEAM assessments, following a QA audit. The new timescale requires assessments which did not achieve certification on the first submission to the ...

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ISO9001:2008 - Audit Success!

We believe our ISO9001 registered status reflects our commitment to ensuring our clients receive the best service possible. That's why we're delighted to let you know that our ISO9001:2008 processes have just been audited by QMS International ...

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Vicki Leigh. Engineering Services Consultancy Ltd.

Vicki Wilson - BREEAM AP!

Congratulations are due to Vicki Wilson who is now a qualified BREEAM AP (Accredited Professional)! The BREEAM AP qualification is only granted to suitably experienced construction professionals who can prove their knowledge of environmental design and associated ...

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Vicki Leigh. Engineering Services Consultancy Ltd.

Vicki Wilson AIEMA

  We are delighted to announce that Vicki has today received confirmation of her Associate Membership of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (AIEMA). This has been achieved following a period of intense study as well as an ...

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ISO14001:2004

We’re happy to let you know that we have just received the results of our ISO14001:2004 annual accreditation audit and we’ve passed "with no corrective actions or observations identified"! The ISO14001:2004 is designed to give a framework for ...

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BREEAM Refurbishment 2014

Please be aware that the last date to register any projects under BREEAM Refurbishment 2008 or 2014 will be 16th February 2015. Thereafter all refurbishment projects will have to be registered under BREEAM Refurbishment and Fit ...

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BREEAM Communities Assessments

We're thrilled to announce that our Associate Director, Vicki Wilson, is now certified to undertake BREEAM Communities Asessments. This is an assessment method used to measure and certify the social, environmental and economic sustainability of large scale ...

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The Property For Kids SnowBall 2014

**UPDATE**  **Photos of the successful event can be found here** On Tuesday December 2nd The Jam House will be host to the Property for Kids ‘SnowBall 2014’. Tickets cost just £5 per person plus a gift (see below) ...

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ISO9001 Audit Success

We're pleased to announce our ISO9001 audit success for this year! The audit was carried out by QMS International and examined our ISO9001:2008 processes. We were delighted to pass with flying colours (no corrective actions or observations ...

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ESC is now on Twitter

ESC is now on Twitter. We'll be using the platform to give you our new and to keep ourselves up to date on information provided by those we follow. Follow us @escuk1 And don't forget you can ...

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BRENDAs 2014

The BRENDAs 2014 were, as ever, a roaring success! The Birmingham Real Estate Novel Development Awards are now legendary events.   All the news (or at least all the news that's fit to print) on the big winners of ...

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