Addressing the shortage of women in Repairs and Maintenance

All week, Mears has been celebrating its apprentices to mark National Apprenticeship Week. Today is also International Women’s Day and an opportunity to focus on the massive shortage of women apprentices in Social Housing Building Maintenance and in the construction … Read more

Apprenticeships across our business

Every day this week, we are telling stories about apprenticeships at Mears to mark National Apprenticeship Week. If you’d like to find out about a career with Mears, please visit our dedicated recruitment site, here: Mears has long invested … Read more

National Apprenticeship Week: Business as usual for Mears

On 6 April last year, the Government launched its apprenticeship levy as part of the biggest shake-up of skills for a generation. In response, many big businesses have been ramping up their provision of apprenticeship programmes and investing in schemes … Read more

New contract means jobs for Northamptonshire residents

Mears Group has won a contract to deliver additional care services to people in Northamptonshire on behalf of the County Council. The contract will see Mears almost double the level of service it currently provides in the area, opening up … Read more

Statement on the end of industrial action in Manchester

Mears’ response to claims by Unite on the end of industrial action by workers in Manchester is as follows: We are happy that negotiations have finally concluded, however the figure quoted by Unite of a 20% pay increase “across the … Read more

Mears announces innovative new partnership with Wandle

Mears has entered into an innovative eight-year partnership with Wandle to support the housing association’s in-house repairs team. The contract, worth £24m, will see us providing technical support, expertise and access to our supply chain, while Wandle’s repairs service and … Read more

Mears added to FTSE4Good index

  Mears Group has been recognised for its outstanding environmental, social and governance practices by gaining a place in the FTSE4Good Index – and places Mears in the top 9% of companies in the index. FTSE4Good is an initiative ran … Read more