Laker BMS Ltd is proud to support the National Social Housing Safety and Compliance Week. This week is an annual event, dedicated to shining a light on safety and compliance at an operational, strategic, and cultural level. Together, we can help shift learning, leadership, and culture around safety – to move beyond compliance.Read Full Story
22 June 2021
The initiative provides training, support and access to roles to increase gender diversity in trade roles.
18th March 2021 – Laker has today announced it has joined The Women’s Trade Network, an initiative founded by some of the most well-known organisations in housing and property to increase the representation of women in trade roles. Laker will support the network in raising awareness of the variety of roles available to women in trade and encourage greater gender diversity across the industry.Read Full Story
18 March 2021
Did you know that as part of the government guidance issued in May 2020, they included a recommendation to ‘use screens or barriers to separate people from each other’ ?
19 May 2020
Laker employee Sophie Squirrell is beginning her Gas Operative ‘Managed Learning Programme’ later this month with Nescot Gas Academy, and we would all like to wish her the very best of luck.
We wanted to share Sophie’s story as although the number of women in the labour market has been rising steadily since the 1970s, less than 5% work in skilled trades, such as electrics, plumbing, plastering and gas. Depending on the trade, men will outnumber women in these areas by at least ten to one.Read Full Story
19 February 2020
Laker were pleased to take part in the latest CHIC Seminar: The Future of Heating. The day was focused on making changes to the way the residents in the UK heat their homes specifically in relation to our target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.Read Full Story
04 February 2020
Here at Laker, we are proud to be at the forefront of new technologies and emerging sectors, and we are always looking to be a leader of innovation. Our sister company social enterprise ‘Safe and Found Online’ is a shining example of this.
Established in 2018, Safe and Found Online is based on the ‘The Herbert Protocol’ which allows carers and people living with dementia to complete a form recording all vital details of their family member or friend, in the event of them going missing, it can then be handed to police to reduce time in gathering this information.
18 July 2019
Laker is pleased to announce we have secured a 5-year contract with the Royal Borough of Greenwich; value is estimated to be in the region of £18m. Laker will provide a team of local service and maintenance engineers to complete a range of services for the Royal Borough of Greenwich properties including; industrial estates, shops, offices, schools, parks and open spaces, leisure and community centres and libraries.Read Full Story
05 June 2019