We are pleased to lauch our Telecommunications Field Engineer Apprenticeship and welcomed our new apprentices to the organisation on Friday.
During the year long programme, each of the initial six apprentices will be buddied with an existing engineer and will work in the field repairing and maintaining broadband, telephone and TV services whilst undertaking an IT and Telecoms qualification. After completion, it is hoped the apprentices will join our Field Engineering team.
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We are delighted to have made the Scottish shortlist for the UK Private Business Awards. The awards celebrate the contribution private businesses make to their communities and the UK economy. For further information, please visit: http://pwc.blogs.com/…/pbas-2015-scotlands-diverse-private-…
We are pleased to have received two awards at the prestigious RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015.
QubeGB received both the RoSPA ‘Gold Award for Occupational Health and Safety’ and the ‘Occupational Road Risk – Silver Award’.
The RoSPA Awards, which date back 59 years, recognise commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health prevention at work.
David Rawlins, RoSPA’s awards manager, said of QubeGB’s achievements: “The RoSPA Awards encourage improvement in occupational health and safety management. Organisations that gain recognition for their health and safety management systems, such as QubeGB Ltd, contribute to raising standards overall and we congratulate them.”
We at QubeGB are delighted to have achieved double success in being accredited Investors in People Silver and Investors in Young People.
The highly coveted Investors in People (IIP) standard is a framework of best practice, awarded to well-run organisations that meet set criteria in areas including learning and development, leadership skills and recognition and reward. The silver standard is one of the highest levels of accreditations within the Investors in People framework, demonstrating our continued dedication to our employees.
Investors in Young People (IIYP) meanwhile recognises employers who recruit and support young people, illustrating QubeGB as an employer of choice for young people.
Commenting on the awards, Lynda Stoddart, HR Business Manager, said: “this is a fantastic achievement inspired by employees’ thoughts and viewpoints. We now look to build on this success, and escalate the Investors in People principles further across the company”.
To follow on from our listing in Deloitte’s UK Technology Fast 50, we are thrilled to have been named as a winner on Deloitte’s EMEA Technology Fast 500. QubeGB has been recognised as the 164th fastest-growing technology company across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
We are delighted to have been ranked 24th in the 2014 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK. We were also the highest placed company in the telecommunications sector on the prestigious ranking.
We are pleased to have received certification to ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems.
ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard that outlines how to put an effective environmental management system in place. It is designed to help the business remain commercially successful without overlooking environmental responsibilities. It will also help the business to grow while reducing the environmental impact.
We are delighted to announce QubeGB has won the Best Customer Focus award at the Best Business Awards!
Commenting on the Best Business Award to QubeGB Limited for Best Customer Focus, the chairman of the judges said: “QubeGB have broken the mould as a telecommunications engineering and installation services company by being fully responsive to the needs of customers. They offer two-hour time slots for home visits, starting from 7am and going through to 9pm so customers do not have to take time off because of an engineer’s visit. Launched in 2007, QubeGB has enjoyed remarkable growth of almost 350% and achieved customer satisfaction of 97%. Many congratulations to QubeGB for providing a highly flexible appointment schedule and putting customers truly at the heart of all their operations.”
We are pleased to announce that QubeGB has been awarded the prestigious Van Excellence Accreditation.
The accreditation further demonstrates that we, QubeGB, are compliant with current legislation and best practice standards in order ensure the safe and efficient operation of van fleets.
We are delighted to announce QubeGB has been ranked 52nd in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100.
The league table ranks Britain's private technology, media and telecoms companies with the fastest-growing sales over three years. As you may know, QubeGB has undergone a period of exponential growth, enjoying annual sales growth of 63% over the last 3 years. As one of four companies headquartered in Scotland on the Tech Track 100, this is the second year we have made the prestigious listing.
Steve Langan, managing director of Hiscox UK and Europe, the title sponsor of the league table commented:
‘It takes a number of qualities to be recognised as a Tech Track 100 business. Having well defined company values, a focus on nurturing talent and achieving customer satisfaction, and an eye on future-proofing your business are all important attributes. Many former Tech Track 100 companies have gone on to become stand-out successes’.
The full Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 can be read at: http://www.fasttrack.co.uk/fasttrack/downloads/TechTrack100.pdf
QubeGB were awarded accreditation to IS0 22301 Business Continuity Management. The accreditation demonstrates that our effective and robust Business Continuity Management systems and processes will decrease the possibility of disruption should an incident occur.
We were pleased to be awarded certification to the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS). The accreditation further demonstrates our high standards of health and safety.
QubeGB would like to congratulate Chief Operating Officer, Darren Bunker, on being listed as one of the Scottish Business Insider’s Rising Stars of 2014.
The prestigious list celebrates both the successes of Scotland’s most prolific rising stars in business and appraises their global growth ambitions.
As you may know, QubeGB was formed in 2007 and in recent years has enjoyed exponential growth. With a workforce of over 500 employees and subcontractors, QubeGB engineering covers over 98% of the UK including Northern Ireland and Highlands and Islands. Emerging technologies such as Wi-Fi and fibre have been the main drivers for this growth, and going forward, further opportunities for growth in both the UK and Europe are being explored.
The full Rising Stars 2014 list can be read in this month's Scottish Business Insider.
QubeGB were awarded certification to ISO/ IEC 27001 Information Security Management. This demonstrates that our robust information management systems are in accordance with the standard.
Celebrating the UK’s most innovative business leaders, QubeGB's founders were honoured to receive the distinguished EY Entrepreneur of the Year award for Scotland.
QubeGB was the recipient of the Best Small to Medium Sized Business Award at the prestigious Best Business Awards. Andrew Areoff, the Chairman of the Judges, commented: “by concentrating on customer service and providing innovative solutions to clients, telecommunications engineering and installation services company QubeGB, has achieved incredible growth… clearly demonstrating what good customer service can do’.
QubeGB is delighted to have won a prestigious Global Business Excellence award for Outstanding Fast Growth Business. Find out more.
It’s arrived! We’re delighted to announce our new website, introducing a fresh look and feel to match the QubeGB brand, in addition to lots of ways to present our growing team and services. Find out more.
The coaching team for Scotland Rugby under-20 has been finalised, with two highly respected Scottish coaches confirmed as Sean Lineen's lieutenants for the coming season. Simon Cross again takes up his position as defence coach with the national age-grade side. He'll be joined by Gala native, John Dalziel, who will take charge of the forwards for the upcoming 6 Nations championships and next year’s IRB Junior World cup in France. Dalziel, is a former Scotland 7s international and former captain of the Scotland XV. John is also Player Coach at Melrose RFC who are currently back to back Scottish Champions.
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QubeGB has recently won a new contract with HH Global having been approached by Andrea Porter, former Sales Director at Kesslers International.
The contract involves visiting 534 Swinton Insurance Retail locations across the UK to replace current Point of Sale units. These units will then be renewed every quarter, resulting in over 2,100 visits from QubeGB each year.
If this project proves successful it will undoubtedly open doors for other major clients of HH Global to use QubeGB as their preferred installation company. HH Global provides Global Brand Campaign Management to brands and retailers across Europe, the US, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific and delivers for some of the most successful and challenging brands in the world.
We're recruiting for new regional managers to cover our South of England and Midlands regions. The successful applicants will receive an excellent package, including an attractive salary, bonus, leased vehicle, laptop, mobile and the security and career that a growing company can provide. Find out more about careers at QubeGB.
We're starting 2012 off with a bang! Over the last few months, QubeGB has launched a massive recruitment campaign, welcoming hundreds of new employees and self-employed contractors from Engineers to Quality Assurance Officers and Managers. By bringing on new talent, we're aiming to achieve 100% UK coverage. Over the upcoming months, we’ll be bringing on even more new hires. Each new QubeGB team member benefits from in-depth training that helps achieve the highest quality service for our customers. Want to find out more about working at QubeGB? Visit Careers, or email us your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a cover letter to let us know which job role you would like to apply for.
We anticipate an exciting Melrose Sevens rugby tournament and are proud to be 2012's media centre sponsor. Read more in our latest news release from QubeGB.