February has bought us lots of very exciting new opportunities here at MAN Commercial, including the acquisition of a second office building! As many know, we are based in Solihull in the West Midlands, which is a fantastic location for our Head Office, allowing easy travel to our sites and clients across the UK. With our continued growth and big plans for continued future expansion, we are delighted to reveal we are in the process of purchasing a second office space at Highlands Court, a stone’s throw from our current premises.
We are very much looking forward to kitting the place out MAN Commercial style and moving some of the team across later this year. As security industry key workers, it is essential that many of our Head Office staff continue to be office based throughout the pandemic, and the new space will assist us with ensuring we have a safe, socially distanced space for all.
With growing our base and brand a big focus for us in 2021, we have been working on some special MAN Commercial merchandise that you may have seen pop up on our social media; we have launched hoodies, water bottles and stationary, with more coming soon!
We also have high hopes that Summer 2021 will bring the return of our busy events season – we have already been inundated with enquiries since the Government announcement on the 22nd, so exciting times are ahead!
We have also been busy recruiting this month to expand our keyholding team. Due to more contract wins in this sector, expanding the team will ensure we have 24 hour, 7 days a week dedicated support for our key and alarm response customers.
Recruitment has also been happening in our Finance Team, where we have placed one of our Vetting Officers on a part-time secondment supporting the department; this opportunity has come up thanks to our continued turnover growth increasing the workload.
We have been investing in our officers this month, with IOSH Working Safely training being made available for those who will be working on exciting construction projects we have lined up this year with an existing high-profile distribution client.
As always, mobilisations have been underway for new contracts – we have been busy getting ready for the launch of a new central London concierge assignment, as well as undertaking more work for existing clients in fashion distribution and NHS supply chain. New sites have also gone live in Hinkley and Birmingham. Additionally, we have been hard at work planning and preparing for an exciting upcoming London retail opportunity!