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South East Consortium

SEC are a not for profit organisation delivering efficiency savings to the South East public sector including social housing providers, local authorities, education and health related organisations. Their members now collectively manage over 170,000 properties.


April 28th, 2017 by

The Homeless Foundation

The 86th Member to join EEM is the Homeless Foundation. The main objective of the Homeless Foundation is: “to relieve, either individually or generally, persons who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress on a National basis”.


April 24th, 2017 by

Housing Plus

Housing Plus Group was formed in October 2016 and now provides homes and services to customers across Shropshire and Staffordshire.

With 12,000 apartments, houses, bungalows and flats as well as 600 employees, the Housing Plus Group is a significant midlands employer, purchaser and business partner whilst providing homes and services for communities across the two counties.

Website: www.housingplusgroup.co.uk

April 18th, 2017 by

New Framework: Vinyl Sheet Flooring and Wet Room Flooring

The EEM framework for the Supply & Fit of Vinyl Sheet Flooring and Wet Room Flooring has been updated and re-tendered and is now ready to use.

If you are a public sector organisation wishing to enquire about this framework, please email louisa@eem.org.uk or call 01623 729946 to request the full specification and pricing schedule.

This framework has been established for the provision of the following services:

  • Preparation of floors, including removal of existing floor covering and repairs to existing floorboards etc.
  • Laying of new boarding or screed
  • Supply and fitting of various floor coverings, including but not limited to Vinyl sheet flooring, Vinyl tiles or Wet room flooring, for example, Altro, Polysafe or Safetred
  • Repairs to existing flooring, for example, damaged or missing tiles or tears in sheet flooring.
  • Any additional elements associated with the works listed above.

The framework also includes for bespoke/specialist works to be undertaken such as the supply and fitting of various flooring within commercial settings including but not limited to hospitals, universities and offices.

The contract commenced on Monday 3rd April 2017 and expires on Friday 2nd April 2021.

The framework has been split into three regional lots which were awarded to the below contractors:

Lot 1: Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire

  • T&S Heating Ltd
  • Neil Shacklock Ltd
  • Slack & Co Floors

Lot 2: Leicestershire and Northamptonshire

  • T&S Heating Ltd
  • Neil Shacklock Ltd

Lot 3: Lincolnshire

  • Neil Shacklock Ltd

How to call off from this framework

Contracts can be called off from this arrangement by either direct selection or by mini competition. EEM Members are able to define their scope of works, duration, specification and any specific clauses or social value requirements needed to satisfy in-house procedures and meet any local initiatives. Templates are available through EEM if required. Following this, Members have a choice of either EEM managing the procurement process through Delta where necessary or to conduct the process themselves with our support. EEM have a Projects Officer (Louisa Payne) who can arrange and attend your kick start meeting and provide ongoing support throughout the contract.

In the first instance, please contact Louisa on louisa@eem.org.uk to discuss your requirements and to request the specification and pricing schedules.

April 4th, 2017 by

Hanover Housing Association

Hanover Housing Association are one of the UK’s leading non-profit providers of housing and services for the over 55s.


April 4th, 2017 by

EEM Welcomes 84th Member!

EEM are delighted to welcome Hanover Housing Association as a new member taking the total membership to 84 public sector organisations benefiting from cost and efficiency savings through EEM’s collaborative procurement model.

Hanover Housing Association is a national leader in providing a range of attractive and affordable homes and related services designed exclusively for older people, helping to meet individual needs and local demands.

The company has around 19,000 rental, sale and shared ownership properties in approximately 600 locations across England. This includes nearly 2,500 Extra Care Housing properties where residents can access 24-hour care on site.

The services for residents include Hanover on Call, providing 24/7 alarm call monitoring and telecare assistance, and a free and confidential Be Wise advice services which have helped identify over £6 million of extra income for residents over the last four years.

The organisation’s 50-year history, expertise and track record in innovation make Hanover a trusted provider for those wishing to live independent, active and fulfilling lives. As a not-for-profit organisation, any surplus made is reinvested into maintaining properties, improving services and building more homes for older people.

If you are a public sector organisation interested in benefiting from free EEM membership, please email info@eem.org.uk or call 01623 729945 to find out more.

March 29th, 2017 by

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust provide a wide range of services to a population of more than 550,000 people in Worcestershire as well as caring for patients from surrounding counties and further afield.


March 17th, 2017 by

EEM shortlisted for Celebrating Construction Award

EEM have been shortlisted for the Client of the Year award at the Celebrating Construction Awards 2017.

Lift & Engineering Services Ltd nominated EEM and put forward the entry which explains the efficiency and simplicity of the EEM model and the services provided as well as the £300,000 invested into community projects in the last 3 years and the £58,000 donated to charities as a result of the fundraising which takes place at the annual Building Communities Awards.

Judges are looking for a construction client that has shown exemplary excellence and best practice in their approach and which demonstrates:

  • Clear and consistent leadership of their supply chain
  • A commitment to procurement based on quality, value and collaboration not just price
  • Real benefits for all parties, evidenced by objective measurement criteria such as KPIs
  • The tools they have used to assist them and the supply chain on this journey
  • The positive impact their work has had on their organisation, the industry and the wider community and which might be used elsewhere to support continuous improvement

The 2017 Awards will be celebrated at the Nottingham Belfry on 19 May 2017. 

March 17th, 2017 by

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is the local authority of the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire. The council was created by the Local Government Act 1972.


March 16th, 2017 by

Brunts Charity

Mansfield based Brunts Charity offers housing solutions to people over the age of 60 who are resident in the Mansfield area, have a local connect and are in need, hardship or distress.



March 10th, 2017 by

EEM Newsletter – March 2017

Please click here to view the March 2017 newsletter.

Catch up with all the latest news including:

  • The Latest EEM Members
  • Framework and Tender News
  • Building Communities Awards 2017 – The Winners
  • Free Training and Development Events

Want to find out more about EEM?
Click here to view a concise brochure explaining the key benefits of utilising EEM frameworks.

March 7th, 2017 by


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