‘Outstanding’ CQC rating for Mears Bristol

Mears’ care service in Bristol has been rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Only 2% of all adult social care services in England have received this top rating since 2014 in 33,000 inspections. The service mainly provides … Read more

Mears rejects cut-price care contract

Mears Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of homecare for elderly and vulnerable people, is withdrawing its services to Essex County Council after 15 years over concerns for safety and pay conditions. Essex County Council’s new homecare contract proposes … Read more

Supporting Armed Forces Day

As part of our commitment to signing the Armed Forces Covenant, Mears is fully supporting Armed Forces Day on Saturday 24th June. Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up … Read more

Regarding Use of Dust Masks and Beards

There has been criticism today from Unite the Union about a letter sent to some operatives regarding the use of dust masks and beards. The full and official Mears response is as follows: Mark Elkington, Group Health and Safety Director of … Read more

Free workshop aims to inspire more women into the trades

On Friday 19th May 15 women from London attended a free ‘trade’ taster workshop focused on Repairs & Maintenance and organised by Mears Group, the leading provider of maintenance services to social housing, working in partnership with Construction Youth Trust. … Read more

TPAS Excellence in Contractor Engagement award win

A partnership between Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC) and Mears has scooped the award for ‘Excellence in Contractor Engagement’ at the Northern TPAS Awards in Manchester. TPAS (Tenants Participation Advisory Service), England’s leading tenant engagement experts, recognises compelling and inspirational … Read more

Significant savings in Highlands schools deal

The Highland Council and Mears, in conjunction with Alpha Schools (Highlands), have concluded negotiations to agree cost and risk reduction measures on the PPP Highland Schools Project, that are set to deliver million pound savings to the Council over the … Read more

Mears Care awarded national Customer Service Excellence

Mears Care, which provides personal care to over 30,000 elderly and disabled people in their own homes every day, has achieved national accreditation for Customer Service Excellence. The Government-backed award follows three years of assessments, measuring: customer insight, the culture … Read more

Five Stars for Mears teams

Twelve more Mears branches and teams have received Five Star ratings for their standards of excellence. Star ratings are based on year-round measurement by our Customer and Community Success team against our five behaviours (motivational, empowering, customer positive, high standards … Read more