Rotherham Careers Event Brings Employment Opportunities

Mears brought together local businesses and organisations to showcase employment and training opportunities at the annual Local Employment Advisory Forum (LEAF) event in Rotherham. Over 1,429 students and jobseekers attended the LEAF event, held at the Magna Science Adventure Centre. … Read more

Free workshops to inspire more women into trades

Women are being encouraged into the building maintenance sector with a series of free ‘trade’ taster workshops organised by Mears supported by CITB, working in partnership with Construction Youth Trust. The first of these workshops were delivered this week in … Read more

Response to Autumn Statement

Mears dismayed Chancellor overlooks social care crisis In response to the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement today, Mears Executive Director Alan Long said: Mears Group is dismayed that the Chancellor did not address the crisis in social care in his Autumn Statement … Read more

Mears condemns council care contract as “danger to public”

Mears Group, one of the UK’s leading providers of homecare for elderly and vulnerable people, has condemned Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council for offering new rates that would lead to unworkable pay and conditions for care workers. As a consequence, Mears … Read more

Chloe reaches final of Women in Housing Awards

Congratulations to Mears Gas Engineer Chloe Muncey for reaching the final of the Women in Housing Awards. Chloe was shortlisted for the Young Achiever Award for being a remarkable role model with a ‘can do’ attitude and a strong passion … Read more

Genesis appoints Mears estate services

Genesis Housing Association has appointed Mears as one of its providers of estates services.  The contract, which goes live today (1 November), will see Mears and Just Ask manage communal cleaning and ground maintenance services at properties across the Genesis … Read more

Mears Highly Commended at National Apprenticeship Awards

Mears has been highly commended at the South West National Apprenticeship Awards. The Awards recognise excellence in businesses that grow their own talent as well as apprentices who have made a significant contribution to their workplaces. Mears was highly commended … Read more

Dedicated customer service Twitter account goes live

One of the UK’s leading social housing and care companies has launched a new Twitter account dedicated to providing customer support. Mears Group Plc, which operates throughout the UK, places great emphasis on customer service and communications, and is confident the new service is … Read more