Supporting Bradford District Care Trust – Therapeutic Green Space Project

In support of our chosen charity Better Lives we have volunteered our services for the new BDCT Green Space Project. The allotment site is set to be the first Therapeutic Green Space available to patients under the care of the Early Intervention Psychosis teams across the country. We will be supporting by volunteering our time and expertise to the project, along with some of our long standing suppliers donating materials to the project. L- R in the photo:Dean Draper, Production Manager, PEC; Sohan Panesar, Managing Director, PEC; Elizabeth Dickinson, Early Intervention Worker, BDCFT; Helen Verity, Fundraising Officer, Better Lives Charity;…

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P.E.C. nominate ‘Better Lives Charity’ as our lead charity for fundraising from January 2021 to January 2023

We are proud to announce our support of the local Bradford District Care Trust ‘Better Lives Charity’. Our fundraising efforts over the next two years will be driven to raising funds for Better Lives. We are excited to have had the opportunity to become the charities first corporate sponsor since their rebranding in May this year. Over the last 12 months we have been focused on implementing various wellbeing programmes into our business centred around Mental Health and so we are looking forward to seeing what advances our new relationship with the charity will bring as we collaborate together and…

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In Loving Memory of Steve McMillan

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear ex-employee, colleague and friend Steve McMillan.  Steve worked with us from 2002 to January 2020. He was a fantastic joiner, probably the best we have ever seen, who inspired so many of our employees throughout all ranks, he was a real asset to the P.E.C. team. This news has rippled throughout our company, raising many fond memories of Steve. Our loyal client’s always requested Steve on their sites and so he became a regular face of P.E.C. nationwide. Our thoughts are with his wife Nina and their…

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PEC are Proud to support Time to Change

In the difficult times we find ourselves in our Mental and Physical Health has never been so important. To show our support for our employees mental well-being, on the 18th May 2020, the first day of Mental Health Awareness Week, we decided as a business to take the ‘Time to Change Pledge’ and make a step in the right direction to end the stigma surrounding Mental Health in the workplace. We look forward to the next 12 months as we progress with Time to Change.

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PEC at The Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2019

PEC were delighted to be back at the Yorkshire Property Industry Awards on Thursday 19th September 2019. The prestigious event was held at New Dock Hall, Leeds and aimed to showcase the very best that the industry has to offer. The much desired ticket in the world of property, the Insider awards evening attracted hundreds from across the industry to celebrate the achievements of peers and some even took home a piece of silverware. The night saw businesses recognised from across 14 award categories and the Property Personality of the Year award made a welcome return. PEC were proud to…

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Spotlight – Apprenticeships

Jack Johnson & Jake Troy.  As PEC are about to take on several new apprentices next week, we ask two of their continuing apprentices about their experiences with the company so far. Jack Johnson is 17 years old and lives in Leeds.  Jack joined PEC last September as an apprentice, he is working towards becoming a fully qualified Site Joiner and believes that PEC can offer the experience and training needed for a fulfilling career.  Jack enjoys making items with wood and takes pride in seeing the finished product completed.  He hopes his skills and dedication will contribute to a…

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Bright Idea Reduces Business Energy Costs

Contracting, manufacturing and shopfitting company PEC has identified a growing demand from developers and landlords to reduce energy costs by installing sustainable internal and external lighting schemes. According to The Carbon Trust, lighting in buildings accounts for around a sixth of total UK electricity use. 73% is used in commercial and industrial applications, with the balance in domestic applications. On average, 25% of an organisation’s electricity costs come from lighting. PEC is working with many of its clients to deliver sustainable lighting schemes which promise significant cost-savings. PEC commercial director Suki Panesar said: “Estates and facilities managers with multi-storey car…

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PEC Completes Fit-Out Of New Urgent Primary Care Centre In Bracknell

Fit-out and finishing specialist PEC has completed a six-week transformation of an unused area at the Royal Berkshire Bracknell Healthspace into a new Urgent Care Centre. The modern clinic was handed over to specialist provider OneMedical Care at the start of April. PEC’s dedicated team remodelled the existing space to create a large office area and waiting room, four treatment rooms, a plaster room, clean and dirty utility areas and a Patient Education Centre. One treatment room is dedicated for use by young patients and has been designed to be child-friendly with colourful screens and wipe down toys. PEC managing…

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PEC Signs Up Teddy Bear Helpers To Raise Funds For Charity

Bradford-based specialist finishing and fit-out firm PEC plans to boost support for the city’s most vulnerable young people by announcing children’s charity Barnardo’s as its chosen charity for this year. PEC has been fundraising for Barnardo’s Turnaround Service in Bradford which works with vulnerable young people who are at risk of sexual exploitation or who go missing from home. One of their initiatives has been selling teddy bears which make ideal presents for children and loved ones. PEC Chairman Balbir Panesar said: “The people who run the service are fantastic, dedicated to helping others. As a company we decided we…

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