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New standards setting a foundation for success

07/06/2018

Lanes Utilities is using new international standards to integrate its management systems in a process that is already delivering significant benefits for its teams and clients. The business, part of Lanes Group plc, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, is the wastewater network services maintenance partner for Thames Water. Lanes Utilities has transitioned to new…

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Pioneering wellbeing programme wins water award

23/05/2018

Lanes Group plc has won the Health and Wellbeing category in the Water Industry Achievement Awards for its pioneering work to support its people in the workplace. It has developed a wellbeing app for measuring happiness at work combined with a practical support programme led by a qualified wellbeing and mental health practitioner. The initiative,…

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Charlie has 104 reasons he’s an inspiration for his family

15/05/2018

Charlie Hanson puts it down to black treacle on his breakfast porridge but staying physically active and enjoying the daily crossword will also have helped him reach the age of 104. The United Nations is marking International Family Day (#internationalFamilyDay) on 15 May 2018, to recognise the family as a building block of societies around…

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Lanes achieves Gold status with Constructionline

17/04/2018

Lanes Group plc has achieved Gold membership with Constructionline, giving customers enhanced assurance about safety, quality, and environmental management standards. The company, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, says achieving the enhanced membership reflected its determination to be a leader in its sector on quality, health, safety and environment. Lanes Group Health, Safety, Quality and…

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Lanes goes digital to boost lone worker safety

05/04/2018

Drainage engineers at Lanes Group plc are benefitting from extra safety protection when they work by themselves during unsociable hours. The company, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, has invested in Skyguard, a digital personal safety service. Drainage personnel can be issued with a Skyguard digital fob that detects if a person collapses or remains…

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Pioneering wellbeing programme “changing lives” at utility specialist

05/04/2018

A wellbeing programme developed by Lanes Group plc is combining cutting-edge digital app technology with professional mental health practitioner support for the first time. The approach, praised by industry leaders and in line to win two national water industry awards, is helping transform the lives of employees faced with major personal problems. The wellbeing programme…

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