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Ground Control becomes Living Wage Employer

Landscape and maintenance contractor, Ground Control, has strengthened its employer credentials by committing to pay its workers the Living Wage. Its employees across the country will earn £9.50 per hour – or £10.85 if based in in London. Both rates ...

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Ground Control one of the top UK companies to work for

Landscape and maintenance contractor, Ground Control, has been named as one of the country’s best companies to work for. Acknowledged in the Best Companies List, the UK’s respected annual analysis of workplace engagement, Ground Control was recognised for its corporate ...

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GRITIT rebrands as OUTCO

GRITIT Group is relaunching under the new brand of OUTCO. Following the recent acquisition of surfacing and engineering business NMC Group Ltd, the Group says the OUTCO brand reflects the company’s evolution into “the UK’s leading outdoor estate compliance experts ...

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Ground Control receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Landscaping and maintenance services firm, Ground Control, has been awarded the highly prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation for its unique ‘Gateway Compliance Matrix’ resource management system, which allows the company to target and compete for contracts. The platform ...

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Tivoli lands new deal with English Heritage

Specialist grounds maintenance service provider, Tivoli Group has expanded its partnership with English Heritage, following a new contract award covering the South East Region. Tivoli has been working with English Heritage since 2003, delivering high-specification grounds maintenance to prominent historic ...

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Green & Tidy Landscapes acquired by Grounds Care Group

Surrey-based Grounds Care Group has strengthened its offering in the Thames Valley region having completed its acquisition of Green & Tidy Landscapes Ltd. As well as Green & Tidy’s client base, Grounds Care Group will also take on all staff ...

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idverde wins 10-year deal in Kensington and Chelsea

Grounds maintenance and landscaping firm, idverde, has won a 10-year grounds maintenance, sports and bereavement services contract with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea that will achieve carbon neutrality in year one. By placing sustainability and the environment at ...

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Ground Control achieves carbon neutral certification four years ahead of schedule

Landscaping and maintenance services firm, Ground Control, has reached its goal of achieving carbon neutral certification four years ahead of schedule. Certification by the Carbon Trust followed a detailed analysis of Ground Control’s carbon emissions and illustrates the company’s commitment ...

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Mitie Landscapes introduces zero emission gritting service

The landscaping arm of Mite has launched the UK’s first zero emission gritting service for commercial use, using a 100 per cent electric vehicle (EV) with a battery-powered gritter attached and sustainable white marine salt. The new service is being ...

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Ground Control supporting apprentices with learning difficulties

With the 14th annual National Apprenticeship Week due to begin on Monday, landscaping and maintenance services provider Ground Control has announced its involvement in an industry-first scheme to help support apprentices with learning difficulties. Under the scheme, Ground Control provides practical help and ...

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