Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Roofing & Cladding Contractors
  • Year established:
    2001
  • Website:
    http://www.spv-uk.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Westgate, Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 8EX

About SPV Group


What is it like to work for SPV Group

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Working in a high risk industry SPV run a regular training plan which they draw up in conjunction with the CITB & NFRC. Over and above this, in 2016 they have put all supervisors through training to enable them to get gold CSCS cards. They have four team members booked on a heritage roofing course which they have requested and will also ensure they can offer another service to their clients. They have also enrolled all administration members in a customer services NVQ Qualification that they enrolled out to newly promoted supervisors onto the Institute of Roofing management and technician course. The MD Howard is The institute of Roofing Midlands Regional Chair and as such the company has a number of manufacturers CPD courses coming up later in the year. In 2016, SPV enrolled two new apprentices on a built up felt roofing apprenticeship with a further two to be enrolled later in the year. In 2016 they put three team members through a cladding apprenticeship which they are due to complete in early 2017. In 2015, they enrolled six team members on the pilot Liquid Waterproofing Specialist up skill Course. This programme was written by the Liquid Roofing and Waterproofing Association in conjunction with the CITB to infill the training gap in the industry between the Apprenticeship and OSAT. SPV Group then subsequently put a further three team members through the course early this year. In 2016 they enrolled a further three onto the Liquid Waterproofing Specialist Apprenticeship course.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
In 2016 SPV Group agreed to sponsor the football team at a local school. Thanks to this sponsorship the children will be able to represent the school in brand new Nike kit. SPV have also written into the commercial agreement with Walsall football club that once the kit is delivered, the team can go down to the Walsall ground to watch a match and have some photos with the team. They offer a box at Walsall to not only employees but also as prizes for various fundraising events. SPV Group sponsor a national hot rods for the warehouse operative Adrian Bennett who races this all over the country and is very successful with his racing SPV sponsor a local youngster Alex Petheran who commented "When SPV Group said they would sponsor me in August 2015, I was made up. It allowed me and Dad finish the 2016 season very strongly. We upgraded our engine and have had great results.” In early 2016 following heavy rainfall at a local self-funded dogs home, SPV were approached to assist with roof repairs. The company provided free of charge repairs to all roofs and gutters ensuring the roofs are now watertight. SPV Group are delighted to have recently been presented with The Bringing Midlands Businesses Together Award by Grays Promotions. SPV are open to the hiring of people with all abilities and experience and have a few team members who are ex-offenders who have now turned their lives around and also some team members who are unable to read and write but are still excellent at their jobs. SPV ensure they put them with someone who is able to read and write to complete all necessary paperwork.
My Company
My Company
The vision was drawn up at a brainstorming session of all Managers who felt that if everyone had their input in this, it would be more likely to be taken on board and implemented. This was rolled out to all team members in bulletins, employee representative meetings and the annual companywide meetings. SPV also communicate this though all forms of social media.

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Benefits:

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    25

  • Average Age:

    35

  • Staff Turnover:

    4%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    79%

  • Staff:

    91

  • Male : Female:

    91% / 9%

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