ForViva group member Liberty secures jobs as fellow property services firm prepare for administration
- ForViva group member Liberty secures jobs as fellow property services firm prepare for administration
ForViva group member Liberty has completed the transfer of staff and contracts at Warmer Energy Services as part of an administration process.
National property services business Liberty, which provides services to more than 200,000 homes across England and Wales, has transferred all 143 jobs from Liverpool-based firm.
Warmer, which services 50,000 homes across the North West, was preparing for administration.
The deal will secure the jobs of Warmer staff as well as work within the supply chain and for key subcontractors.
Debbie Attwood, Group Director of People at ForViva said the deal would allow the Group to have an even bigger impact on communities.
“As a social purpose group we believe in a better way to do business,” said Debbie. “We want to do great things by focusing on positive outcomes and using profits for good.
“This deal is great news for Warmer staff and clients and great news for Liberty. It will provide much needed job security for staff transferring to Liberty.
“The combined strength of Liberty and Warmer is unmatched in the property service sector. Together they will stronger and altogether better.”
Liberty, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, provides services in the gas, repairs and maintenance, renewable energy, mechanical and electrical engineering, and construction sectors.
The business currently employs around 1,000 staff, has 11 UK branches and handles more than 2,800 customer calls each day.
ForViva reinvests all of its profits in activities and initiatives that have a positive impact on people. This includes projects aimed at preventing homelessness, improving health, wellbeing and creating new job opportunities.