At Irwin M&E we put Corporate Responsibility at the centre of how we run our business.
We are delighted to have won the Commitment to Sustainability and Responsible Business Award at the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Council Business Awards 2022.
Environmental sustainability is one of the core areas of advice that we offer to our clients, so what better way to demonstrate our commitment than to lead by example?
Irwin M&E has an ISO 14001 accredited Environmental Management System in place, and this is fundamental to how we operate our business. It also defines and sets the standard for the advice that we offer to our clients on making their buildings and operations as energy efficient and economical as possible, ensuring they are using products, services and technologies that are resource efficient.
We are committed to recycling as much waste as possible from our projects and have attained a level of 95% waste recycling.
We are committed to making a positive impact in the local communities where we work.
We are keen to promote local sport at youth and grass roots levels, with a particular focus on diversity and women in sport. We have long standing relationships with established sports and community groups in our local area.
We recently donated hockey kits to Armstrong Primary School, Armagh and Lurgan College. We also sponsor local sports clubs through our association with Armagh Hockey Club, Loughgall Football Club and Armagh Rugby Club
We regularly organise and support charity fundraising events locally.
Our success to date is thanks to the hard work and commitment of our employees. We are committed to investing in our employees in return, and are an accredited Investors in People company. Ongoing training and personal development are at the core of this ethos.
We have personalised training plans in place for all employees and provide funding for them to attend courses to further their education and training. We currently have 2 directors who joined them team as apprentices and developed through the company.
We also run an internal training programme for managers called Irwin EDGE. This programme includes areas for specific development to Educate, Develop, Grow and Excel,
We offer benefits for length of service which include additional holiday entitlement.
We provide a wide range of health and wellbeing services which all employees can avail of.
We provide a free health cash plan which allows our team to claim back medical treatment and avail of perks.
As part of the NHS Eat Well initiative our team is provided with free fruit for the first week of every month to encourage one of your 5 a day.
To encourage positive mental, physical and emotional health, we provide mindfulness/headspace stress seminars to help employees identify and manage stress.
We have fully trained IOSH Mental Health First Aiders to provide confidential support across our workforce.
We offer free health checks on hearing, blood pressure, cholesterol, body composition, contributing to overall better health.