News and topics of interest

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31 August 2017

Help us to share the word about National Business Fire Protection Day!

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What are you doing to keep your building and employees safe today?

Please make sure you share the word by spreading this post around social media by hitting the...

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24 July 2017

Ventro: Winners of the Plymouth Herald Business Awards 2017

The Plymouth Herald Business Awards is a prestigious glitzy event set up to recognise businesses in and around the South...

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20 July 2017

Ventro: Supported the CHSW Bubble Rush 2017

Two of our team members supported the 2017 Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) Bubble Rush which pledged to raise around £30,000.

The CHSW, a South West based charity that supports the short and precious lives of terminally ill children around the country, held a fun filled event that people all over the country...

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11 July 2017

Ventro: Exclusive installer for Fireco's Dorgard Pro

We are really excited to announce that Ventro is now an exclusive installer for Fireco's Dorgard Pro.

The Dorgard Pro is an inventive, safe solution to having your fire doors wedged open without breaking the law. There are around...

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5 July 2017

Ventro: It is time for urgent changes following the Grenfell Tower fire

The blackened and charred concrete shell of Grenfell became a pivot point in British politics within minutes of hitting the headlines, a stark symbol of inequality and injustice, and a horrifying example of bureaucratic procrastination and red-tape.

BY BRADLEY PALLISTER 

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29 June 2017

Ventro: Excited to announce the opening of new Manchester office

Things are in full swing now that Ventro has finally opened its doors to the new office in Manchester. Things are expanding so quickly and they are only going to keep moving forward, and this is the first change of many!

We are extremely excited as we officially open the doors to our new office located in...

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21 June 2017

Ventro: We're excited to announce the launch of our new website

Exciting times for Ventro today as we launch our new bespoke website, built by Arise and designed by our in-house design team at Ventro after months and months of blood, sweat, and tears, it is finally going live!

We are extremely excited in the office today as we launch our very own bespoke website. Our in-house...

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15 September 2016

Ventro were privleged to exhibit at the EEM Showcase on 29 September, the third of its kind.  This was a day for all of the local authorities and housing associations that are included within the EEM Framework to meet up and network with the EEM Suppliers.

It proved a very successful day, coinciding nicely with the Fire Door Safety Week which Ventro endorse and support, giving us...

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1 September 2016

After a full-on summer (and many new team members) the time was ripe for another team-building event 'Ventro style'!  We braved the swell and took to the Atlantic in a fishing boat, and came back with a ship-load of mackerel, whiting and best of all...a bunch of Ventro's finest!

Thanks for a great day team!

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1 August 2016

Ventro Group is a young, dynamic team with the ambition to make a difference in our market. We are aware that to do this we need to fill our team with the young potential, which is why Ventro Group has been a lifelong supporter of the Focus Learning Trust. Having recruited three members of the team from Focus Learning Trust, we have seen first-hand, just how rewarding investment in education can...

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1 July 2016

We are glad to announce the recent launching of our apprenticeship scheme! Here at Ventro, we believe that apprenticeships are vital in tackling skills shortages and youth unemployment.  Apprenticeships offer young people a high-quality and respected hands on training route and many employers and young people can benefit from them.  Taking on apprentices improves productivity, strengthens...

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15 June 2016

Rob Milligan has also joined the gang, and as a proficient estimator can help our estimating team produce turnaround quote requests even quicker. With a lot of project experience and an eye for detail, Rob will ensure our quotations are with you on time and accurate.

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1 June 2016

Ventro is proud to be a part of a group of local businesses who convene on a regular, two-monthly basis to share knowledge and ideas to help each other forward. Each session focuses on a different fundament of business, and invites guest speakers who are specialists in each area to join in the session and lead the group discussions

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1 March 2016

Ventro are very happy to have acquired Claire as our latest addition to the team. With experience in accountancy practice, this will prove invaluable to our team as she takes the reins of the Finance role, overseeing all the day-to-day operations within the department.

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1 February 2016

Focused, proactive and pragmatic, Dan Reiner brings years of experience and commercial strategy to the board table. He is the Managing Director of Bryson Products a London-based fixings supplier to the construction industry.

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1 January 2016

Yet another welcome addition to the crew, Ventro is happy to announce the arrival of Sion, our more than capable Site Manager. Sion’s role is to supervise the construction sites and run our construction projects on a day-to-day basis and to work closely with our team of engineers to ensure a frictionless and efficient completion of our clients’ projects.

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1 December 2015

It's here, packed with gear.  Just in time and ready to hit the New Year running!

Send an email to sales@ventrogroup.com and we'll get one to you as a belated Christmas present.

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30 November 2015

Our ever-expanding team is excited to welcome Bradley on board, who brings with him a wealth of expertise from the door and joinery industry and is more than ready to apply his experience into providing a better service for our clients.

As Contract Manager, Bradley will be involved hands-on with our projects and is responsible for overseeing all site-based activities to ensure that our...

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15 November 2015

Were you there??...Ventro are proud to have been involved in the Homes Exhibition on which descended thousands of senior housing professionals, representing over 3.5 million homes. The event was held at London Olympia, which proved to be a first-rate venue, and provided an excellent chance to network, learn and share our experience with hundreds of other exhibitors. Look forward to seeing you next...

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1 November 2015

Fireman Jay Liptrot is jailed for 15 months for insufficient fire doors in his rented property.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-34877184

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15 September 2015

Ventro is a part of the Efficiency East Midlands framework, Supporting Housing Associations all across the midlands. EEM is launching a new website, where all of their approved contractors can be found, us included!

Please see the link here: www.efficiency-em.co.uk
 

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1 September 2015

It's fire door safety week! Launched to raise awareness in the critical role of fire doors, and to encourage building owners to maintain their fire doors to an official standard.

We are the originators of the Fire Door Healthcheck, working to maintain fire door compliance. Our audits provide you with a fully triaged and asset labelled report enabling you to prioritise any remedial work.

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1 August 2015

Ventro are constantly on the move...in less than two years we have outsized our previous premises and have relocated to new, spacious offices in the Prince Rock area of Plymouth. Please note our new address for all future visits and correspondence (phone number remains the same: 

               Ventro Ltd

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1 July 2015

We are pleased to introduce Jake to our clients.  He is a sharp, experienced individual with a keen eye for detail, and will be taking up the role of Contracts Team Leader.

You can expect to bump into him in London, Manchester, Scotland...or anywhere else in the UK for that matter!

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1 January 2015

True to our promise, that we will always evolve and bring our client base the most up to date products and services, we are proud to have launched the latest version of the "Ventro Safety Catalogue".  We have removed the lowest selling products and replaced them with innovative new products.

If you are not already on our mailing list or you haven't yet got your copy make sure you claim...

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1 October 2014

OK, so we thought we would go belt and braces...  Having secured our CHAS accreditation in the summer we felt we were on a roll, so we went right on and added the prestigious 'safecontractor APPROVED' badge to our ever-growing list of accreditation.

Ventro hold an acute awareness of health and safety from top to bottom and it is something that is sewn into the fabric of our...

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1 August 2014

Ventro have been hard at work through the summer holidays, and are now proud to include the CHAS Accredited Contractor Certificate among our portfolio of accreditation.

This is evidence of the robust Health and Safety policies and procedures that Ventro insist on, and gives you peace of mind knowing that you are working with safe professionals.

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15 March 2014

We promised you our 2014 Safety Catalogue would be coming online soon - and now it has! Browse through over 15,000 of our health and safety product lines, from fire extinguishers to first aid kits and from safety signs to crowd control.  Ventro are out to make it easy for you - the one stop shop for all your health and safety requirements.

Just click here to access the...

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1 December 2013

Well...it has been an exciting year!  We have enjoyed a healthy year with the fastest level of growth in the history of the company, which in itself speaks volumes about the standard of service we at Ventro insist on.  In particular we would have to attribute much of our success this year to the launch of the Fire Door Healthcheck which has proved very popular with the...

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1 October 2013

Congratulations!  We can now boast a member of the team who has successfully been awarded with the coveted Diploma in Fire Doors.

This means you can be sure that the advice you receive as part of the Ventro experience is up to date and up to standard.

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15 September 2013

Ventro are pleased to introduce Ross Melvin to the ever-growing team.  Ross was recruited into the team, with 5 years of experience in the joinery trade, bringing with him a wealth of technical knowledge and manufacturing contacts.

Ross will be there to engage with our customers and liase between our clientele and our on-site carpenters to ensure that every Fire...

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1 September 2013

If you did not get your letter last month...well now you know!  Ventro have moved from their address in Derriford to new premises in Estover, complete with manufacturing facilities.

Now, with more office space where all our team can meet for conferences and staff events, Ventro are better placed than ever to fully serve our clients.

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1 March 2013

Many of you would have seen steel doors from Ventro in the past without even realising, but now with the further additions we have made to the range we have brought all our steel doors into the Steelex Collection.  This range gives you all the benefits of a traditional steel door; security, strength & durability but when you add the Steelex touch the final product...

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