Tuesday, 27 September 2016

HM Forces Bovis Homes Offer

At Bovis Homes we understand the unique time pressures that those serving in the armed forces face.

The Armed Forces All Inclusive Discount Scheme has been designed not only to minimise the potential financial outlay of buying a new home, but some of the hassle and hidden costs that go along with it.
This exclusive package includes:

• A price discount of £500 for every £25,000 you spend on a Bovis Home. This equates to 2% of the list price.

• All curtains, carpets and flooring included. This means you won’t need to worry about measuring up, just bring your furniture!

• Bovis Homes will also contribute £500 towards your legal costs (when you use one of our referred independent solicitors).

• As well as all of this, with the Bovis Homes specification you get built-in kitchen appliances (from Hotpoint and Indesit) included in the price as standard. So that’s the hob, oven, fridge freezer, washing machine* and dishwasher* sorted too.

Click HERE to view and/or download the leaflet

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Thursday, 8 September 2016

BBC iPlayer – TV Licence

A change in the law – You need a TV Licence for BBC iPlayer

As of 1 September 2016, a change in the law means you need to  be covered by a TV Licence to download or watch BBC programmes on demand - including catch up TV - on BBC iPlayer. This applies to all devices, including a smart TV, desktop computer or laptop, mobile phone, tablet, digital box or games console.

Armed Forces Covenant - Mears Group

Mears Group sign the Armed Forces Corporate Covernant.  Please click HERE to view.

Mears Shropshire Home Services is the Home Improvement Agency serving the county of Shropshire. We deliver a range of services designed to promote and maintain independent living for the older, vulnerable and disabled people of Shropshire. Whether this be aids and adaptations through the Disability Facilities Grant process or through the Handyperson Service offering a range skills such as carpentry, plumbing and general small building repairs – we enable people to remain living in their own homes and environment, independently, safely and securely for as long as they can.

Mears is an organisation that challenges its local branches to get involved in local communities, offering social value in many different ways.

The Shropshire Branch would like to offer and support members of the armed forces and their families, especially those leaving the services and venturing into “civvy street” the opportunity of work placements to shadow our Small Repairs Technicians in the field to learn new basic skills or office based staff to learn the various business roles that are fundamental to the day to day operation of any organisation.

In addition to this the General manager, John Simcox,  would be willing to assist with CV writing, mock interviews and advice on how to approach vacancies and job applications to assist transitioning or former Military personnel finding gainful employment.
Should any current or former Armed Forces personnel wish to take up this offer, please contact John Simcox at John.Simcox@mearsgroup.co.uk or call 01743 458332

John Simcox

General Manager

Junction Box Programme - Free for HM Forces Veterans

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