As an organisation, McFT has committed to raising £2,500 to support World Cup Rugby Star, Will Greenwood MBE and his team on their Arctic Challenge in aid of research into pre-term birth. The internal challenge has been named 'McFiT' and the company has been divided into 12 teams.
McFT's intern and graduate programme goes from strength to strength with a number of interns returning to join the team as full time employees. The latest of these is Terence Horsman who joins us from Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen, the Netherlands. Here's what he's up to ...
As an organisation, McFT chooses to walk away from contracts where cost reduction is the only focus, without thought to the outcome or how a service is actually going to be delivered for the cost. The Carillion collapse has clearly illustrated the dangers of the cost cutting culture. A recent article in The Guardian gives a harsh critique of the joint select committee enquiry including this joint statement issued after the event from Frank Field MP and Rachel Reeves MP: “This morning, a series of delusional characters maintained that everything was hunky dory until it all went suddenly and unforeseeably wrong.”
Read extracts from the article and a link to the original ...
Each time a member of our team gets excellent feedback we contribute to a charity - a different one each month, nominated and chosen by our team. A win-win situation! January's charity was Sebastian's Action Trust for which we raised £305
Kitchen Maintenance : confidence that the agreed Scope of Works is really what is needed – and has actually been carried out!
What’s the difference between a fridge, a dishwasher, a gas cooker and an electric toaster? Quite a lot?? We think so.
For the first time, commercial kitchen maintenance is based on a task list specifically focused around a type of equipment:
Meet the latest cohort of trainee engineers who will be undergoing an extensive training programme to bring them up to speed.
What’s this? Another scare story about greenhouse gases?
Yes and no : it is a scary story – but it’s real. The results are already with us – not in terms of holes in ozone layers, but in the cost of R404 increasing by 600% last year (and only going up) because, in line with legislation, supply is now being throttled back. And R404 is installed in a wide range of counters, cabinets and coldrooms – with no neat, simple, cheap, or even definitive replacement…
Although the main office will be closed, there will be engineer cover over the Christmas period - details of how to contact them here ...
Our teams in both the UK and the UAE are making great strides working with the major manufacturers and providing service and warranty work.
It was great to see everyone enter into the spirit of Christmas Jumper Day once again. We especially liked the extra trimmings on Gordon's jumper!