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Simons Group's 2015/16 Corporate Responsibility Report

An introduction from Tom Robinson, Chief Executive: I always enjoy the time of year when I am handed the Corporate Responsibility Report in draft to read. I make a point of reading it from cover to cover in one sitting, as this gives such a fantastic view of everything we have set about achieving ...read more

Simons Group's 2015/16 Corporate Responsibility report summary

We are proud to issue the annual corporate responsibility report summary. This report measures our activities against our core values, the backbone of our business. Highlights include: 32 days spent across our workforce on volunteering projects using out new employee volunteering programme 100% ...read more

Simons host 18th Supplier's Day to share best practice with supply chain

Simons Group have hosted their 18th annual Supplier's Day at the company's head office in Lincoln, with members of the company's sustainability, health and safety, industrial, retail and healthcare teams collaborating with suppliers to share further develop on the company's ‘Building ...read more

Simons Project Managers shortlisted for Construction Manager of the Year Awards

Two project managers from Simons Group have been named as finalist at this year's Construction Manager of the Year Awards (CMYA). Marat Mugttinov has been recognised in the ‘New Build and Refurbishment - Between £3-5 million‘ category for leading the Simons Construction team ...read more

New Finance Director appointed at Simons Group

We are delighted to announce that Mike Kasher has, today, joined the Operations Board of Simons Group as Group Finance Director. Mike replaces Christian O'Connell who left the business on 1st July 2016 after four and a half, very successful, years with the business. Mike Kasher joined Simons Group ...read more

Is same-sexism a silent threat to business? Great Business Debate Blog

Following on from a great response to our previous blogs for the Great Business Debate, our Communications Manager Izy Dixon has written a piece looking at the potential risk of same-sexism and the need for total equality in business. Take a look at the blog on the Great Business Debate's ...read more

Simons start work on new Asda store in Devon

Simons have begun work on the construction of a new Asda supermarket in the centre of Barnstaple, Devon. Thescheme consists of a 79,000 sq ft steel frame structure with a 40,000 sq ft shop floor area that incorporates George atAsda, a deli and a new style cafeteria, along with other facilities. ...read more

Simons scoops three awards for being an outstanding considerate constructor

Simons has won a Silver and two Bronze Awards at the prestigious Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2016National Site Awards for AG Barr at Magna Park (Silver), M&S's Simply Food store at Meole Brace and John Lewisand Waitrose at Horsham (both Bronze).Over 3,500 guests from construction ...read more

Responsible Business : Great Business Debate Blog

In line with Responsible Business Week, our Chief Executive Tom Robinson has written a blog for The Great Business Debate,considering why we should be responsible in business and the fundamental principles of this approach that we learn at an early stage. Take a look and please share your ...read more

Update from MIPIM

Take a look at the latest update from MIPIM by Mark Noonan, our Customer Relationship Director… Two days into MIPIM 2016 and how does the world of property feel? Well, it certainly feels dominated by residential and it feels like the UK investment is leading that charge. Be it debating ...read more

Simons Group announce new Distribution Director

Simons have announced an internal promotion; appointing Mark Shea as Sector Director for Industrial and Distribution.Mark joined Simons in September 2015 and has played an instrumental role in securing numerous project wins recently, alongside supporting several project teams with his extensive ...read more

Join us at MIPIM 2016

We are delighted to share our attendees for MIPIM 2016:Graeme Cosgrove, Group Director of DevelopmentsMark Noonan, Customer Relationship DirectorJulia Loach Martin, Business Development ConsultantMark Noonan said of the attendance, “MIPIM is a great opportunity to meet up with contacts old ...read more

Simons celebrate Macmillan Coffee Morning

To celebrate the national Macmillan Coffee Morning, employees at Simons donned their baking aprons and embarked upon a bake off, raising over £360 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Mrs Helen Roberts, the proud mother of Mandy Green (our Lead Receptionist and Events Co-ordinator), kindly stepped ...read more

Simons Group make new Director appointments

To support the business' planned growth, Simons have made internal promotions and an external appointment within the company‘s Construction business unit. John Hallam, an employee of Simons Group for over 25 years has been promoted to Sector Director of Retail. Miles Thomas, a member of the ...read more

Simons Group appoints Clem Constantine as Non-Executive Director

Simons Group are delighted to announce the appointment of Clem Constantine as a Non- Executive Director.Having spent 8 years at Marks and Spencer as the Director of Property and Development and 16 years with Arcadia Group, Clem has a remarkable knowledgeof the property and retail industries, and ...read more

Simons Group launch 'Building Healthier'

On World Health Day, Simons Group launched a company wellbeing strategy, Building Healthier. To celebrate the launch, representatives from Lincolnshire Sport, Macmillan Cancer Support and EPOC (Early Presentation of Cancer programme) were on hand to share advice and tips for healthy living, along ...read more

Simons Group host easter competition with St John's Primary School in Horsham

Simons Construction have completed a hoarding competition with St John's Primary School in Horsham. In January, members of the contractor‘s project team behind the new Waitrose and John Lewis stores visited St John‘s Primary School to talk to the children about the project and ...read more

New Construction Director Announced at Simons Group

Simons Group are delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Holden as the company's new Group Construction Director. Mark begins at Simons on Monday 30March. With over 25 years construction industry experience and a Civil Engineer by training, Mark has held a number of Director level roles and ...read more

Simons Group recognised as an Investor in People

Simons Group has been awarded the Investors in People Silver standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people.Investors in People is the UK's leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth of resources for ...read more

Simons Group host Wellbeing Day for employees

To raise awareness for World Mental Health Day today, Lincolnshire-based property solutions company Simons Group have been encouraging employees to look at their own wellbeing by hosting local specialists and workshops.Organisations that joined Simons for the day included Mind, Access LN6, ...read more

Simons Groups 2013-14 Corporate Responsibility Report

We are incredibly proud to issue the annual corporate responsibility report, featuring targets and highlights measurable against the company's values. Highlights include: 30% female workforce (against national average of 11% in construction) An accident Incident Rate (AIR) score of 357, against a ...read more

Simons Group welcomes new additions to business

As the company celebrates 70 years of business this year, Simons Group has welcomed over 25 new faces to the head office in Lincoln, including an entirely new Human Resources department. The company has seen a fluctuation in employee figures over its 70 years of business. The company began with ...read more

Feedback for our Developments team

Have a look at the latest feedback for our developments team, following the time they have spent on the North Lincolnshire Shopping Park. Our construction team are now on site and the shopping park will be opening Winter 2014. Keep an eye on the news for the latest on the project. ...read more

Simons Group's Woodland Trust Tree Planting Day

Simons Group have paid for 1,493 trees to be managed by the Woodland Trust for their entire lifetime. Despite the weather there were smiles all around and with a phenomenal show of team spirit from everyone, we managed to plant 1,500 trees in just 3 hours - Meaning that we have offset the ...read more

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