MEWP hire Oz-Style: Exchanging Ideas

By Kelly Burgess, Cross Hire Manager

I’m fortunate enough to be taking part in an exchange trip to Australia this month. Thanks to funding from Horizon Platforms and Access Safety Management Ltd, I’m spending three weeks on the other side of the World in the company of MEWP hire professionals and industry experts. I’m hoping to gain an insight into how the work-at-height industry operates in another country and see what lessons can be learned and perhaps, pass on a few pearls of wisdom of my own. Let the adventure begin…

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Safety Gear with Christmas Cheer: Festive Fundraising for Save the Children

By Lucy Normanton, Head of HR

Along with businesses across the nation, the Horizon family donned their cosiest, wackiest, most spectacular festive knit for Christmas Jumper Day – raising worthy funds for Save the Children. The whole team was dealt a healthy dose of festive spirit, so much so that when jolly jumpers didn’t meet our strict health and safety standards our Service Team gave their work gear some Christmas cheer. Read more “Safety Gear with Christmas Cheer: Festive Fundraising for Save the Children”

Celebrating our new HQ: Putting People First starts with Our Family

We celebrated our new state of the art HQ with our Horizon Family.

By Ben Hirst, Managing Director

Here at Horizon, we put people first – but it’s not just our customer who we’ll always go above and beyond for. Our team and Horizon family are at the heart of what makes us a success. That’s why we’ve recently moved into our state-of-the-art, purpose built headquarters in Wakefield to give everyone everything they need to get the job done. It was something to celebrate – so that’s what we did. Read more “Celebrating our new HQ: Putting People First starts with Our Family”

All in a day’s work as Horizon Platforms raises vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Support

Members of Horizon Platforms’ Relationship Support team from Warrington gave up their Saturday to collect money for Macmillan Cancer Support at Toys R Us in Warrington. Left to right are: Andrew Birchall, Laura Buzzard and Amy Harrison.

By Laura Buzzard, Senior Relationship Support Manager

As much as I love my job helping Horizon Platforms’ customers with their day-to-day access platform hire needs, once in a while it’s nice to do something a bit different, especially when it’s for a worthwhile cause. Sadly, I lost my mum to cancer in February, so when I got the chance to raise money for a leading cancer charity, I jumped at it… Read more “All in a day’s work as Horizon Platforms raises vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Support”