CSR and Affiliations
Hexagon are big charity fundraisers and have been involved with many charities over the years. This year our chosen charities is Midlands Air Ambulance. This year, Nikki completed the Great Midlands Fun Run and raised over £700. She's also donated what seemed like half of her house when they were opening their newest fundraising shop. It's part of who we are and we enjoy giving something back.
Over the years' we have raised funds and given support to lots of charities such as Cancer Research, Helping Handbags for victims of domestic violence and homeless women, YMCA, Homeless outreach, Midlands Air Ambulance and Cords for Life (Anthony Nolan).
British Institute of Facilities Management – BIFM http://www.bifm.org.uk
Our MD Nikki holds the position of Events Co-ordinator for the BIFM Midlands Region and sits on the committee for Women in FM.
The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is the professional body for facilities management (FM). Founded in 1993, we promote excellence in facilities management for the benefit of practitioners, the economy and society. Supporting and representing over 17,000 members around the world, both individual FM professionals and organisations, and thousands more through qualifications and training.
We promote and embed professional standards in facilities management. Committed to advancing the facilities management profession we provide a suite of membership, qualifications, training and networking services designed to support facilities management practitioners in performing to the best of their ability.
Facilities management professionals are responsible for services that enable and support business. Roles cover management of a wide range of areas including: health and safety, risk management, business continuity, procurement, sustainability, space planning, energy, property and asset management. They are typically responsible for activities such as catering, cleaning, building maintenance, environmental services, security and reception.
Our Mission – our purpose
"The professional body responsible for promoting excellence in facilities management for the benefit of practitioners, the economy and society."
Our Vision – our aspirations
"To be the internationally recognised authoritative voice of facilities management and the development partner of choice for professionals and their organisations."
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) is the professional body for UK recruitment businesses. Established since 1930, representing 82% of the recruitment market place by value, the REC work tirelessly to support members in helping businesses find the people they need, while improving the standards and reputation of our industry. With you, we're building the best recruitment industry in the world. The REC is a not-for-profit organisation governed by an elected council of recruitment industry representatives. We are absolutely passionate and totally committed in this pursuit for recruiters, employers, and the people they hire. What recruiters do matters
Chamber of Commerce
A chamber of commerce (or board of trade) is a form of business network, for example, a local organisation of businesses whose goal is to further the interests of businesses. Business owners in towns and cities form these local societies to advocate on behalf of the business community. Local businesses are members, and they elect a board of directors or executive council to set policy for the chamber
BNI Sunrise – Birmingham and Coventry Region
BNI is the most successful business networking referral organisation in the world. We have over 12,500 members in the UK and Ireland alone, passing over 676,000 referrals worth over £497 million every year! It is quite literally the best way to build a better business.
BNI allows only one representative from each trade or profession to join any BNI group. This means you can lock out your competition, ensuring you receive 100% of all new business. Working together, BNI members achieve incredible results, growing their business in ways they could never accomplish alone.
BNI's philosophy is Givers Gain®, which is simply this:
"If I give you business, you'll want to give me business".
We teach our members how to attract and win more new business through word of mouth using our unique Referral Marketing System – a proven method for generating a continuous flow of reliable, quality new business just for you. It sounds complicated but it isn't and more importantly it works like a dream.
BNI is like having your own unpaid marketing team working for you, because your fellow members give out your cards and refer your business to people they meet. Why do they do this? Because they know you are doing exactly the same for them. Even in this digital age, we all know that "People buy People", which is why BNI's Word-of-Mouth Marketing is so successful for many different trades and professions.