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Pro Landscaper Business Awards – Employer of the Year Award

Benchmark has been shortlisted in the Pro Landscaper Business Awards – Employer of the Year Award category. This award celebrates professional recruitment processes, positive staff experiences and exceptional training and development opportunities, as well as focusing on the employment of… Read more

A Sound Mind in a Sound Body

Rory Coleman who feared he would never walk again after being struck down by a rare virus and who has completed over 1000 marathons joined Benchmark at its Operations Meetings in November 2019. Rory shared his Life experiences with the… Read more

Simon Smith – Commercial Manager

Simon Smith joined Benchmark in September 2019 as Commercial Manager.  He has worked in the industry for 35 years and holds a degree in horticulture. He is looking forward to growing Benchmark’s client portfolio and offering support and horticultural knowledge… Read more

Jayde Chapman – Personnel Coordinator

Jayde Chapman joined Benchmark in October 2019 as Personnel Coordinator. She has been working in people management roles for over 5 years and looks forward to developing her skills in the industry. She will be the Head Office contact for… Read more

Employer of the Year: Platinum Finalist in The Investors in People Awards 2019

Benchmark Grounds Maintenance has been announced as a Employer of the Year: Platinum Finalist in The Investors in People Awards 2019. The Investors in People Awards have been independently assessed and verified as a Gold trusted awards scheme by The… Read more

BALI Employer Excellence Award

Established in 1972 the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) promotes, supports and inspires over 900 members, including landscape contractors, landscape architects, garden designers and suppliers to be leaders of an environmentally, ethically and commercially sustainable landscape services industry. Out of… Read more

Silver Medal in the Dragon Boat Race – Six-Boat Final

Benchmark has again taken part in the annual Dragon Boat Race to raise funds to support The Shakespeare Hospice. This race offers a great opportunity for teams to come together, have fun and raise money for a good cause. We… Read more

Garden of Well-being

Benchmark has been working with local Stratford upon Avon charity Forest of Hearts to help build a wellness garden at Stratford Hospital.  Benchmark along with other local businesses have helped to create a garden just outside the new eye treatment… Read more

IIP Platinum – Moving Forward

As we move into Autumn, we have been working away at our Investors in People Action Plan. This details areas that we specifically wanted to focus on, given the feedback we had, when we were awarded IIP Platinum. We continue… Read more

We Love A Challenge

Congratulations to Caz Hackett, Tamsyn Collier, Ed Lavington, Lee Gilbert, Adam Nicolls and Simon Hendry on successfully completing The Three Peaks Challenge. And a big thanks to James Austin for driving them all safely around the country. They raised over… Read more
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