The Covid-19 outbreak and the social-distancing limitations imposed, have undoubtedly changed the way we live, work and connect with each other, with smart remote working, virtual meetings and video-conference meetings the new normal.
As businesses and public sector organisations return to workplaces following the easing of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions, employers are looking for risk strategies that both alleviate the anxiety associated with social distancing compliance, while ensuring the health, safety, and wellbeing of their employees and customers.
We had a good sort-out over Christmas and cleared a lot of old paper-copies and files. New Year - new Clear Desk Policy!
Now the room feels noticeably more “echoey”, as more than one member of the admin team remarked. It’s not the recommended technical term – “a more live acoustic environment” is what it is. The paper was soaking up sound – now that sound bounces around the clear desks.
PEL Services was pleased to support the delivery of the brand-new four storey Debenhams Store, part of Intu Watford’s new 400,000 square foot extension to the shopping centre formerly known as The Harlequin.
Free Schools are bringing fresh thinking to education - important to be well advised about safety systems..
When you choose an ancillary system, what are you really sourcing?
Here's another way of looking at the value of your Sound, Fire and Security systems - what do they produce for you?
Question: When you buy a Drill, what are you really buying?
Answer: The holes it enables you to make, and the value of the time it would take to find an alternative way of making them!
Investing in new Service and Maintenance vehicles...
PEL Services has this week taken delivery, from Hendy Group, of twelve new fuel-efficient Ford Connect vans and three new Ford Focus estate cars to replace similar vehicles in its greater fleet of thirty-strong .
Up on the roof...
PEL Services is now working on the installation third phase of this new Public Address and Voice Alarm (PA / VA) system for Celtic FC. While the team were away at Astana for pre-season European qualification UCL duties, PEL permanently installed the first of the main loudspeakers up into the stadium canopy, all without disrupting the event activities of the stadium, and just in time for the new 2016/17 SPL season!
Music Maestro please, Marks & Spencer?
So, national treasure Marks & Spencer is in the news, this time it's with policy on in-store music - or rather a decision to revert to no music in clothing and home store areas (M&S food courts have never had music).
Q: If you’re trying to reduce the average age of your customer, is switching off the music really the only answer?
PEL Services has completed the installation of site wide Access Control, CCTV and Intruder alarm systems at the smartly re-invented and re-developed Westbrook Primary School in Hounslow, West London.
The new state-of-the art school building and grounds, costing £10.58 million and teaching 665 pupils aged from three to eleven, has an ingenious space configuration cleverly arranged to allow the local community to also benefit from its excellent facilities out of school hours – including three halls - whilst securing access to the main teaching areas.
"When Saturday comes" - things can get noisy!
“When Saturday comes…” To many that means the football, while others may prefer to shop ‘til they drop, for yet others the weekend is often topped and tailed with journeying. Sometimes its all three…
Q: Shopping, Football & Travelling – what do these three things have in common?
Following in depth consultation and acoustic measuring, PEL Services provided Celtic FC with a modernised Public Address and Voice Alarm (PA/VA) system, installed in intensive stages, without disrupting the day to day activities of the stadium.
Q: A new in-store music system, tailored to a cosmopolitan retail environment, with a Hard Drive roll-out to over 60 stores in two weeks? Really??
A: No problem, each store was switched over with minimum disruption, during a pre-planned appointment scheduled for low customer footfall according to data for different days. Assuredly handled by PEL Music & Media.
Did you know that PEL Services cover the London area with their highly-accredited fire systems design, installation and servicing?
From PEL’s headquarters based in Northolt, West London, for over 35 years our Project Engineers have designed, installed and serviced fire detection and alarm systems across London, from integrated disciplines in high-end Bond Street retail outlets to conceiving and delivering the Public Address and Voice Evacuation systems for east London’s Westfield Stratford City, one of the biggest shopping centres in Europe.
PEL Services, one of the UK’s foremost providers of commercial fire, security and communication systems, has successfully completed a fire alarm installation contract for the University of Liverpool campus in London, as part of its latest refurbishment project.
One of the world’s leading research institutions and a member of the prestigious Russell Group, the University of Liverpool in London campus is situated at 33 Finsbury Square, right in the heart of London’s professional and business community.
PEL Music & Media has added sound system design, supply and installation to its array of services for The White Company, further developing a working relationship with the retailer spanning three years.
As a retailer specialising in stylish, white, designer-quality items for the home at affordable prices, The White Company has developed a distinctive brand in its 21 year history. The retailer started as a mail order business but now has over 50 stores in the UK alone.
The White Company has PEL MusicStore hard drives installed in to 47 of its stores and a playlist of 1200 tracks is updated by 20 tracks per month