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Our current social value
  • Fundraising
    Fundraising Total £1,971.00
  • Activities
    Total activities 90
  • Pro-bono
    Pro-bono hours 250
  • Endorsements
    Total Endorsements 2
  • Donations
    Donations to Charity £7,266.00
  • Profile

How are we Trading for Good?
  • 37 Trading for Good  

    Support charities and communities

  • 27 Trading for Good  

    Help young people into work

  • 12 Trading for Good  

    Improve your impact on the environment

  • 5 Trading for Good  

    Make life better for employees

  • 9 Trading for Good  

    Work better with your suppliers

Trading for Good
Supporting Charities & Communities
  • 37 activities
  • 0 endorsements

Cream Tea

We recently enjoyed a cream tea which enabled us to make a donation to Action Medical Research for Children. See more »

Cream Tea

Donation to My Wish Appeal, Hopton School

Made a donation to My Wish Appeal for Hopton School See more »

Donation to My Wish Appeal, Hopton School

Charity Run

A managing director of a groundworks company is running the London Marathon for the fourth time and we were pleased to be able to sponsor him. See more »

Thank you letter

Thank you letter received from Mary Barron Suite re our donation. See more »

Thank you letter

Donation to Mary Barron Suite, Colchester

We donated £300 to the Mary Barron Suite, Colchester See more »

Cream Tea

We all recently enjoyed a cream tea which enabled us to donate £66.00 to Action Medical Research for Children. See more »

Cream Tea

Fearless Firewalk Challenge!

We were pleased to donate £50 in support of Ingleton Wood’s Colchester office in their Firewalk Challenge to raise money for their charity, Love Support... See more »

Fearless Firewalk Challenge!

Donation to Macmillan Cancer Support

We attended a Coffee Morning in support of Macmillan Cancer Support. A total of £335.00 was raised. See more »

Donation to Macmillan Cancer Support

Summer Scones to Save Lives

We all enjoyed a cream tea on Friday which enabled us to donate £90.00 to Action Medical Research for Children. Last year Action Medical Research... See more »

Summer Scones to Save Lives

Charity Donation

We donated £70 for Talitha Koum Charity. This is a local charity bringing hope and practical support for women caught up in addictive behaviour. See more »

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Helping Young people to work
  • 27 activities
  • 2 endorsements

Mock Interviews

Our Joint Managing Director will be participating in school Mock Interviews at Hadleigh School on 21st March to help students prepare for job interviews... See more »

Work Experience

We offered a work experience placement to a student in summer 2018. We are always ensure we take at least one placement a year. Two placement have... See more »

Promoted a Contracts Supervisor

We are now funding his NVQ in Site Management See more »

Employed a Management Trainee

We secured a ten million pound housing project in Ipswich which enabled us to employ a Management Trainee in January 2019 See more »

Employed an Apprentice Carpenter

We employed an apprentice carpenter in 2017. We put him through his NVQ 2 in Carpentry and he is now about to embark on his NVQ 3 in Carpentry See more »

Employed an Apprentice Groundworker

We were pleased to be able to employ an apprentice groundworker. We are now funding his NVQ in Civils See more »

Employed an Apprentice Carpenter

We were pleased to be able to employ an apprentice carpenter. We are now funding his NVQ 2 in carpentry See more »

Employed a Trainee Quantity Surveyor

We are pleased to be able to offer a Trainee Quantity Surveyor employment and we are funding the HNC qualification. See more »

Suffolk Skills Show 2018

Gipping were pleased to support the Suffolk Skills Show where we were able to provide students with information on career opportunities in the industry... See more »

Suffolk Skills Show 2018

Suffolk Skills Show 2017

Gipping recently supported the Suffolk Skills Show in Ipswich, where we were able to provide students with careers and training advice in the industry.... See more »

Suffolk Skills Show 2017
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Improve your impact on the environment
  • 12 activities
  • 0 endorsements

Donated Timber

We offer free timber off cuts and have a pick up point on our relevant sites. This allows local residents the opportunity to obtain timber offcuts and... See more »

ISO 14001

We are proud that we have achieved ISO 14001. See more »

Donated Pallets to the Local Community

Gipping donated a large number of pallets to the local community. We stored them at the front of our head office and invited people to help themselves... See more »

Shotley Sailing Club

We were delighted to donate various materials to Shotley Sailing Club, which were used as part of a major project the club had undertaken to provide an... See more »

Timber

Off cut timber is given to schools See more »

Waste Management

Gipping are pleased to announce that during the month of February we managed to recycle 95.5% of our waste. See more »

Waste Management

Carbon Footprint

At Gipping we understand the importance of reducing our carbon footprint and operate in the most environmentally friendly was possible. Car sharing is... See more »

Toner Cartridges

Gipping recycle all printer toner cartridges, they are donated to St Elizabeth Hospice, who can then raise money for the hospice See more »

Fire Wood

Gipping now offer firewood to neighbours on all our housing site and wherever possible on general construction sites See more »

Greenest Building Award 2014

In April 2014, Gipping completed nine environmentally friendly Passivhaus homes for an Almshouse Trust in Coddenham. On this site we achieved a target... See more »

Greenest Building Award 2014
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Make life better for employees
  • 5 activities
  • 0 endorsements

Waste Rubble

Rubble is re-used See more »

Training

The company's broad training matrix involves site and office based staff and tailored to suit all needs of individuals. The training is part funded by... See more »

Investors in People

Gipping has been an Investor in People since 2005. We were successfully reassessed in August 2014, and the assessor said that "Gipping" continue to be... See more »

Health and Wellbeing

Financial and Management support is offered to all staff to ensure that they obtain their full potential and that they are "Fit for Work" undertaking... See more »

Flexible Working

Gipping have two part time employees - flexibility is matched to suit the needs of employees and family life See more »

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Work better with your suppliers
  • 9 activities
  • 0 endorsements

Aided Cashflow

We were able to offer beneficial payment terms to a local brickwork contractor when they first set up their company. See more »

Aided Cashflow

A local ironmongery company was incorporated and we were able to offer 'on the spot' payments to aid with their cashflow. See more »

Corporate Advice

We have provided corporate advice to many of our Supply Chain Partners See more »

Honorary Member of Staff Certificate!

Our Project Manager, Ted Studd, has recently been awarded an Honorary Member of Staff Certificate for his work on our project at Bluebird Lodge Hospital. See more »

Honorary Member of Staff Certificate!

Supplier Questionnaires

All Sub-Contractors working for Gipping have to be approved before they start work on site. The sub-contractors are assessed using a SC1 process. The... See more »

We Provide Fast Payment

As a company we are committed to pay all invoices on time. See more »

Facefit Testing

Gipping offer facefit testing for sub contractors on our sites. The ruling is if you are working with any kind of dust you must wear a suitable masks... See more »

Tool Box Talks

Gipping provide Tool Box Talks to sub contractors on a variety of subjects in relation to the work they are doing on site. See more »

Local Business

As a significant local business, the Company appreciates the impact it has on local suppliers and the community. It works with other local businesses... See more »