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Training up our mental health first aiders

18th April 2019

A team of senior Lucas managers has completed a two-day training course with Mental Health First Aid England to become qualified first aiders with skills to spot the signs of mental health issues among colleagues in the workplace and provide effective further support. The initiative is part of Lucas’s continuing mental health awareness campaign and our support for the construction industry’s own “Building Mental Health” initiative.

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Lucas – performance beyond compliance

16th April 2019

Lucas has completed its first year membership of the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) and has been presented with a “Performance Beyond Compliance” award by the CCS. The scheme’s monitors visited Lucas out on site during the 12 months to March and found we excelled in each of the scheme’s five key areas of concern – care about appearance, respect for the community, protection of the environment, securing the safety of our colleagues, and valuing our workforce.

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Lucas shortlisted for two KEiBA 2019 awards

3rd April 2019

Lucas is proud to learn that we have been shortlisted for two Kent Excellence in Business Awards (KEiBA) this year. The judges have shortlisted us for their Commitment to the Environment Award, impressed by the high standards we maintain for environmental excellence throughout our business. These include our membership of internationally recognised schemes and our adherence to their stringent demands, our reductions in wastage, our development of Lucas Breathe, and our “lean” operating standards.

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Lucas wins Construction News award for Finishing and Fit Out

28th March 2019

Lucas is absolutely delighted to have won the Construction News Specialist Award 2019 in the category of Finishing and Fit Out. We have been deemed by experienced construction industry professionals to be the best in the sector for our achievements during the last 12 months and the great projects we’ve started and completed. We would like to think our continual development and introduction of new technologies to our operations, which saw us win the National Technology Award last year for manufacturing and construction, also counted in our favour.

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Danny Lucas named Entrepreneur of the Year for the second year running

22nd March 2019

Danny Lucas was named Entrepreneur of the Year at last night’s Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce Awards 2019. This is the second year running that Danny has won the award The great news follows a number of awards won by the company in the last year from both the construction industry and the national technology sector, recognising the achievements of the whole team at Lucas.

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Lucas shortlisted for inaugural “Outstanding Contribution to Construction” award

18th March 2019

Lucas is delighted to learn that we have been shortlisted for Construction News’ first ever Outstanding Contribution to Construction award. This new award is part of the main Construction News awards taking place later this year and is only open to those companies who were shortlisted for the Construction News Specialist Awards 2019, which are announced later this month.

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Constructing Excellence shortlists Lucas for two awards

15th March 2019

Further great news on the awards front for Lucas with a first time shortlisting for the Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards 2019 in two categories for the London and South East region. We have been shortlisted for both the innovation award and the health, safety and wellbeing award.

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Lucas ProStore launched

14th March 2019

To coincide with the start of the 2019 F1 season, Lucas has launched its new online shop, Lucas ProStore, which is being promoted to a world-wide audience via our McLaren Racing partnership. The new store allows customers around the world to own a select range of high quality, innovative tools and products developed by the Lucas technology team based at our R&D facility at UK headquarters.

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Lucas to launch ground-breaking on-line magazine show

13th March 2019

Lucas is launching a fortnightly magazine style show on-line covering a wide range of topics from construction and business generally. This is thought to be a first for the industry. The Lucas Show will be produced and directed by the highly experienced television producer Daniel Markham who is currently the series producer of BBC’s The One Show and who has 20 years’ experience working on television shows for the BBC and independent production companies. He joins Lucas as creative director in April.

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Lucas surges into the top ten Best in Business

26th February 2019

Successful growth at Lucas has propelled us into tenth place in the Best in Business 2018-19 list of successful mid-size companies across Surrey, Sussex and Kent. This new sales growth report has been compiled by the accountancy firm BDO in collaboration with the mid-market private equity firm LDC.

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