Only available in Birmingham, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Coventry, Derby, Derbyshire, Dudley, Leicester, Leicestershire, Sandwell, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Stoke, Telford and Wrekin, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire.
Entrust provides a managed service that delivers an extensive range of service contracts and Asbestos risk assessment review (where appropriate).
These contracts meet the demands of the wide range of legislation that exists to maintain the safe operation and management of mechanical and electrical systems within school buildings.
Academies are directly legally responsible for the duties associated in complying with this legislation.
Entrust will provide access to numerous contracts and manage the performance of the contractors by:
- Monitoring changes in legislation
- Updating contract specifications to maintain compliance and deliver best value
- Assessing contract bidders to select the best available supplier
- Managing schedule adherence
- Conducting Engineer Site Audits on the contractors
- Verifying invoice details
- Auditing work reports
- Validating defects reports
- Resolving report and invoice queries before they reach the client
You will have online access to your statutory property risk and compliance service schedules and records via the dedicated Entrust Property Portal.
All work activity is undertaken in accordance with a bespoke contract specification designed to comply with the relevant industry standards including British Standards, European Directives, etc.
Notification of urgent defects within 1 working date of Entrust being notified by the Contractor (i.e. D1 classification – requiring immediate rectification)
Contracts usually include 24 hour, 365 days emergency contractor call out facility.
Our contracts consider the whole cost of ownership of an asset. For example, certain contracts are comprehensive and include replacement components when found to be faulty (e.g. fire alarms and intruder alarms).
Contracts are managed by “in house” professionally trained specialists, acting in your interests.