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Aico, an Ei Company are the leader in home life safety, pioneering new technologies and offering high quality alarms, developed and manufactured in Ireland. All Aico alarms meet UK standards and offer a variety of sensor types to guarantee protection for every home, the cornerstone of which is delivering education, quality, service and innovation. In 2020, Aico expanded their Connected Home offering with the acquisition of leading Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider, HomeLINK. HomeLINK leverages cutting edge smart home integration and analytics technologies, providing a complementary platform to present a synergistic approach to IoT.


Established in 1994, Allpay is built on foundations of providing bill payment services - primarily to the public sector – and this year they will handle £8.5 billion serving over 4.5 million end customers.

With an aim to work with each of their clients to reduce costs, they have created a suite of modern payment systems that are both cost-effective and very convenient for the end consumer.

Since our launch, we have continued to grow and are now made up of a total of three businesses:

  • Bill Payments Facilitating the collection and receipt of payments
  • Card Services - Since launching in 2008, has become one of the fastest growing and most trusted brands in plastic card manufacturing, built on a reputation for delivering a bespoke and high-quality service to clients, no matter how small or large the requirement
  • Prepaid Cards For the paying out of benefits and allowances


AO are the largest online-only white goods and electricals retailer in the UK. They also operate in Germany.

They're different: they have their own logistics company which allows them to deliver on their promises. AO own Europe’s most sophisticated fridge recycling plant which allows them to do their bit for the environment.

AO have the most amazing team which keeps them inventing, keeps them keen and keeps them better.


Baily Garner

Baily Garner LLP is an interdisciplinary construction consultancy offering any combination of Quantity Surveying, Architectural, Building Surveying, Project Management, Building Services M&E Engineering, Environmental Assessment Cost Consultancy, Independent Certifier and Quality Control Inspection services.

They provide modern services, in the residential and regeneration/mixed use sectors for registered providers, local authorities and house builders. They have a fast growing portfolio of educational, blue light, health, care and commercial sector projects.




Across 30 years, Civica has built a business with a unique focus. Software that helps sustain and enhance public services around the world, is what we are about. Backed by the direct experience for many of our people of working in the public sector, Civica is focused on improved outcomes and building a business that will continue to deliver for communities globally.


ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of low carbon energy, services and regeneration. They combine these activities to enable their customers & stakeholders to embrace a greener, more efficient and increasingly digital world. ENGIE's purpose is to make zero carbon happen for businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland – accelerating the transition towards a net zero carbon world. Their 17,000 employees make this possible by reducing energy consumption, greening supply and enabling progress through innovative technology, data & partnerships. ENGIE are also shaping the future of responsible business by reconciling economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet.

Exponential - e

Exponential-e provides Cloud, SD-WAN networks, Unified Communications services, and cybersecurity prevention and remediation services delivered over their own 100GigE secure, super-fast business-only network. For more than 18 years, they have invested heavily in expanding their network reach whilst seamlessly integrating their resilient Cloud and Voice infrastructure. Exponential-e capabilities extend to world-class professional and managed IT Services.


Fusion 21

Fusion 21 are a procurement organisation and social enterprise providing procurement frameworks and dynamic purchasing systems for property, construction and the built environment - alongside social value services designed to help tackle some of the biggest challenges facing people across the UK.


H + H

H+H are the market-leading manufacturer of Celcon Blocks. Their range of aircrete products provides a building solution to meet the performance requirements of modern buildings: homes, hospitals, schools, offices and industrial buildings with the reassurance of durability to last a lifetime.


HouseMark is one of the UK housing sector’s largest membership organisations, providing solutions and opportunities to drive performance improvements. They have a rich warehouse of data and insight which enables them to deliver business intelligence tailored to your strategic ambitions. HouseMark adds real value to the sector’s drive for business improvement, value for money and transformation. They do this through data analysis, insight, business intelligence and knowledge sharing across both social and commercial sectors. Their aim is to enable customers to build even better businesses and achieve outstanding performance.



LHC is a not-for-profit central purchasing body who develop OJEU-compliant frameworks in England, Scotland (on behalf of the Scottish Procurement Alliance) and Wales (on behalf of the Welsh Procurement Alliance). LHC's frameworks are available to all publicly funded contracting authorities to procure works, goods and services to construct, refurbish and maintain social housing, schools and public buildings.






Today Mears is one of the UK’s leading service providers to both the public and private sector with over 12,000 employees, working with clients to help develop, fund and implement their placemaking ambitions.

Their housing teams provide rapid response and planned maintenance services for a portfolio of homes nationwide. They provide contact centre solutions, housing management, regeneration and build new homes, working with clients to help shape better places.


Minibems is a demand management system for complex heating systems that enables improved efficiency and fuel cost savings thanks to intelligent control and monitoring technology, paired with integrated billing.

NetZero Collective

NetZero Collective are a growing group of property services businesses, manufacturers and building owners - including local authorities, social housing and private business - who are working with university researchers to find answers to the challenge of decarbonising UK buildings.



We are the UK’s leading warranty and insurance provider for UK house-building for new homes. As a non-profit distributing company limited by guarantee, our stated purpose is to give homeowners confidence in the quality of new homes.

We provide inspection services, guidance and training to builders. We engage with the industry, the Government and key stakeholders, contributing to all aspects of the housing agenda. We provide protection for homeowners through our range of Buildmark warranty products.

We are an insurer, authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Parity Projects

Parity Projects uses data science, software and analysis to help its clients deliver energy efficiency efficiently, and effectively. They work with local authorities and landlords of every size to develop cost-effective retrofit programmes that meet their cost, comfort and carbon goals. Parity Projects are independent, working in partnership as necessary to meet their clients’ needs. To retain independence AND provide a joined-up service with trusted installers.


Q-Bot's mission is to transform the built environment by becoming the global leader in robotic and AI systems that apply materials in order to construct, maintain and upgrade buildings.

Redkite CRM

Based in rural Oxfordshire, RedKite CRM's team members have extensive experience of implementing Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365 into the social housing sector. Their unique and flexible approach to implementations is what sets them apart from the rest. They are also experts in delivering mobile solutions in partnership with Resco, a global leader in providing mobility solutions.



Resco strongly believe in providing people with the simplicity, flexibility, and opportunity to transform the way they manage and interact with their customers. Re-energize customer interactions through advanced functionality in CRM mobility, with a beautifully designed user interface that encourages an environmentally-friendly & social approach to today’s CRM challenges.


Scape Group

Scape Group are a public sector organisation, dedicated to creating spaces, places and experiences that leave a sustainable legacy for your community. Since 2006, they have accelerated over 12,000 projects across the UK with our direct award frameworks, property services and innovative design solutions. As local government representatives, they offer a simple promise. They will help you to deliver your essential projects to the highest possible standard.


SightCall has been improving the communication of world-class enterprises like never before. Harnessing the transformational power of AR and AI, their visual assistance platform blends the physical and digital worlds to create a collaborative environment that empowers our customers to meet challenging tasks with confidence and new insight. SightCall is a proven solution for businesses seeking to delight customers and improve field service efficiencies in a connected, mobile-first world.




Switchee thermostat is already in 40+ of the biggest housing providers in the UK. They're growing 100% year on year and are backed by some of the best-known investors in technology and social impact. Their next project is to build the ultimate connected hub for the affordable home. It’s going to revolutionise the way residents interact with their properties and how landlords manage their homes.


By the late 1980’s Triton Showers had achieved a milestone by having in excess of 2 million shower products in UK homes, a figure which continues to grow year on year. Their expertly engineered and innovatively designed showers, not forgetting their dedicated after sales support, have enabled them to proudly build a very loyal customer base with their end users and professional installers alike. They make their products easy for their customers to buy with a presence in all the outlets you would expect to find us, including DIY stores, builders and plumber’s merchants, electrical wholesalers, home shopping outlets, as well as through online retailers.

Twinned It

Twinned It work with your team to de-mystify BIM and demonstrate what is possible in the creation of your building’s ‘Digital Twin’. From there they will identify the documents they can collate to be presented alongside 3D models and drawings and ensure all documentation required for your Buildings Safety Case to be created and evidenced. Combining your expertise and theirs, they will create a dataset which will make your residents safer and your job easier.

United Living

United Living may work in infrastructure and housing, but their customers aren’t buildings, pipes or wires. They put people first. They listen, adapt, and communicate clearly because they understand that when they get it right, people live happier lives. Accustomed to working in safety critical and public facing environments, both in urban or rural areas, United Living are capable of fixing a roof or tap anywhere in the UK with a couple of hours' notice, upgrading energy assets that manage 20% of the UK gas demands, or providing land and thousands of new homes across the UK.

Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon is a privately-owned contracting and interior fit-out group. Founded in 1852, they are dedicated to leaving a positive legacy in their communities and environment and in 2018 were one of only six companies to receive a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the promoting opportunity through social mobility category. They create value for customers, stakeholders and communities by working in a sustainable and responsible way to shape the built environment and make a positive impact to society's well-being.

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