December Newsletter 2021

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Well, what a year 2021 was! It was the most challenging year for us as a company by far as I’m sure it was for a lot of people. Running a company is challenging enough when everything is going right. Making sure there’s enough work for all employees, ensuring you have enough cash flow to keep paying people and suppliers, making sure staff are happy, programming projects to work in with your schedule. All these are a challenge in themselves, but then you throw in the coronavirus and it starts to get very tricky. Site’s shutdown, staff having to self-isolate, implementing new safety procedures so the workplace is as safe as possible. It was a crazy year! If you are in a similar position and you’ve got through the year, then give yourself a pat on the back and have a well-earned break this Christmas.

 

This year, Wainwright Facades has seen significant growth because of the setbacks from covid and then having to get more personnel to complete projects in a shorter period than anticipated, and we now have a 30 strong team, which is exciting going into the new year. One of the things I look at the end of the year is all the mistakes we’ve made. It’s not a nice thing to do but I feel it’s imperative that we address them all so we can learn from them and keep evolving. 

 

I want to wish everyone the best Christmas and 2022. Please take a solid break from the year. I’m one of the biggest culprits for not having much of a break, but I am off to England for Christmas with my family this year and I couldn’t be happier to turn my phone off and get some well needed downtime and I encourage everyone to do the same. We will all be back at work soon enough.

 

Merry Christmas.

 

Joseph Wainwright

Director, Wainwright Facades

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Thank you 

 

We would like to say a big thank you to all the companies who have matched our tree donations this year! Each month we asked a different company that we work with to match our monthly donation of 100 trees. With your help we have donated over 5,000 trees so far!

 

We would like to thank the following companies who have generously donated 100 trees in 2021.

 

January - Built

February - Network Architectural

March - Mitchell Insurance Management

April - Boss Projects Group

May - MGI Joyce Dickson

June - HVG Facades

July - Knight Frank and ISPT

August - Wellington Architectural

September - N/A

October - Informatech

November - Action Plumbing

 

If you would like to be part of our tree planting program and match one of our monthly donations in 2022 please get in touch.

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Christmas closure dates

Please note Wainwright Facades will be closed from Friday 24th December 2021 and will reopen Monday 3rd January 2022.

 

We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and say thank you for your support throughout the year.