J+S Ltd wins West of England Business of the Year Award - click to view video
J+S Ltd wins West Country Business Challenge Award for Innovation - click to view video
J+S have chosen North Devon Hospice as their charity of the year and are busy taking part in events to raise money for them.
2012 has seen J+S take part in the North Devon Marthon, Coast to Coast cycle ride and the Night Walk and they are soon to take part in the record skydive attempt.
Investors in People
Through recognising the value of our people, their performance and their contribution to the success of the organisation, we have held the Investors in People Standard since 1999.
This is the only quality standard focusing on people, and provides a framework for continuous improvement. We acknowledge that to achieve business aims and objectives, people need the right knowledge, skills and motivation to work efficiently, The Investors in People Standard supports this growth and development.
Beacon South West
Supported by the South West of England Regional Development Agency, Beacon status is an award given to those companies who can demonstrate outstanding achievement across a range of criteria, including significant improvements in productivity and performance, profitability, work culture and innovation.
Through Beacon South West, Beacon Companies are brought together to promote success, provide a source of practical knowledge and play an important role in cultivating enterprise excellence in the region.
J+S' capability to provide innovative and cost effective obsolescence solutions are strengthened though its membership of the Component Obsolescence Group (COG). J+S utilises the range of services and the networks of knowledge, available through the COG, as a valuable resource in providing appropriate obsolescence solutions, which can range from determining alternative components through to complete Technology Insertion into complete systems and sub-systems.
RenewableUK is the leading trade and professional body for the UK Wind and Marine Renewables industry with a primary purpose to promote the use of Wind, Wave & Tidal energy. As well as a lobbying group to promote the Renewable industry, RenewableUK, with its members, researches and finds solutions to industry issues and generally acts as a forum for success in the Renewable energy environment.
J+S is an active member of the Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF). The EEF represents engineering and manufacturing employers, providing support on a wide range of issues including employment law, employee relations, health and safety, training etc. David Jeffries is currently serving as a member of the EEF South West Regional Council.
ADS is the premier trade organisation advancing the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries.
Everything that ADS does is driven by understanding the issues, opportunities and priorities of the four sectors they represent.
Subsea UK is an industry body focused on the entire British subsea industry and aims to increase business opportunities at home and abroad for the sector. They act for the whole supply chain bringing together operators, contractors, suppliers and people in the industry. Subsea UK was established by the industry and acts on behalf of the industry. They champion Britain’s subsea sector, which leads the way globally in terms of market size, experience and technology development. Subsea UK provides a forum for collaboration, diversification, commercialisation of technology and coordinated marketing in the UK and abroad.
Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group
Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) is at the cutting edge of the UK race to build a credible and sustainable energy footprint.
AREG is a highly unusual and innovative private-public partnership that not only acts as a catalyst to change, especially with regard to the transfer of upstream oil & gas expertise to offshore renewables, but also undertakes flagship projects, not least the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre and Energy Futures Centre.
The J+S Unionlearn Training Facility
Supporting shared training and development in Barnstaple. Designed to enable the delivery of high level technical and specialist training, our state of the art IT and Video Conferencing Training Centre is a facility used by our own staff and local businesses.
By sharing this resource we increase participation in high-tech training in the local area and at the same time, increase efficiency in the supply chain.
Funding for the facility came in part from the Amicus sector of the Unite Trades union. The South West Unionlearn Learning Works for All fund matched this, with contributions from North Devon College, Semtec and the South West MEP.