Welsh Enterprise Awards 2023

SME News Welsh Enterprise Awards 2023/ 22 Excellence in Building Services Engineering 2023 Focus MEP is a multi-discipline building services engineering company offering comprehensive solutions in the construction and infrastructure fields. Its main business activities focus on design, installation, and maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems within buildings. It uses its expertise to provide cutting edge solutions that present optimal functionality and energy efficiency. Focus MEP is headquartered in Cardiff, Wales, where it is active within the construction and building sector. Whether it’s heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, electrical distribution, lighting solutions or specialist electrical systems, it offers expertise and progressive thinking that ensures cost effective, progressive solutions. From initial concept design through to practical build, completion, and hand over, Focus MEP always brings collaborative bespoke solutions to the fore. Along with its desire to offer customers the very best service, what truly sets Focus MEP apart is its unwavering commitment to employee development. This fosters a strong sense of loyalty and encourages a togetherness that permeates every aspect of the organisation. The company provides the chance to contribute to innovative projects, and the privilege of being able to build lasting friendships with likeminded colleagues, who share a passion for excellence. The emphasis on both professional and personal development strengthens employee retention at the organisation. Focus MEP accomplishes this by investing in its workers and providing opportunities for growth through advanced training programmes and mentorship. The business customises staff training to give each person the knowledge and credentials required for their particular role. A number of employees have come straight from an education or a junior construction background; in these cases, our senior team has supported the advancement of their skills in the workplace. Bid Manager Lee Davies describes this as “a dedication to individual growth that few companies prioritise.” He feels as though not only has it allowed him to enhance his skills, but has also instilled in him “a deep sense of belonging and ownership.” Considering the business economy in Wales, Focus MEP is proud to play a significant role, positively contributing in various ways. For example, its commitment to innovation and excellence have led to increased employment opportunities for local professionals, and this has strengthened the job market in the fields of electrical, mechanical, and plumbing engineering. The local area has also benefitted from the successful completion of numerous projects, all carried out according to Focus MEP’s cost effective and sustainable delivery model. “We believe that nothing is more important than our reputation, and behaving with the highest levels of integrity is fundamental to who we are. We demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable, responsible business practices.” The leadership team at Focus MEP has led the implementation of comprehensive training initiatives and apprenticeship opportunities, boosting the Welsh economy. The strategic leadership commitment not only addresses the industry's shortage of new talent but also reinforces the company's reputation for responsible business practices, aligning with regional aspirations. The core of Focus MEP's achievements lies in a management approach that values teamwork. The leaders are proficient at tapping into the varied talents and ideas from all members of the team, fostering an environment for creative problem-solving. This style of management builds a common goal and a sense of unity. This ensures that as the company makes progress in developing new technologies, it also remains committed to environmental sustainability and the success of the whole team. We commend Focus MEP for winning the title Excellence in Building Services Engineering 2023, in the Welsh Enterprise Awards. Its achievement is helping to shape the industry whilst also embodying the values of innovation, leadership, and positively impacting on business and the environment. Contact Name: Matthew Phillips Company: Focus MEP Web Address: https://www.focusmep.co.uk Josh Reed, Site Manager at Focus MEP