About Us

What makes us Premier?

Premier Workplace Services was established as Premier Moves Limited in 1996 by co-owners David Russinger and Jerry Marks who along with director Phil Oram developed the relocation company into one of the UK’s leading workplace change service providers.  

Integrated services

Our divisions - Premier Moves, Premier Systems IT, Premier Interiors, Premier Storage and Premier Sustain – work together or on a standalone basis to provide a comprehensive range of move and change services that include office and IT relocation services, storage, specialist relocations, interior refurbishment and sustainable office furniture and equipment solutions.


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Forward thinking

We are forward thinking in how we manage our business. We engage closely with our clients to deliver improvements in all aspects of our services including the social, environment and financial outcomes of their moves and changes. Most recently, this has seen us win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development, become the first major relocation company to sign up to the Living Wage, set up Renew IT for redundant IT and electrical equipment and purchase Office Resale Ltd through which to sell remanufactured furniture.


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Business class service

We pride ourselves on maintaining ‘business class’ levels of service across our company guaranteeing you a personalised, highly professional service that enables you and your business to benefit from seamless operations in times of change.


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Unrivalled experience

With unrivalled experience and expertise, we service a broad range of industry sectors across the UK including finance, IT and professional services, government and public sector, retail and manufacturing, museums, hospitals and libraries.


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Why choose Premier?

Our Business Class Approach

Bespoke

Integrated or standalone services that meet your unique requirements and operational demands

Transparent and competitive pricing

A transparent competitive approach to pricing that offers you cost savings and certainty

Quality assurance

A strong trading history, proven track record and detailed quality control systems that ensure you can be confident with your service provider

Safe and secure delivery

A rigorous approach, regular staff training and high quality equipment ensuring the safety and security of your staff and assets at all times

Integrated sustainability

Sustainability at the heart of our client services helping to deliver the best economic, environmental and social outcomes from your workplace changes

Knowledge and integrity

A directly employed extensive team, with relevant specialisms, that is fully trained and security cleared to the highest level

Careers and training

Premier Workplace Services is a busy and energetic company, and a great environment to work within.  Proud of our high employee retention, we share a wealth of experience within our workforce, and a commitment to our customers, which enables us to maintain and deliver the ‘business class’ levels of service for which we are familiarly known.

Recognising our staff

We recognise, and value each role, our staff play within in the success of our business, with staff who demonstrate ‘over and above’ commitment receiving a Premier Performance Award, in association with our staff award scheme. At Premier, we encourage and reward our employees further, through operating an annual performance based profit bonus scheme.

In 2015, we became the first major relocation company to sign up to the Living Wage movement by becoming a Living Wage Service Provider.  Find out more about Premier and the Living Wage, and read about how our staff have benefited.

Investment in training

Employee training is paramount to Premier. We invest time and resources into training our employees, supporting their personal development, whilst ensuring our business remains productive, competitive and a safe environment in which to work.

A robust induction and training programme is implemented on employment, with on-going training and refresher courses provided to existing employees, which is correlated to job specific roles, and employee personal development plans.

Apprenticeships

We currently operate an apprenticeship scheme through which we train and develop new IT engineers to support our technology based services. We are keen to build on this and develop further apprenticeships across the organisation.

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If you wish to seek a career within the Premier Workplace Services, please contact our Human Resources Manager Alison Baskett at alison.baskett@premierworkplaceservices.co.uk

Sustainable Development

Premier Workplace Services is committed to delivering our services fairly and responsibly whilst delivering a positive impact on our society. We commit to continual improvement in environmental management and sustainability, and to reducing our environmental impact through our group-wide ISO 14001 certified Environmental Management System, and our environmental and sustainability policies. 

Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development

In 2016, Premier Workplace Services was awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development, the UK’s highest accolade for business success. Find out more about our Queen’s Award.

Dedicated sustainable division

We operate a division, Premier Sustain, dedicated to providing sustainable workplace solutions for the effective management of office furniture and equipment. Developed in line with the waste hierarchy, our services include furniture remanufacturing at the Renew Centre and donation through the Giving Back Project to help the more vulnerable in society.The social, environmental and financial benefits of these services are reported to clients after each project in a client savings report.

Creating a positive social impact

As a significant local employer, we invest in our team, developing our staff and rewarding them for their contribution to our success. In 2015, we became the first major relocation company to sign up to the Living Wage movement, becoming a Living Wage Service Provider.  Find out more about Premier and the Living Wage.

As an SME ourselves, we support other small and medium enterprises through our sustainable procurement policy and engagement with other local businesses. 

We work closely with a number of charities, schools and social enterprises, not only providing donated furniture and equipment but also raising funds, providing education and training opportunities and delivering discounted move and change services.

Minimising our environmental impacts

Premier seeks to operate in an environmentally responsible manner and this is reflected in our ISO 14001 certification. With transportation playing a key role in our services, we invest in our fleet, packing equipment and routing capabilities, to maximise payloads, minimise road miles and transport emissions. 

We also work to reuse packaging, improve the energy efficiency of our buildings and procure responsibly. We measure the carbon footprint of our business annually and report this transparently via the Carbon Disclosure Programme www.cdp.net and Ecodesk www.ecodesk.com reporting platforms.  

Accreditations

Awards

Finalist: Partners in Relocation Award PFM 2017

Finalist: Partners in SME Organisations Award PFM 2017

Finalist: Facilities Management Award, British Institute of Facilities Management 2017

Winner: Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development 2016

Finalist: PFM Partners in Expert Services - Single Site 2016

Winner: FM Service Provider of the Year (SME) Award, British Institute of Facilities Management 2014

Highly Commended: Sustainability and Environmental Impact Award, British Institute of Facilities Management 2014

Gold Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice in Services Industry 2014

Silver Award Winner: Zero Waste Award, Lets Recycle 2013

Winner: Partner in Workplace Change Award (in partnership with Tesco Stores Ltd) PFM 2012

Finalist: Tackling Climate Change Award, City of London Sustainability 2012

Finalist: Service Provider Award, British Institute of Facilities Management 2012

Merit: Commercial Mover of the Year Award, British Association of Removers 2012/13

Merit: Commercial Mover of the Year Award, British Association of Removers 2011/12

Certifications

BS EN ISO 14001: 2004 Environmental Management System

BS EN ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Management System

OHSAS 18001: 2008 Health and Safety Management System

BS 8522: 2009 Commercial Moving Services

Recognised Living Wage Service Provider

CHAS (Contractors Health & Safety Scheme)

Safecontractor

FORS Bronze

Memberships

British Association of Removers – Membership Number P048

British Institute of Facilities Management

Chartered Institution of Wastes Management

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