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Vertas Group creates joint venture with Combat2Coffee

Vertas Group creates joint venture with Combat2Coffee

Vertas Group Limited has created a joint venture with Combat2Coffee.

The joint venture will be Vertas Group’s social value coffee arm and will be named Combat2Coffee Commercial.

Over the past year, Vertas Group has enjoyed an excellent partnership with Combat2Coffee and the creation of the joint venture celebrates the growth of Combat2Coffee’s roasting provision.

Combat2Coffee was established as a Community Interest Company (CIC) in 2018 and was set up with the aim of providing army veterans who are struggling with mental-health challenges a safe haven, ‘one coffee at a time’. Combat2Coffee will continue to operate independently as a Community Interest Company (CIC) and a proportion of the profits from Combat2Coffee Commercial will be invested back into the CIC through gift aid.

Ian Surtees MBA FIoD, Vertas Group Chief Executive Officer,  comments on the joint venture: “We are very pleased to have formed a joint venture with Combat2Coffee and the new formal partnership opens up exciting business opportunities and a new beverage experience for consumers. Vertas Group and Combat2Coffee share common values including the commitment to the community. We are proud that the partnership is not just about coffee but promotes the CIC and the support available to those that need it.”

Nigel Seaman, Founder of Combat2Cofffee comments: “This is a fantastic opportunity to raise awareness of the mental and physical health support available for all. Vertas Group and Combat2Coffee’s values are aligned and for me, this joint venture was an easy decision to make. I’m confident that the growth of the joint venture will support not only veterans but the general community to understand there is help out there.”

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Vertas is a Soft Facilities Management Service that provides catering, caretaking and cleaning, grounds maintenance, design and print services, custodial and security services, courier and postal services, building entry security and centralised services (reception, fleet management, etc.). These services are offered as a complete, integrated, single-point, service delivery option or they can be individually accessed where that is the preferred option. In addition to the self-delivery implementation Traded Services can provide strategic support, design and consultancy services for any of their service lines to assist clients in developing their policies, specifications and operational programmes.

Vertas can work for private or public sector clients and has a broad scope of experience and expertise gained by looking after a wide range of buildings including, Local Authority buildings, commercial offices, schools and colleges, public amenities, social housing and parks. We are happy to work directly for end-user clients or through a customer's appointed managing agents or facilities managers. Through a network of strategic partners and framework alliances the overall service Vertas delivers can be extended to cover the whole range of project, facilities management and corporate real estate support activities.

The service support and professional property services offered by Vertas cover a range of discrete though often related tasks, which are predominantly focused on the efficient running and maintenance of buildings and the wellbeing and safety of their occupants.

From the time we become involved it is our objective to deliver exactly what clients require at a cost that is good for their business. We want the clients to feel that they have made the right decision in selecting Traded Services as their Preferred Service Delivery Partner.

Why should you choose Vertas as your Preferred Service Delivery Partner?

We have developed a corporate proposition to deliver:

  • A service which helps you sustain and grow your business
  • Best value delivery - the best team on the job
  • Peace of mind with health and safety and all other statutory requirements
  • Protection of our clients' best interest, be it individual or corporate
  • Professionalism in everything we do
  • Well proven and long standing partnerships
  • Value and risk-free appointment and experience