As a leading UK manufacturer & installer of smartcard and biometric based Time & Attendance, Access Control, Visitor Monitoring and Personnel systems, including Turnstiles, Car park barriers, CCTV & ANPR, Tensor is keen on supporting young people through apprenticeships. Tensor has been taking on apprentices in conjunction with Huntingdonshire Regional College since shortly after the […]
Tensor plc is supporting Mike Ormesher in his mission to help the People of the Kunchowk Village in Nepal, one of the most severely affected areas after the disastrous earthquakes in Nepal back in April 2015. Nigel Smith, Chairman of Tensor plc and director of HeatingSave, Tensor’s building energy monitoring and management division, said: ”As […]
As part of Tensor’s commitment to support our local community in Hail Weston, Cambridgeshire, we have made a significant donation towards the purchase of a life-saving defibrillator (and associated basic CPR training) that will be installed in the local Village Hall to ensure optimum accessibility for local residents and Tensor staff working at our Hail […]
Tensor hosted table No. 1 at the CBI East of England Annual Dinner last night in the prestigious surroundings of the Great Hall in King's College, Cambridge. Speakers at the dinner included Graham White, CBI East of England Chairman and Sir John Egan President of the CBI. The evening had a charitable dimension with the proceeds of the night's dinner going to East Anglia's Children Hospices in support of their tremendous work with terminally ill children.
Tensor would like to thank all who participated in our Charity Dress down & Raffle, which took place on 18th December 2009.Keech Hospice Care have felt the negative affects of the adverse weather conditions, preventing their Christmas float collections. In addition, consumers have been reluctant to visit the shops, which has further affected donations in the most important money raising period.Tensor is proud to be supporting such a worthwhile cause and are extremely delighted with the £273.61 raised on the 18th December.
A brave Tensor employee has helped to fund-raise more than £500 following a sponsored skydive for BBC Children in Need. Rebecca Wheeldon, an Internal Sales Executive at Tensor’s Birmingham office, had planned to do the jump on Sunday, November 20 on this year’s Children in Need weekend, but due to fog it had to be re-arranged to Sunday, December 4 at Cambridge. Rebecca said: “I did the jump with two of my friends Annie McKay and Maria Green.”
Tensor donated a prize to one of its North West clients Faiveley Transport when the company held a fund raising event, a Christmas Dance, which raised more than £800. The event was held at the Liverpool Racquet's Club. Tensor donated a mobile telephone which was won by Faiveley employee Richard Palin, who is pictured with the prize.
Tensor were contacted by two executives from Luton Borough Council regarding sponsorship desperately needed for a charity event in aid of the Luton based Keech Cottage Children’s Hospice. The two executives, Frank Harrison, 40, and colleague Mike Girle, 52 planned to cycle the 906 miles from Land’s End to John O’ Groats to raise funds for the hospice. They had the backing of the Borough Council who were providing some support but now needed additional sponsorship from business. "We were so pleased when we got our commercial backers" exclaimed Frank to the Tensor reporter, as he described the moment when Tensor plc and EGS Ltd agreed to jointly finance their expenses. "If it wasn’t for Tensor and EGS then it simply would not have happened" he said. The pair set off on their marathon on Saturday June 12, 2004 and took 10 days to complete the tough charity ride. Frank said "it wasn’t plain sailing as we had a couple of punctures and a near collision at the start when Mike nearly ran into the back of me!" Along the way they had to endure the hard Scottish summer "it was cold, rainy and I nearly got hypothermia. I had to stop and rest at one point. We each took turns under the hand drier to warm ourselves up" said Frank. When we spoke Mike Girle, he echoed the same comments as Frank, but added, "you know, quiet often the public are completely unaware of how Business helps their local communities and this is a splendid example of what does actually happen on the ground. Well done, Tensor and EGS!" he concluded. Well done to you, Frank and Mike, the splendid effort was all yours - Ed
We all know that these days, schools often find it hard to finance even some of the most basic requirements for learning such as reading and writing materials; so when Vanessa Parker of Crosshall Nursery School contacted Tensor we were pleased we were able to help with a donation. Vanessa explained The money will be used to buy some of the many books that are required. These will be a mixture of hard backed and soft backed books, some with protective covers. Vanessa and her team are also running fund raising events to boost the school coffers. Donations from other firms and businesses in the area would also be most welcome. Crosshall Nursery School opened 7 years ago and currently has 32 pupils. Concluding Vanessa said to the Tensor reporter The school is very grateful - a big Thank you Tensor from all the children Crosshall Day Nursery, The Infant School, Great North Road, Eaton Ford, St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Crosshall Day Nursery, The Infant School, Great North Road, Eaton Ford, St Neots, Cambridgeshire
Tensor plc has made a donation of £75 to the very worthy national cause of the British Heart Foundation. Tensor as a company has given £50, while some employees raised £25 themselves in a couple of days. Kate Smith, After Sales & Project Manager at Tensor plc, who organised the employee contribution, said: “The British Heart Foundation is such a worthwhile charity and means a lot to us as a caring company, so we wanted to make a donation.” The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is a registered charity, and its mission statement reads: “Our vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease. We'll achieve this through pioneering research, vital prevention activity and ensuring quality care and support for everyone living with heart disease.” Via revenue streams such as fundraising, income from public funding, investment income and retail, the organisation on average raises £100 million per year. Despite the difficult economic climate BHF, was still able to invest £85.7m of charitable expenditure last year, the money going into research and prevention and care activity. If you would like to donate money or get involved in fundraising work, log on to the website www.bhf.org.uk/.