Our Social Responsibility
All of us at WORKHORSE GROUP are committed to creating a better world for our next generation and beyond to live in, with ongoing projects to further reduce our carbon footprint, support of local wildlife trusts and charities, investments in grass roots football and sponsorship of a number of professional and semi professional sporting clubs we are proud to be in a position to help make a small difference to this great nation we live in.
ECOLOGI Climate Positive Workforce
The Workhorse Family are very proud to support ECOLOGI by being a Climate Positive Workforce. As a family owned Group we are committed to leaving behind a sustainable planet for our children, grandchildren and their future families too.
Every one of our staff members is now climate positive. This means Workhorse Group are offsetting their entire carbon footprint, including emissions from their commercial and domestic fleets, multiple commercial premises, and staff member's homes, personal travel, holidays, food, hobbies and more.
For further details visit https://ecologi.com/workhorsegroup
ARMED FORCES COVENANT #forourforces
WORKHORSE GROUP are proud to demonstrate our support for the Armed Forces Community by signing an Armed Forces Covenant. In doing so we recognise the value Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reservists, Veterans and military families contribute to our business and our country. We support the employment of veterans, recognising military skills and qualifications in our recruitment and selection process; working with the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) to support the employment of Service leavers.
COLCHESTER UNITED FC
We are delighted to announce that Workhorse Group will be the new away sponsor for Colchester United FC for the next two seasons, 21/22 and 22/23.
Our logo will now be on the front of the shirts, as Hayden Mullins and the U's squad look for success in their fixtures away from the JobServe Community Stadium.
Colchester United's Football Sales Executive Ben Conway said of the new relationship: "Workhorse Group are a fantastic local business who are involved in local sports sponsorships at a wide range of levels.
"We are excited to have entered this brilliant partnership with them and thank them for their commitment to the club.
"We look forward to working with them to develop a mutually beneficial partnership over the course of the sponsorship and seeing the Workhorse Group logo on the front of our away shirts as we journey around the country."
Workhorse Group Director Simon Dickerson added: "With community at the heart of what we do as a group, we are delighted to be working with a football club that shares our ethos and can’t wait to build a long-standing relationship for seasons to come."
ESSEX WILDLIFE TRUST
THE WILDLIFE TRUST are the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature. Our climate is in crisis and our species face extinction. The natural world needs our help. Together we can protect the future.
SUFFOLK WILDLIFE TRUST is Suffolk’s nature charity – the only organisation dedicated to safeguarding Suffolk’s wildlife and countryside. We make a difference for Suffolk by managing nature reserves - securing a bigger, better and more connected landscape for wildlife and by inspiring the next generation through hands-on experiences with nature.
SUFFOLK WILDLIFE TRUST
PARTNER OF THE ESSEX CRICKET BUSINESS CLUB
We're delighted to announce that we're teaming up with Essex County Cricket Club this summer & have become a Partner of the Essex Cricket Business Club!
BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT FC
WH SHORT Removals and Storage are proud to sponsor their home football team, Brightlingsea Regent FC. Nicknamed The R's, Regent play in the Isthmian Senior Premier League, the 7th tier of English football. All of the Workhorse team look forward to following their successes this season and wish the Team the very best for the coming campaign.
THE ROBIN CANCER TRUST
Long before his time with us here at Workhorse Group, our owner Simon has followed and helped raise money for THE ROBIN CANCER TRUST and we are delighted to be able to join them on there journey and see how this incredible charity grows under the guidance of there Founder and CEO, Toby Freeman and all there amazing supporters.
GAS RECREATION YOUTH
GAS Recreation Youth is a local Colchester based FA Charter Standard youth football club created over 3 years ago by our owner Simon and run by the incredible parents and volunteers.
We here at Workhorse Group are delighted to be part of this wonderful club and are heavily involved in supporting the clubs community ethos and player development.
STANWAY PEGASUS YOUTH FC U7s
Stanway Pegasus FC are a local Colchester based football club. We are delighted to sponsor their Under 7s, supporting our team member as a coach and his son as a player.
All at Workhorse Group are delighted to be part of this local club and to help to promote participation in sport and inclusion for all at the earliest stages of their footballing careers from a 5-a-side level upwards.
During the difficult time bought to us all by the pandemic we were delighted to support our local Brightlingsea, Wivenhoe and Colchester foodbank.
Watching first hand a community pull together to support one another and seeing the amazing and inspirational work the community volunteers do, its humbling and comforting to know there is help out there.
Please follow their social media posts in regards to where and what these incredible volunteers are up to next and for any relevant contact details.