COVID-19 Business Update

Monday, May 18th, 2020

Following our post from March 2020, we wanted to provide an update regarding how Fairfields are continuing to operate safely during the current COVID-19 pandemic and share some of the measures we are preparing to put in place for our phased return to ‘normal’ activities. We continue to take the situation very seriously, and we […]

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We Invest in People Silver

We invest in people - Silver Accreditation

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

We are delighted to announce that Fairfield Control Systems Ltd and Fairfield Engineering Solutions Ltd have both been awarded the ‘We invest in people, silver accreditation’ from Investors in People. Silver is a fantastic achievement and something only around 15% of the organisations assessed achieve. It means that the right principles are in place but more […]

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NAW 2020

National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

3rd to 9th February is National Apprenticeship Week 2020 – a campaign Fairfields is proud to support annually. Fairfields has been running its own successful Apprenticeship programme for almost 20 years and apprentices are a key component to the company’s 33 years of success. Almost half of Fairfields workforce is made up of former or […]

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Toolbox Talk

Toolbox Talk from CPA Automation

Friday, January 24th, 2020

Fairfield engineers received an important product update from CPA Automation this week in relation to harmonic and transient disturbances. As well as costs introduced due to inefficiency, power quality problems can also lead to premature failure of equipment. With ever increasing technology on the factory floor and the rise of Industry 4.0, these updates are […]

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FCS Festive knits

Friday, December 13th, 2019

For the fifth year running, staff at Fairfields got into the Christmas spirit and donned their festive woollies for Christmas Jumper Day 2019 in aid of Save the Children. Money was raised through a raffle, cake sale, sweepstake and even a by sticking a nose on James Blunt whilst blindfolded…! Donations to Save the Children […]

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Rockwell Automation TechEd 2019

TechEd EMEA 2019

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Five more Fairfield Engineers are attending Rockwell Automation’s TechED 2019 event in Munich this week from 21 to 24 October. Billed as Rockwell’s ‘Premier Technology Education Event’, TechEd 2019 offers more than 150 sessions over three and a half days, including thought-provoking keynote presentations, expert-led sessions, interactive labs and innovative demonstrations. Delegates have the opportunity […]

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Functional Safety Seminar

Apprentices and Graduates at the SICK Functional Safety Seminar

Friday, October 18th, 2019

We have SICK in house today providing a functional safety seminar to some of our apprentices and graduates, providing them an understanding of the basic requirements of the functional safety standards, particularly ISO 13849 and how to apply it practically. SICK are one of the market leaders for intelligent sensors in industrial automation, and possess […]

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Long Service Awards

[L-R] Mark Scott, Oliver Mangham, Jason Varney, Sally Beers, Jon Truman

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

We are delighted that 5 members of staff have reached significant long service milestones at Fairfields in 2019: Mark Scott & Jon Truman – 20 years’ service Sally-Anne Beers, Jason Varney & Oliver Mangham – 15 years’ service We are delighted that so many staff remain with Fairfields throughout their career, from apprentice or graduate […]

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Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

Following the recent World Mental Health Day last week, a representative from Mind, the charity for better mental health, was invited to Head Office to deliver training on ‘Managing Mental Health at Work’.  A number of employees attended who are responsible for managing staff or for staff well-being from both Fairfield Control Systems and Fairfield […]

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Bassetlaw Foodbank donations

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Fairfields have been collecting items for the Bassetlaw Foodbank over the past 2 weeks as part of the ‘Reverse Advent Calendar’ campaign – start with an empty box and add items every day in the run up to Christmas. Today, 2 large boxes of food and toiletries donated by staff were delivered to the Bassetlaw […]

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