June 2017

Honours at the 2017 ECA Awards

More accolades for Haste at the ECA Awards this year ... In addition to winning the Innovating in Contracting prize, we also scooped a 'highly commended' in the Contractor of the Year section.

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May 2016

Haste Charity Work in Nepal

Since 2014, employees at Haste have been fundraising in aid of a Nepalese charity that helps Tibetan refugees, a cause discovered on a trip in 2014 by Iain Christie (before the devastating 2015 earthquake).

To date Haste has raised about £2000, and importantly because we send the money straight to the Nepalese charity, every penny is directed to the people that need it most. Read more >

March 2016

Haste Employees Charity Work

Many of Haste’s employees give up their spare time to perform charitable acts, and this news item covers one such act by its Health & Safety Manager - Ian Hopwood. Read more >

April 2015

Haste Working for Water Utility Company
during major incident

Haste's major incident team were contracted to help manage customer care, dissemination of information, distribution of bottled water and appliance repairs during a water discolouration incident affecting about 1500 customers in the Coulsdon area of south London

The discolouration occurred due to a pipework fault resulting in turbulent water through the network. The net result was cloudy water that was not harmful to health. Read more >

March 2015

Haste's "cut-out fire" service

Haste are the experts when it comes to dealing with electrical fires at or around the DNO’s cut-out position. Haste are assigned to deal with about twenty of these incidents every year.

This service is used by most of the UK’s DNO’s to make emergency repairs thus enabling the customer’s installation to be re-energised as soon as possible... most incidents are re-energised on the same day as the fire! Read more >

March 2015

Customer Service Innovations

Haste's are proud of the consistent standards of excellent customer care that is at the heart of every service it provides.

Haste reputation has been built on past and continued excellence, and is renowned throughout the industry for the levels of customer care provided. This is recognised and aptly demonstrated by various customer service awards that have been presented to Haste. Read more >

January 2015

Haste's Emergency Generator Service

Haste’s emergency and planned generator service is contracted by Western Power Distribution, Scottish & Southern Energy Power Distribution and Scottish Hydro.

The service is unique in that Haste engineers with MOCOPA competency are able to connect direct to the customer’s installation, thus offering a simple and rapid solution to power outage incidents. Read more >

July 2014

Haste charity day at Hilsea Lido

Haste recently provided equipment and labour free of charge during a charity day at Portsmouth’s Hilsea Lido. The lido is currently being refurbished in an effort to save it from permanent closure.

When it became apparent that Portsmouth County Council planned to close Hilsea Lido at the end of the 2008 season a pressure group was formed and began investigating alternative ways of saving this much loved facility. Read more >

June 2014

Haste wins prestigious Customer Services Award!

Ian Hopwood and Danny Lakin attended the awards ceremony, receiving the award for Winners of Customer Services Innovation 2014.

The European Call Centre & Customer Service Awards 2014 took place on 12 June 2014 on the banks of the River Thames, Old Billingsgate with spectacular views of Tower Bridge, South Bank and the Shard. Read more >

April 2014

St Marys Church, Buriton

Haste complete high specification lighting scheme

Since early March 2014, HASTE LTD electrical engineers have been working to install a new and innovative lighting scheme (including purpose-built fabricated fittings) to a very high specification. Read more >

December 2013

Scotland Storm 5th December 2013

Report on Haste’s Mobilisation, Welfare Bus & 3 kw Generator service - Inverness/Perth/Oban

The storm hit early Thursday morning (5th December 2013), and affected a great swathe of Scotland. Haste had taken the precaution of mobilising 10 men and 2 Welfare buses the previous afternoon. Read more >

November 2013

New service announcement! Site Survey Technicians
for New Connections / Alterations

The new role depends on Haste's close working relationship with UK Power Networks, specifically with their sales teams.

We are providing UKPN with a survey service on new connection or service alteration requests. Asked what the work entails Tony Terzza stated, "Technicians need to have excellent customer service skills which is why Haste are perfect for the job. Read more >

October 2013

Haste donations help raise £747 for SSE Hydro charity

The Haste team plus Welfare Bus were present at this years Linesman's Rodeo event organised by Alasdair Crowe of SSE Oban depot.

The event was held at the Black Isle Showground near Inverness, and Haste donated prizes that helped raise £747 for Moray Firth Radio Cash for Kids.
Read more >

August 2013

Latest addition to the Welfare bus

Haste are proud to announce the latest service to supplement the array of benefits the customer care welfare bus has to offer.

Free WiFi has been installed to the bus, allowing customers to log on and access the Internet and email via a multi-channel router. The service is completely free and takes about 15 seconds to connect. Read more >

August 2013

Western Power Distribution award Haste a further contract

Providing a quality efficient service – always on time.

Since 2003 Haste have provided the service to attend to Neutral faults with the Distributors in the midlands. The current owners Western Power Distribution have now endorsed the services of Haste and engaged them for a further framework agreement. Read more >

March 2013

Haste called to assist SSE with the Kintyre storms

The Kintyre peninsula was battered by a late winter storm in March 2013, bringing down countless power lines and affecting 20,000 households.

Haste were tasked by SSE Hydro staff to provide temporary generator power to vulnerable customers in remote locations. Read more >

December 2012

Haste awarded contract by Electricity North West

Following their assistance in a major incident Electricity North West have fully endorsed the service supplied by Haste in awarding a framework agreement for the supply of emergency incident support following voltage incidents.

ENW has awarded Haste a framework agreement to deal with customer services and appliance repairs following voltage incidents on a larger scale. Read more >

December 2012

Western Power Distribution gives Haste the big thumbs-up

Western Power Distribution has endorsed the services of Haste and re-engaged their services for the supply of their services.

Haste has now been signed up to a new framework agreement with Western Power Distribution to provide responsive repairs and maintenance to Rising & Sub mains throughout the Midlands. Read more >

October 2012

Argyll & Bute - Riser works – SSE Scotland

During the Autumn of 2012 Haste were asked to install risers & distribution equipment at various residential sites on the isles of Bute & Cumbrae, by our client SSE Hydro.

Haste deployed a team of 4 men who worked across three sites over 3 months, completing the work under budget and within deadlines. Read more >


Solar farm earning money - ahead of time!

The Haste PV team ensured a professional response
providing a fast and efficient installation.

When the sun is shining, it is estimated the power produced by 1830 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) panels is 400 kW. To a heavy user of electricity this has the benefit of some considerable financial saving in addition to the environmental impact or carbon footprint being considerably improved. Read more >


HASTE win E.ON's prestigious SHE award

Leadership, innovation and commitment to safety,
health & the environment.

Having demonstrated consistently high standards of leadership and innovation in their approach to safety, health and the environment HASTE have won this year's E.ON SHE (Safety, Health & Environment) competition. Read more >


Central Networks SHE Competition

Exceptional Environmental Initiatives

The final of this years SHE competition hosted by Central Networks saw Ian Hopwood presenting the results... Read more >


SSE Open Day

Services and Achievements

Iain Christie, Managing Director of HASTE, offered a warm welcome and reviewed how far HASTE has come since it started in 1996... Read more >


HASTE gain Constructionline accreditation

Increasing commitment to Safety & Quality

HASTE are pleased to announce accreditation by Constructionline, the UK’s register of pre-qualified local and national construction and construction related suppliers... Read more >


Quality of service is now verified

HASTE celebrates their ISO 9001:2008 accreditation

HASTE is celebrating the announcement that their ISO 9001:2008 assessments have been successful. The good news arrived after the final audit was completed by IEC, the ISO auditing organisation... Read more >


E.ON commission HASTE for a further 5 years

HASTE has been awarded the E.ON electrical support services contract

HASTE are pleased to announce that they have just been awarded a further 5 year contract to provide E.ON Central Networks region with electrical support services... Read more >


HASTE sponsors Macmillan Cancer Support Walk

HASTE sponsors Nellie’s Walk in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

The Midhurst based Macmillan unit which opened in 1976, are actively raising money for the Macmillan Cancer Support charity... Read more >


HASTE NERS accreditation boosts service

HASTE electricians authorised to carry out main fuse work.

HASTE is now ‘LV cable installation jointing’, accredited by LR NERS, with every HASTE electrician authorised to restore power to a property the moment it is made safe... Read more >

© Haste Limited 2013

Customer testimonials

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