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History of WAVE

Founder James Bailey will say a fond farewell to WAVE in December 2021 following the successful transition of WAVE forming an Employee Ownership Trust. Under James’s leadership WAVE has grown to work with some of the UK’s largest food retailers and distributors and rank #1 of all small Investors in People accredited organisations who operate in and around the construction sector

2021

Ellie Clare appointed as the judge at the Investors in People Awards 2021

2021

Shortlisted in the Employee Engagement of the Year at the Investors in People Awards 2021

2021

Shortlisted in the Environmental Initiative (with ASDA) and Marketing Initiative of the Year at the National Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heat Pump Awards 2021

2021

Shortlisted in the Individual Achievement (WAVE Founder James Bailey), Small Company Achievement and Student of the Year (Jack Brockbank) categories at the RAC Cooling Awards 2021

2021

Appointed as Refrigeration Consultant to Bidfood

2021

Our 2020 Investors in People assessment ranked WAVE at Number 1 out of 155 accredited business who operate in the construction sector, and 38 out of all 1,917 Investors in People accredited businesses (0-49 employees)

2021

On the 11th December, WAVE became one of less than 500 UK companies to form an Employee Ownership Trust (please see the downloads section for press release)

2020

Alongside ASDA, WAVE won the Retail Project of the Year award for the development of a TCO calculator, our Ellie Clare won the Silver Award for the Student of the Year award, and WAVE were Highly Commended in the Diversity Impact Award category at the 2020 RAC Cooling Awards

2020

Shortlisted in the Employer of the Year, Social Responsibility and our founder James Bailey for Business Leader of the Year at the Investors in People Awards

2020

Shortlisted in the Refrigeration Project, Retail Initiative, Small Business Achievement and Diversity Impact categories at the RAC Cooling Awards

2020

Appointed as Refrigeration Consultant to Sainsbury’s

2020

Part of the team that won the Refrigeration Innovation of the Year at the ACR & Heat Pump Awards

2020

Accredited as an Investors in People – Silver Status business. At the time of accreditation WAVE ranked #7 of all accredited businesses operating in and around the construction sector

2019

Relocated our operation in India from Bangalore to Trivandrum

2019

Launched our pioneering and continuous Sustainable Development Goals Initiative

2019

Part of the team that won the Environmental Collaboration of the Year at the RAC Cooling Awards

2019

Our Operations Manager Ellie Clare who started with WAVE as a Trainee Administrator won the Young Professional of the Year at the Keighley & Airedale Business Awards

2019

Moved into our business owned premises in Cross Hills

2019

Appointed as Refrigeration Consultant to Fortnum & Mason

2019

Winners of the inaugural RAC Cooling Business of the Year

2018

Commencement of providing technical support and asset management services to the Co-op

2018

Winners of the Engineering Business of the year at the Keighley & Airedale Business Awards

2018

Moved into our first office – rented premises in Keighley

2017

Appointed as Refrigeration Consultant to ALDI

2017

Acquired a Refrigeration Consultancy in Bangalore, India

2017

Appointed as Refrigeration Consultant to the Proudfoot Group

2017

Appointed as Refrigeration Consultant to ASDA

2016

WAVE was established by James and Joanne Bailey

2015

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