News

You'll find all our company news here, including updates on our activities to support the office sector, community projects and charities.

Congratulations to our Customer Services team!

We're really proud to announce that a number of our colleagues have been shortlisted as finalists in the upcoming South West Contact Centre Awards.

Helping organisations across Dorset achieve outstanding value
It is with great pleasure that we can announce that our exclusive contract with Dorset County Council has been renewed to help organisations across Dorset make even better savings.
Shortlist success at the eCommerce Awards 2016!
We are thrilled to have been announced as a finalist for an eCommerce Award for Excellence, which highlights how far we’ve come in our eCommerce journey with you.
Important Safety Notice - Product Recall - The Consortium Branded Colouring Pens

It has come to our attention that a number of the Colouring Pens we supply have not been compliant with the required safety standard we would expect. The required standard is BS7272-1:2008. This standard governs the specifications for Safety Caps for Writing and Marking Instruments which dictates the amount of airflow that passes through the cap.

Staff raise thousands for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Members of The Consortium's charity team presented a cheque for more than £9,000 to Wiltshire Air Ambulance as part of their on-going fundraising for their nominated charity of the year.

Helping to support National Air Ambulance Week

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink!
Members of the Executive team met with a face full of water recently when they volunteered themselves to be put 'In the Stocks' - all in the name of charity!

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of victory in Europe

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day 70) which will be celebrated across the country this summer.

Staff at The Consortium raise over £11,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

During 2014 employees from The Consortium raised over £11,000 for their chosen charity of the year, Wiltshire Air Ambulance, which they were delighted to present to the charity recently.

Working with Dorset County Council for longer

We are delighted to say our cleaning and janitorial supplies contract with Dorset County Council has been extended! This means we are able to continue providing exceptional value on essential cleaning and janitorial products for longer.

Important Safety Notice: The Consortium Branded Handwriting Pen
It has come to our attention that a number of The Consortium branded 'handwriting pens' we supply have not been compliant with the required safety standard we would expect.
Staff jump for joy after completing charity skydive

Last weekend saw the final member of a group of team-spirited staff leap from a plane for The Consortium's nominated charity of the year, Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

The Consortium wins Education Exporter of the year

The Consortium has won the Education Exporter of the Year Award at this year’s prestigious Education Resources Awards, held at the Education Show in Birmingham last week....

The Consortium Launches New Community Programme

The Consortium has launched a new community initiative as part of its responsible business programme...

The Consortium's employees raise £12,000 for Wiltshire Air Ambulance

They voted to support the air ambulance last January and then organised raffles, quiz nights and a charity golf day to raise as much money as possible throughout 2012...

The Consortium wins 'Product Supplier of the Year'

The Consortium was presented with EducationInvestor's Product Supplier of the Year award at a prestigious ceremony in London on 15 November...

Congratulations to Ashfield Junior School in Hertfordshire and Baylis Court School in Slough whose amazing, creative displays won The Consortium's 2012 Display Competition for primary and secondary schools...

The new Apple iPad mini has arrived!

The latest exciting addition to the Apple range, the iPad mini, is now available to buy from The Consortium...

We are celebrating the best ever results from our annual customer satisfaction survey...

The Consortium has been helping out a summer school in Wiltshire that will make the transition to secondary school much easier for a group of new pupils...

The Consortium shortlisted for EducationInvestor Award

The Consortium has been selected as a finalist at this year's EducationInvestor Awards in the Product Supplier of the Year category...