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GAS is streets ahead, with sales floor of the future

Over 10,000 business customers, £160,000 raised for social and charitable causes and 200 jobs created in the past year alone. A set of impressive figures indeed, and Great Annual Savings (GAS) believes it must continue taking steps to leave a positive footprint in the communities in which it operates.

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Introducing the GASplay e-gaming zone

Many of the world’s best companies recognise the benefits of on-the-job fun to optimise employees’ wellbeing and Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) is set to join the best of them with its’ very own e-gaming zone.

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GAS revealed as SAFC principal partner for 2020/21

Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) is proud to be announced as Sunderland AFC’s principal partner for the 2020/21 season. The initial two-year agreement will see the GAS brand emblazoned on the front of club’s famous red and white shirt, as well as the new away shirt. The organisations are long-standing

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Driving workplace standards higher at GAS

Find the morning commute slightly stressful? You’re not alone. Two thirds of British office workers claim that parking is either insufficient or pushed to the limit at their workplace, according to a research study from car insurance provider, Chaucer Direct.

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Let’s get GASfit

Colleagues at Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) will be the fittest around once the Group’s new 80,000 square foot campus headquarters is completed. GAS’ North East-based colleagues will be moving into state-of-the-art new premises at Spectrum 7 later this year and the “fit–out” has already begun. Last week we announced

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Safety first as colleagues begin phased return

It has been a big day at Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) as we welcome 160 of our colleagues back to the workplace in a safe, working-from-home phased return. Colleagues from the UKI Enterprise, UKI Corporate, UKI Field divisions and all professional functions logged on for the first time since

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GAStronomy: satisfying employees’ appetite for success

#OurPeopleFirst The development plans for Great Annual Savings Group’s (GAS) new 80,000 square foot campus headquarters are now finalised and the exciting fit-out will begin next week. The GAS leadership were posed the question of how to use all of this new space effectively and the answer was reached by

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GAS putting staff first

The leadership at Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) are currently putting the finishing touches to a return-to-work plan to ensure a safe operating environment for its 300 staff across the UK. The Group is making a significant investment in ensuring its offices are “Covid-ready” and its field-based staff have suitable

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Paul JohnsonGroup Financial Director

Paul Johnson is very much a home-grown talent.

He joined Great Annual Savings Group in its infancy, fresh from a youth career as a professional footballer with Hartlepool United.  He quickly established a reputation within the business and aced all required accountancy qualifications in the space of four years to become the Group’s Management Accountant.

Several successful projects later, Paul was promoted to Head of Finance.  When the former FD left GAS, he took on the mantle of the business’ most senior finance professional; boasting a string of incredible achievements all under the age of 30.

Quote:

“I have witnessed phenomenal growth at the Group over the many years I’ve worked here and I’m looking forward to guiding the Group into an exciting new chapter.”

Interesting fact:

Paul made his professional debut for Hartlepool United against Bournemouth in the Football League.  Some say Danny Ings still resides in his pocket to this day.