NADC Secretariat

NADC Secretariat
Mike Ockenden
Head of Secretariat

Mike worked for Barclays Bank for 28 years of which 18 years were spent overseas in six different countries.
He ran Barclays Mortgage business in UK in the 1990’s and then became Director of Direct channels setting up Barclays on-line banking service and centralising the back office for the UK Bank.
In 2001 Mike became a founder shareholder and Director of the Move Factory a centralised conveyancing business trading as MyHomeMove which is now the largest transactional business in the country.

NADC Secretariat
Jayne Neale
NADC Account Executive

From 2000 Jayne ran her own beauty therapy business until 2009 when she began working in a hotel as head house keeper.

Jayne joined Thornby Associates in October 2011 and is the main contact for NADC enquiries.

Jayne is also a Director of Thornby Developments. Jayne’s main hobby is playing golf, she was the Lady Captain for 2014/15 at Cold Ashby Golf Club.

Should have been using the NADC Hydrant App…

And maybe it wouldn’t have happened. It shouldn’t have and has cost Go Plant Ltd £10,000 Read More

DrainSafe Presentations

The latest dates and locations for DrainSafe presentations are listed below. Read More

The NADC Hydrant App

The NADC Hydrant App has been designed to provide a long-term solution to the need for multiple standpipes, and the burden of additional costs incurred, when working across water company regions. Read More

Illegal Fire Hydrant Use

Firms Fined for Illegal Fire Hydrant Use

Thames Water has recently prosecuted four companies for using illegal standpipes to take water from hydrants within the region. The companies were ordered to pay fines ranging between £2,700 and £7,502 for offences related to the Water Industry Act 1991 and the Water Supply and Fitting Regulations 1999.

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SHEA Drains and Sewers

The National Association of Drainage Contractors (NADC) and Energy & Utility Skills are pleased to announce that a new Safety, Health and Environmental Awareness (SHEA) training scheme for the drainage and sewer industry has launched. The new training programme complements the SHEA schemes already in place for the water, power, gas and waste industries, making a complete set for the utilities sector. Read More

DrainSafe Website Launched

DrainSafe is an industry-led approved contractor scheme sponsored by the National Association of Drainage Contractors (NADC). It sets out to provide a framework in which customers of our industry (from householders through to much larger organisations) can have the assurance that their contractor is competent to do the work.

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Financial Help Bulletin 6

The NADC have produced the additional attached bulletin to help our members’ understanding of recent Government legislation in support of businesses during this crisis. The information here is correct as of 4th April, 2021. This PDF document is also available as a download from here.

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