Compliance and FM provider phs Compliance has acquired OCS Compliance, part of the OCS UK Group.
OCS Compliance supplies a range of electrical and environmental compliance services to customers across many sectors in the UK - including portable appliance testing, fixed electrical testing and inspection, and thermal imaging and emergency lighting maintenance.
As part of the deal, phs Compliance will become the preferred supplier of compliance services to OCS Group.
phs Compliance, part of the phs Group, has a 50-year history of carrying out electrical testing and inspection, compliance and FM services, and has more than 400 engineers nationwide.
OCS Compliance activities will be merged into phs Compliance and its employees will transfer into phs Compliance’s 500-strong team.
Dan Lee, managing director of phs Compliance, said: “This deal will see us further strengthen our market-leading position in the UK electrical testing sector and we will be able to offer clients even greater service coverage. We look forward to working with OCS as its preferred supplier and to welcoming the OCS Compliance staff into our team.”
Jon Fowler, managing director of OCS Specialist Services Division, said: “OCS Group UK Limited undertook a strategic review of the business to ensure it was trading in markets where its skills, experience and competences can drive growth and exceptional levels of service for our customers.
“A key output from this review was a decision to reshape our business and transfer our compliance services to phs Group. phs Compliance delivers over 14 million compliance inspections for 35,000 customer sites every year and we are confident that the customers we are transferring over will receive the highest quality service.”