GGF forms the Helix Group

HELIX-GROUPThe Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) has formed a new company called ‘The Helix Group’ which will act as the umbrella company for all the GGF’s subsidiary commercial companies.

Within The Helix Group will be some well-known industry brands including:

  • FENSA, the main competent person scheme for the industry’s installation companies
  • GGFi, the home improvement insurance company
  • British Fenestration Rating Council (BFRC), the premier UK authority for independently verified ratings of energy efficient windows and energy efficient doors
  • RISA, the independent and impartial Inspection and auditing services to the fenestration and construction industries
  • Helix Training (formerly GGF Training), the education and training organisation
  • Borough IT, the IT solutions company

Jon Vanstone, chief executive of The Helix Group commented: “This is an exciting development following the GGF’s decision to restructure its companies. With all the GGF’s commercial subsidiaries under one group company, we will focus on our strengths and aim to further improve the performances of the companies within the group to provide greater support for the GGF.”

Brian Baker, chairman of the GGF board and immediate past president added: “This is positive step by the GGF board that will allow the subsidiary companies to concentrate solely on their commercial objectives whilst the GGF focuses on continuing the delivery of high level benefits for its membership.”