Business Fives Football Event

Business Fives Football Event

On Friday, August 11th, Elite made their second appearance of the year at the East of Scotland Business Fives event in Sighthill Edinburgh. We are thrilled to announce that our team delivered an outstanding performance, making it to the Semi-finals and getting one step closer to winning the coveted trophy.

We would like to extend our congratulations to the winners of the Business Fives event: Johston Carmicheal for the Champions League, BNY Mellon for the Europa League, and Lyon and Turnbull for the Conference League.

If you want to learn more about the Business Five event, you can visit their site here. This amazing event offers a chance for colleagues to bond outside of the office in a fun and competitive environment, all while making a positive impact on local charities.

A huge well done to all the participants who took part in the event!

Elite at the Business Fives

Elite at the Business Fives

On Friday the 17th March, we saw Elite make its’ inaugural appearance at the East of Scotland Business fives in Sighthill Edinburgh.

The team gave an excellent account of themselves – despite team captain Henry playing on with a fractured finger! – reaching the quarter finals before losing in a tight game 2-1 to Avaloq.

Here at Elite, we will to pass on our congratulations to the Business Fives winners Wheatley Homes East.

So far, the team have managed to raise £130, and you still can help reach our goals by sponsoring the team here, all funds raised will go to help Bathgate Golf Club Juniors.

Please enjoy some pictures of the Team along with our first-class Mascots Theo and Lucas who even made special Elite flags for the day!

As a whole the event has so far raised an amazing £4,460 which will be going towards various local charities.

To find out more about Business Five event’s, you can visit there site here and see how this amazing company can help you to allow your colleagues to bond out of the office in a fun and competitive environment, whilst creating a positive impact on local charities.

Huge well done everyone!

Ben Box Lacrosse Update

Ben Box Lacrosse Update

Congratulations to our very own Elite engineer Ben Robertson!

Following the European Box Lacrosse Championship in Hannover which took place over the past month, after a number of challenging games for the Scotland side they made it all the way to the Semi-Finals and placed an outstanding 7th Place. From everyone at Elite we were so happy to support Ben and the team and we couldn’t be prouder of the Scotland team’s achievement and putting Scotland Box Lacrosse on the map.

Schedule/Results – eblc 2022

Cycle September 2020 – Summary

Cycle September 2020 – Summary

Congratulations team Elite for participating so enthusiastically in the Cycle September 2020 challenge!

Under the careful guidance of our Captain 🙂 supported by his very able First Lieutenant JC, our team smashed our 1,000 mile month target clocking up a total of 1114 miles during September.

More than 50% of the team took part in the challenge and we collectively contributed and helped save more than 1200lbs of carbon CO2 emissions.

In terms of the final places in our company size categories; Elite finished #1 In West Lothian and, #9 in the UK. Worldwide we finished #4 for Manufacturing and Engineering companies. An amazing achievement.

Finally, a massive thank you too for the huge encouragement received from all our colleagues in Elite House – it really helped especially, when the sun didn’t come out!

Keep up the good habits everyone and thank you once again for all your help & support!

Captain Benji Kirkpatrick, Systems Engineer Elite Control Systems Ltd

Last Week – Cycle September 2020

Last Week – Cycle September 2020

Last week of the Global Cycle September 2020 challenge and Team Elite still competing for that top spot!

So far, our team have cycled a total of 867 miles, ranking #1 in West Lothian for companies of similar size, and #14 nationally. We are also #27 worldwide.

The 1000 mile mark is within touching distance so well done everybody and keep it up!

#SavingEmissions #LoveToRide #CycleSeptember

Cycle September 2020

Cycle September 2020

Go Elite! Go Green, Go get fit and, keep it Going!

Week 2 of the September Global Bike Challenge and a solid start made. The Team currently rank #1 in West Lothian, #3 Worldwide for companies in the Engineering and Manufacturing sector and #25 all companies in Scotland.

#SavingEmissions #LoveToRide #CycleSeptember

Elite locally, overall

Elite worldwide, engineering & manufacturing

Elite Control Systems Limited raise funds for SAMH in Charity Christmas Bake Off

Elite Control Systems Limited raise funds for SAMH in Charity Christmas Bake Off

Last week saw Elite Control Systems Limited join forces with Asset Guardian Solutions Limited to hold their annual Charity Christmas Bake Off whilst raising funds for SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health).

Over 15 bakes were brought in by contestants which all came with a Christmas theme and included Christmas cake, chocolate truffles, Christmas Log, Apple Crumble and winning bake: Stem-Ginger Cupcakes as voted the contestants.

Colleagues from AGSL and Elite Control Systems compete in Christmas Bake Off

Contestants in this year’s Christmas Bake Off

Blaire Mcleod: Winner of the AGSL/ECS Christmas Bake Off

Blaire Mcleod: Winner of the AGSL/ECS Christmas Bake Off 2018

Christmas Bakes

the Christmas Bakes

Elite Control Systems Limited would like to thank everyone for their baking efforts and kind donations. By making a donation to SAMH, those in need this Christmas can access support services including Peer Support, Homelessness, Mental Health Outreach, Suicide prevention and more.

About SAMH

SAMH is a Scottish based charity that was founded in 1923 and operates 60 services in communities throughout Scotland, providing various mental health support services including Employment, Mental Health Outreach, Suicide Prevention and Active Living. More information on the charity and the services it provides can be found here.