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X-Genics appoints NIFES Consulting Group as Health & Safety adviser

10-26-2010 09:26 AM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: X-Genics

/ PR Agency: Allerton Communications
X-Genics, the provider of eManager compliance software products, is pleased to announce the appointment of NIFES Consulting Group as its preferred health and safety adviser and surveyor to help GPs better manage the changes taking place in the NHS. The partnership will combine the technical facilities and delivery skills of X-Genics with the H&S and risk assessment experience and know-how of NIFES, helping medical practices achieve CQC compliance and a painless transition to consortium status.

NIFES, a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange-listed Spice Group Plc and an experienced multidisciplinary consultancy, has a considerable presence in the NHS sector. The company employs highly competent teams comprising building surveyors, engineers and scientists, with specialists in fire safety, asbestos and disability access. Their credentials qualify them to evaluate the healthcare environment from all aspects.

The qualities make NIFES an ideal partner for X-Genics and both groups look forward to forging a solid partnership. “We are delighted with the opportunity to work with NIFES,” said Bharat Patel, the CEO of X-Genics. “NIFES will bring a much respected skill set to complement the services we will provide to GP practices and the newly forming consortia.”

In addition to Health & Safety assessments and Property Appraisal surveys, NIFES provides assistance with risk assessments (including fire, legionella, COSHH and workplace risk assessment). Commenting on X-Genics’ technology, Dr Simon Kempton, Technical Services Director at NIFES, said: “I was impressed by the potential of the X-Genics technology. The company’s eManager expert system will allow clients to better manage internal risk. More than that, crucially, it will also provide unique real-time feedback and updates on tracking performance – an ever increasingly important aspect in the challenging times ahead. This promises a new and different way of delivering proactive services, which we hope clients will find helpful and exciting.”

Further information:
Bharat Patel
+44 (0) 0845 680 9204

Media enquiries:
Allerton Communications
Peter Curtain
+44 (0)20 3137 2500

About X-Genics Limited

X-Genics is a provider of compliance software to businesses, professional groups and public-sector organisations. Its first product, eManager, is an effective, simple, easy to use software system designed to ensure regulatory and corporate governance compliance. The software supports internal policies and procedures concerning Human Resources, Health & Safety, Corporate Governance and Administration.

eManager requires minimum training to use and staff require no prior knowledge of the underlying legislation that governs these processes. It updates automatically with any incoming regulation, ensuring the highest levels of compliance across all sites.

X-Genics publishing partners include Government organisations, academic bodies, and other publishers in the regulatory field. The Company also provides bespoke products and training modules tailored to specific client and industry requirements, providing rapid implementation of compliance processes without the significant outlay or in-house infrastructure often required.

For more information, visit

About NIFES Consulting Group

NIFES was established over 55 years ago to advise the UK’s energy users on ways to improve efficiency. Today, it has a wider portfolio of services including Solutions in Energy, Engineering and Property, Appraisal and Asset Management.

NIFES today is a fast growing professional consultancy with over 140 staff located UK wide and 4 regional centres: Altrincham, Nottingham, Bishop’s Stortford and Glasgow.

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