P & I News

Stephanie - Service Control Coordinator

P & I welcome service control coordinator

On Monday 16th September, P & I welcomed service control coordinator, Stephanie Marne, to the team.

10 Years' Service

P & I team member celebrates 10 years’ service

On Friday 16th August, we celebrated Matt Driver’s 10 years’ service with P & I. Matt was joined by his colleagues for a presentation and received a bottle of champagne, a box of chocolates, an extra day’s holiday and a cheque for £100 to mark his 10-year milestone with the company.

New Service Engineers

P & I welcome three new service engineers

Over the last two months, P & I have welcomed three new service engineers to the team, Felix Anokye, James Dean and Len Hardie.

Electrical Design Engineer

P & I welcome electrical design engineer

On Monday 11th March, P & I welcomed electrical design engineer, Vikki Ford, to the team.

Storm Gareth

P & I respond to Storm Gareth

We put together a handful of cases from last week, showing how we kept our customers businesses running during Storm Gareth.


P & I apprentice takes part in Honda Training

In January, our second-year apprentice, Connor Jones, attended one of Honda’s three-day industrial training courses.


P & I talk about what they are doing to prepare for Brexit

On Friday 29th March at 11pm (UK time), the UK will leave the EU with or without a deal, so we interviewed service manager, Ashley Benfield, to find out what P & I are doing in the build up to the UK’s departure.

New Service Engineers

P & I welcome three new service engineers

During January and February, we have welcomed three new service engineers to the team, Ian Sherwood, Ubay Sohail and Mark Mills.

Nathan Apprenticeship Completion

P & I employee completes apprenticeship

Congratulations to Nathan Jackett who has recently completed his Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship with P & I.


P & I achieve CHAS Premium Plus accreditation

We are delighted to announce that we have achieved the CHAS Premium Plus accreditation.

Isabel Business Administration Apprentice

P & I welcome business administration apprentice

On Monday 17th September, P & I welcomed business administration apprentice, Isabel Cowley, to the team.

Electrical Supervisor - Jordan Peskett

P & I welcome electrical supervisor to the projects team

On Monday 7th January, we welcomed electrical supervisor, Jordan Peskett, to the team.

Alan Mak MP

P & I welcome Alan Mak MP and Treasury Minister Robert Jenrick MP

On Friday 14th December, we hosted local MP Alan Mak and Treasury Minister Robert Jenrick MP at our headquarters in Havant.

Design Engineer - Alex Sa

P & I welcome design engineer

On Monday 3rd September, P & I welcomed design engineer, Alex Sa, to the team.

Ria winning AMPS Awards 2019

P & I’s first female apprentice wins industry award

On Thursday 29th November, Ria Parsley, won the Keith Marshall Training and Personal Development Award at the AMPS Awards 2018.

Female Apprentice

P & I welcome first female apprentice engineer

On Monday 30th July, P & I welcomed their very first female apprentice engineer, Ria Parsley.

Business Development Manager

P & I welcome business development manager

On Monday 30th July, P & I welcomed business development manager, Rob Duffy, to the team.

Maggie Retirement

P & I staff wish office manager a happy retirement

On Friday 27th July, P & I bid a fond farewell to office manager, Maggie Bentley, as she left to enjoy her retirement.

10 Year' Service

P & I staff member celebrates 10 years’ service

Last month, we celebrated Jon Terzza’s 10 years’ service with P & I. Joined by his colleagues for a presentation, Jon received a bottle of champagne, a box of chocolates, an extra day’s holiday and a cheque for £100 to mark his 10-year milestone with the company.

Stephen Service Engineer

P & I welcome new service engineer

On Tuesday 12th June, we welcomed new service engineer, Stephen Hockney, to the team.

Sales Apprentices

P & I welcome new sales apprentices

On Tuesday 1st May, P & I welcomed new sales apprentices, Alicja Cyganik and Jade Philocles to the team.

Sales Manager

P & I welcome new sales manager

On Monday 30th April, P & I welcomed new sales manager, Alex Thomas, to the team.

Lead Generation Executive

P & I welcome lead generation executive

On Monday 23rd April, P & I welcomed lead generation executive, Ashley Standring, to the team.

Steve Sales Executive

P & I welcome new sales executive

On Wednesday 7th March, P & I welcomed new sales executive, Steve Nicholls, to the team.

Jerome Design Engineer

P & I welcome design engineer

On Monday 19th February, P & I welcomed design engineer, Jerome Thomas, to the team.

Movember Team Photo

P & I raise over £500 for the Movember Foundation

During the month of November, a team of P & I staff took on the challenge of growing a moustache to raise funds for the Movember Foundation. Over the month, we have managed to raise over £500 through the support of family, friends, colleagues and suppliers.

Ria Work Experience

P & I welcome work experience student

On Monday 27th November, we welcomed work experience student, Ria Parsley, to P & I for the week.

John Retirement

P & I staff wish stores supervisor a happy retirement

On Thursday 30th November, P & I bid a fond farewell to stores supervisor, John Bentley, as he left to enjoy his retirement.


P & I’s office dog celebrates 10 years’ service

This week, Grace (our office dog), celebrates 10 years’ service with P & I. From everyone here at P & I, we would like to thank Grace for her loyal service.

Movember 2017

P & I take part in Movember to raise funds for men’s health

For the month of November, a group of P & I staff are taking part in the challenge of growing a moustache to raise funds for the Movember Foundation.


P & I go green with first hybrid company car

On Friday 1st September, we welcomed our first hybrid car to the fleet, a Volvo XC90 T8 Hybrid.

Caroline Accounts & Payroll Administrator

P & I welcome accounts and payroll administrator

On Tuesday 5th September, P & I welcomed new accounts and payroll administrator, Caroline Newman to the team.

10 Years' Service

Four P & I staff members celebrate 10 years' service

On Friday 25th August, we celebrated four of our team who have reached 10 years’ service with P & I. Maggie Bentley, Ashley Benfield, Dave Lawty and Martin Woodham were all joined by their colleagues for the presentation at our new office in Havant.


P & I welcome new service contract sales executive

On Wednesday 16th August, P & I welcomed new service contract sales executive, Zofia Kostro, to the team.


P & I welcome two new apprentice engineers

On Wednesday 16th August, P & I welcomed new apprentice engineers, Connor Jones and Jay Andrews.

Electrical Engineer Bill & Ashley Benfield

P & I welcome new electrical engineer

On Monday 7th August, we welcomed electrical engineer, Bill Bichard to the P & I team. Bill joins us as a multi-skilled engineer with a background in both generators and UPS systems.


P & I welcome new stores supervisor

On Monday 3rd July, P & I welcomed new stores supervisor, Shaun Langrish, to the P & I team.

New Apprentices Hayley & Nathan

P & I welcome two apprentices to the office team

During the last month, P & I have welcomed two new apprentices to the office team. On Monday 15th May, we welcomed Hayley Laurence as our business administration apprentice and then on Monday 12th June, Nathan Jackett joined the service team as service control apprentice.

New Engineers Bradley & Connor

P & I welcome new engineers

On Monday 5th June, P & I welcomed new service engineers, Bradley Atkins and Connor Robinson to the ever-growing team.


P & I celebrate the official opening of their new building

On Friday 26th May, P & I celebrated the official opening of their new purpose built premises in Harts Farm Way, Havant. The P & I team were joined by customers, suppliers, family and friends, along with Alan Mak, Conservative MP for Havant performing the official opening duties as guest of honour.

What can we learn from the British Airways power failure?

On Saturday 27th May, British Airways suffered a massive IT failure causing huge disruption to holiday makers over the bank holiday weekend.


P & I welcome new engineer

On Monday 24th April, we welcomed new service engineer, Abbas Hassan, to the P & I team. Abbas joins us as a multi-skilled engineer with a background in both generators and UPS systems.

Dave & Matt

P & I announce internal promotions

The new financial year has seen two P & I employees receive internal promotions. As of 1st April, both Dave Lawty and Matt Driver will start their new roles within P & I.

Ruan - Fast Response Engineer

P & I welcome new fast response engineer to the team

Due to our continuing success, P & I have been actively recruiting for engineers to join our team. On Monday 13th March, Ruan Brydon joined the company as a fast response engineer.


P & I welcome new project manager

On Monday 27th February, we welcomed our new project manager, Alan Houghton, to the P & I team.


P & I invest in extensive staff training for 2017

In the week commencing 16th January, we kick started this training with our first instalment, the hire fleet.

Wesley Benfield

P & I welcome a familiar face back to the team

On Monday 9th January, Wesley Benfield re-joined the company as a service engineer. Having completed an intensive two-day induction, Wesley is now out and about on the road serving our customers.

P & I take part in Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day

On Friday 16th December, the P & I team took part in the Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. In total, we managed to raise £105.20 from the donations made for wearing our jumpers, the bake sale and the guess the amount of chocolates.

Uganda Team

P & I return to the Uganda Virus Research Institute

On Thursday 2nd December, P & I engineers Andy Taylor and Gary Chrismas flew out to Entebbe in Uganda, just north of Lake Victoria.

Laura Martin & Ross Grant

P & I welcome their newest team members

We would like to welcome both Ross Grant and Laura Martin to the P & I team.

Team 26

Good Luck to Team 26 at the ThunderCat Racing Championship

P & I Generators would like to wish Team 26 the best of luck at this weekend’s ThunderCat Racing Championship.

Building Updates - Under progress

This segment is going to be constantly updated about everything that is happening with our new building!

Honda motor cycle

P & I first to respond with innovative fast motorcycle service!

P & I are very proud to be the first critical power supply company to place skilled personnel on two wheels.

Following customer feedback and assessing our own KPI’s it was evident that response times were being effected by growing traffic congestion, especially in central London and other inner city areas…

Spinnaker shot from below

Abseiling down the Spinnaker for ABF

Everyone likes to do their bit in aid of raising money for charity, none more so than us here at P & I. This year on the 2nd of August 2015 we had two members of P & I Generators volunteer to abseil down the side of the famous Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth…

First win under new captain for P & I

On 23/05/2016 P & I played a game of football months in the making which was decided on Monday night. A squad consisting of the captain (Myself) Jake, Scott, Jon, Michelle, Ashley, Dan and Lewis.

After losing in the first leg to Adept Power the P & I team was eager to put things right…

P & I push for power in Gambia

Here at P & I we are always on the lookout for great prospects from the surrounding areas to see if we can develop and nurture talent to help them strive to achieve the most that they can.

For years we have sponsored Team 26 (a local Thundercat racing team) who have had some amazing recent results and continue to push on in their competitions.

S.S. Shieldhall gets lucky as they find the perfect fit to all their generator needs

S.S. Shieldhall is the largest working steam ship in Britain, maintained and operated by unpaid volunteers serving as a part of Britain’s maritime heritage and a member of the National Historic Fleet. This month P & I had the pleasure to complete a deal with the management team of the Shieldhall for a rather bespoke marine specification generator.

The new year is starting brightly for P & I.

  • Ministerial visit to provide a ceremonial spade in the ground, as our new lands begins development.


  • P & I’s new head office starts getting the groundwork.


2016 has started rather brightly for everyone here at P & I with the prospect of the new building having begun development and expected to be fully up and running in the latter part of this year. The 1 ½ acre lot will offer new chances for progress for us and hopefully the surrounding areas.

P & I Generators - Environment

P & I give speech to local Mayor in prosperous Havant business Event

Havant Borough Council continues to forge ahead with its Prosperity Havant strategy, having met with the constituency MP, key local developers and businesses at a business breakfast event held at the Public Service Plaza.

The event not only highlighted the many success stories of businesses developing within the borough, but also the significant investment being made into the continued prosperity of the area.

SDMO Gold Dealer appointment - Hampshire based company goes for gold

Hampshire-based power solutions company, P & I Generators, has been appointed a Gold Dealer for one of the world’s leading generator designers and manufacturers, SDMO.

P & I will immediately join a very select group of organisations that can describe themselves as SDMO Gold Dealers.

Public Sector Trusts P & I Generators with Service and Maintenance Contracts

Paul Benfield, Director of P & I Generators Ltd, explains why company success is built on understanding the unique challenges of the Public Sector environment and why delivering the right critical standby power solution first time, is as critical as the power and services that sites have to support.

P & I Generators Ltd become official SALICRU distributor

We are delighted to announce that P & I Generators have been named as official UK distributor for SALICRU, Spain’s leading manufacturer of UPS equipment.

Since 1965, SALICRU have been at the forefront of innovative research and development (R&D) of electronic power equipment.

P & I Power in African Adventure

September 2012

The UK Medical Research Council has a research unit based in Uganda which carries out clinical trials and research into HIV and AIDS. The main MRC Station is at Entebbe where there are three principle MRC buildings (labs and offices) plus various out buildings including generator houses, vehicle workshop, chemical and other stores plus an IT disaster recovery room and staff housing. All are located on or adjacent to the same campus in Entebbe whilst in the other stations in Masaka and Kyamlibuwa (a rural locale) a similar arrangement holds. There is one other clinic in the capital, Kampala.

Honda power. The best Power

From Friday 14th September to Tuesday 25th September P & I Generators will be in attendance at the Boat Show in Ocean Village Southampton…

Generating a Decade of Power

On the 21st November P & I Generators invited a host of family, friends, staff, suppliers and customers who have helped with P & I’s amazing progress to their “10th Anniversary – Power in the Tower” celebrations at Portsmouth’s prestigious Spinnaker Tower in Gunwharf Quays (another customer of P & I’s!)…

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