Mon 08 February 2016
Accounts assistants Lynn Plumb and Jane Martin have been at Colne 20 years!
They both joined the Essex-based housing association when its office was based at Sir Isaacs Walk, Colchester, on January 8 1996, Lynn working on reception and Jane in finance.
Lynn joined finance when Colne moved to Digby House, Causton Road, Colchester, in 2001, and is responsible for invoices and payments for Colne and its partners Iceni Homes and Witham Housing Association.
Lynn, of Longridge, Colchester, said:
"I love my job, we are a tight-knit team. Colne has changed a lot and it is a good company."
Jane, who is responsible for the rent ledger and also lives in Colchester, said: "I didn’t think I would be here so long! It has been a good 20 years."
They said they had utmost respect for their line manager Suzanne Bowden and thanked her for everything she has done for them.
Colne’s chief executive Sara Thakkar said:
"One of the many amazing things about Colne, is its ability to hold on to great people! Congratulations Jane and Lynn here’s to many more years."
Jane and Lynn are among the longest serving members of team Colne, with just three more employees who have been there longer.