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Amey offers helping hand into employment

Amey offers helping hand into employment

Leading public services provider Amey, has been giving people a helping hand into employment through a number of local and national programmes. At Amey, diversity and inclusion go hand-in-hand. We believe in helping people into work and giving them every opportunity...

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Shining a light on opportunity in Construction

Shining a light on opportunity in Construction

Enterprise Ireland tackles diversity in Construction with inspiring careers showcase for new entrants, and calls for an industry rebrand. The construction industry remains one of the least diverse sectors in the UK economy, with women representing only 13% of the...

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Amey’s Defence Services spends big with local SMEs

Amey’s Defence Services spends big with local SMEs

Amey’s Defence Services spent just under £340m with small businesses across the UK according to newly released financial data The data shows that over 60% of Amey’s Defence Services total spend in 2018/19 was with small businesses Stats show firm has almost doubled...

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Knowing what to pursue

Knowing what to pursue

Working out how to spend your time most efficiently is one of the most common dilemmas we come across in everyday life. This also includes our business, where, in every sense of the word, time means money. For example, I am currently running 4 companies, including We...

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Derby architect makes senior promotion

Derby architect makes senior promotion

Derby’s oldest architectural practice, Morrison Design Limited has promoted Anthony Page to Associate Director. Anthony joined the firm in February 2004 and has 15 years’ experience working in the commercial, science and technology, blue light, public and...

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Hall of Fame for Scottish Family-Owned Construction Firm

Hall of Fame for Scottish Family-Owned Construction Firm

Two brothers from Scotland have been honoured for the rapid transformation of their business at an international ceremony in the United States. Martin and Stephen Sweeney were among 10 inducted into the Legacy Education Alliance (LEA) 2019 Hall of Fame this past...

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Work commences for Bleak Hill Primary School extension

Work commences for Bleak Hill Primary School extension

Work has begun on a £2.5million extension of Bleak Hill Primary School in Windle, St Helens. Taking place over two phases, the extension will allow 90 pupils from the local area to enrol at the school per year, up from the current 60. The first phase of the work will...

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Higgins awarded £22.5 Million contract by Harrow Council

Higgins awarded £22.5 Million contract by Harrow Council

Leading contractor Higgins has been awarded the £22.5 million contract to design and build the first phase of the Grange Farm Estate in South Harrow. The contract will include the demolition of existing blocks within Grange Farm Close and Osmond Close and the design...

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First tunnelling machine breaks ground on super sewer

First tunnelling machine breaks ground on super sewer

Balfour Beatty, alongside its joint venture partners Morgan Sindall and BAM Nuttall has seen one of their two tunnelling boring machines (TBM) become the first to break through the ground to complete a section of tunnel for London’s new super sewer. The TBM named...

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Road map for a net zero carbon Edinburgh by 2030 published

Road map for a net zero carbon Edinburgh by 2030 published

A road map for moving forward the ambitious target to deliver a carbon neutral Capital by 2030 has been set out by the City of Edinburgh Council. The ‘short window improvement plan’ outlines 37 immediate and short-term actions across all areas of Council business such...

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CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS IMPROVES WORKPLACE PRODUCTIVITY

CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS IMPROVES WORKPLACE PRODUCTIVITY

- 73% of workers in the construction industry say that Christmas traditions in the workplace boost morale - Just 39% of construction bosses offer a Christmas party for their staff IMPLEMENTING Christmas traditions in the workplace can boost productivity levels, new...

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Tool theft affects 8 in 10 builders, finds FMB

Tool theft affects 8 in 10 builders, finds FMB

More than three-quarters of Britain’s builders have been victims of tool theft, with some having lost more than £20,000 worth of tools in the past ten years, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). Key results from the FMB’s research into...

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CONSTRUCTION CONSULTANCY EXPANDS HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFERING

CONSTRUCTION CONSULTANCY EXPANDS HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFERING

An award-winning multi-disciplinary construction consultancy has launched a new health and safety and training brand to provide a one-stop shop for all aspects of health and safety advice and a comprehensive range of training courses. Daniel Connal Partnership (DCP),...

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