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With more fatalities than any other sector within the UK, construction firms across the UK need to make sure that they are doing all they can to make their sites safe.
The law regarding such health and safety on site requires that construction firms (whether small or large) manage hazards and risk, and train their workforce to comply with regulation.
Plan, manage and monitor
In order to ensure that construction work is undertaken with marginal risk, you should always plan, manage and monitor …Read more
We are in the midst of a thickening skills-crisis. Unless more is done to entice the other 50% of the population to these sectors – such engineering industries might find themselves in an unsustainable conundrum.
Organisations such as the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), WISE and the Royal Academy of Engineering have invested time and resources into encouraging women to pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers.
Is there a female deficiency …Read more
Where will the future of construction be if we are failing to adequately equip the next generation of tradespeople with the right skills?
The skill-crisis is one that has been well documented in recent years; unfortunately there seems to be no signs of any relieving tension.
constructaquote.com has recently conducted a survey that found that 47% of tradespeople don’t have confidence in the future of the construction sector.
This is likely to be down to a decline in the recruitment of a …Read more
Business should be a synonym of expense. Even ideas cost money these days – and they’re not cheap at that!
There are copious amounts of fantastic stories of how entrepreneurs started their business with their last pound coin, but there’s no denying that, for many businesses, their success was down to necessary financial investment (that probably generated a 1st-year loss).
The biggest non-immediate-profit-returning expense is usually employees. Employees are necessary …Read more
A study revealing that 55% of people would only consider using a builder if they were a member of an online trade association has prompted many tradesmen to take to cyber-space.
Having an online presence should be considered just as effective as the tools in your tool box. Are you making the most of your virtual opportunities?
Global access to the internet has revolutionised the way businesses do business. From digital marketing, emails and social media to web pages and content …Read more