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After the recent news in the media that Britain needs one million extra construction workers by 2020 in order to fulfil house-building needs constructaquote.com CEO and owner Lyndon Wood made the following comments:
"In light of the revelation that young people in the UK face the worst prospects for quite a few generations, it's pretty clear that we need to do more to get young people into work. It's imperative that we attempt to source the root of the problem by tackling the reasons …Read more
Never let it be said that constructaquote.com and Billy don't move with the times!
In order to provide better service Billy and his team are now on WhatsApp answering sales queries. If you're considering a policy but have questions before you buy then WhatsApp us and we'll be happy to help.
Perhaps you're a plumber curious about public liability? Maybe you're a valeter looking for van insurance? Or, possibly you're shoemaker looking for shop insurance? Whatever your business or the product …Read more
· 67% of those surveyed said applicants don’t have the right skills;
· Just under a half (48%) said job candidates don’t have the right work ethic;
· A third (34%) admitted that they hadn’t taken on an apprentice as they thought the administrative burden was too much for their business.
We surveyed just under 2000* self-employed adults in the UK to find out how they felt about the workforce market place.
77% of respondent …Read more
More than 60% of the construction workers we polled admitted that they didn’t have an employment contract and a further 20% said that they weren’t sure whether they did have a contract or not.
Our study, which polled more than 1000* UK adults who work in the construction industry, also questioned the respondents about their annual leave entitlement and sick leave.
Four out of five (82%) revealed that they did not receive any sick pay from their employer and 86% don’t get any …Read more
We’ve all heard of the term “on the ‘obble” but for most construction workers it seems that the humble ‘hobble’ is now part and parcel of how they earn their living.
As the trades’ insurance specialists, here at constructaquote.com we surveyed over 1000* builders, plumbers and carpenters and found that nearly all (98%) admitted that they do ‘hobbles’ or other jobs on the side of their normal job.
When asked if their employers minded them …Read more