Office manager, Marie Errington discusses employee wellbeing

Wellbeing is something we can take for granted. One in four people in the UK are affected by mental health at some point in their lives. Yet, even in today’s current climate, we are reluctant to talk about it for fear of stigma or repercussions. We all experience times when we, as individuals, or people...... Read more

Mike Wade RIP

It is with the deepest of sadness that we share news of the death of our close friend, trusted colleague and highly respected Finance Manager, Mike Wade. Mike suffered from a very short illness and passed away in his sleep on Wednesday 28 April. His death is a devastating blow to us all and our...... Read more

Celebrating our team spirit

Our system administrator, Denise Fail recalls how culinary delights served up by colleagues gave us a real appetite to fight the pandemic.  As I reflect on 2020, all I can say is, what a year! As the clock struck midnight on December 31 2019, nobody could have predicted that within months we would be in...... Read more

Mentors make their Mark

Mark Cooper explains how mentors have played a vital role in building his confidence and personal development As I approach my fourth year working as a production supervisor in the metalwork department, it is timely to reflect upon the skills I have honed whilst working at Hodgson Sayers. My responsibilities are ever-increasing and as I...... Read more

Wellness and team safety a top priority during COVID-19

Denise Fail, administrator at Hodgson Sayers, praises team effort for new way of working Our Stanley HQ has remained open throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and it has been a collective team effort as we continue to transition to what is now known as the ‘new normal’. For many of the team, myself included, it has...... Read more

Desert Island Discs

Darren Black tells us why he loves nothing more than rocking the night away to classical music, as he lists his top ten songs There are two key influencers in my love of music. My brother who is a decade older than me and my cousin, Michael Mason, a self-taught musician and member of 1980s...... Read more