Positive signs for the year ahead!

I would like to start 2014 by wishing everyone a very happy New Year! As we step into another year, now is the time for us to re-group as a team and look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead in the coming months. As a company, in the last quarter of the year we...... Read more

Hodgson Sayers in the community

At Hodgson Sayers the majority of our people live locally and are very proud of their roots. It is for this reason that as a business we are committed to putting something back into the community. At Christmas time we all recognise the importance of giving rather than receiving and it seems an appropriate moment...... Read more

Building the workforce of the future

Editorial by MD John Sayers Prime Minister, David Cameron, has announced that some of the UK’s leading businesses have signed up to deliver new and improved apprenticeships. This is welcome news and will hopefully lead to a refocus on young people and their part in the future of the British economy. At the risk of...... Read more

Backing North East talent

Editorial by MD John Sayers We were proud to be a gold sponsor of the recent North East Procurement Awards, held at Newcastle’s Discovery Museum. The award ceremony was a celebration of five years of success in supporting and working to improve local communities whilst also a chance for all involved to raise money for...... Read more

The cost of going green…

The shops are beginning to fill with a mixture of pumpkins and advent calendars, lists are being prepared by young and old and the ‘big’ coat has been brought out storage, it can all only mean one thing…winter is coming, and with it the annual headache of rising energy costs. With two of the major...... Read more

Making energy while the sun shines

Editorial by MD John Sayers In my previous post I touched upon the government’s target to have 4 million homes in the UK powered by sunlight by 2020. In order to achieve this target the ‘Feed-In Tariffs’ (FITs) scheme was launched in 2010 and currently around 2,000 Solar Photovoltaic Systems are being installed every week....... Read more