Congratulations to Stephen as Junior Vice President of the NFB

I was very pleased to take up the post earlier this year as commercial manager. My role includes new business development and raising the profile of the company. One of my first events was with the National Federation of Builders (NFB), which represents small to medium-sized businesses, builders, contractors and house builders across England and...... Read more

Amongst the TOP 1000 fastest growing companies in Europe!

Our journey in recent years has been truly astonishing. A construction company with traditional skills that has grown significantly and has gone on to win a plethora of national awards. Indeed, 2015 was a year of unbelievable achievement as we were crowned national Company of the Year at the British Chamber of Commerce Awards. The...... Read more

Project for Lanchester Wines sends our young team giddy with excitement

Contracts Manager, Colin Howey We are very much testing and challenging our young team members. They have the hunger, ability and eagerness to learn and adapt very quickly to new ideas. This is why I have confidence in placing them on projects and allowing them to take charge. Craig Taylor, a joiner, led his team...... Read more

Certificate of Excellence for Knowledge Transfer Partnership

Finance manager, Mike Wade Having recently achieved 100% in our Achilles B2 Audit we received more good news as the Final Report on our Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) has now been individually assessed by Innovate UK and awarded an overall grade of outstanding. We started our KTP journey three years ago when we formed a...... Read more

100% across the board in Achilles B2 Audit

Office Manager, Marie Errington Hodgson Sayers is externally audited approximately nine times a year which includes an annual audit from Achilles. The basis of the Achilles B2 enhanced audit is to demonstrate third party validation of the company’s internal management systems. By undertaking a B2 audit, we are able to demonstrate and confirm our credentials...... Read more

Down with the old and up with the new!

By contracts manager, Peter Condren In my previous blog I reported on the progress taking place on the substation in Jesmond and whilst it is getting demolished – others are being built in Chester-le-street, Ponteland and Bedlington to update the network for our client and their customers. The team is installing new equipment to strengthen the...... Read more