For third year running 100% success across the board in Achilles B2 Audit

Construction and building maintenance specialist, Hodgson Sayers, has, for the third year in a row, gained 100% success in one of the industry’s most demanding audits. The Achilles B2 Audit demonstrates third party validation of a company’s internal management systems and onsite assessment. John Sayers, managing director at Hodgson Sayers, which, in 2015 was crowned...... Read more

Rising Star – Peter Condren

Being a tradesman was his big desire and from the age of 13, operations manager at Hodgson Sayers, Peter Condren, learnt multiple skills from his dad. Growing up, Peter had contemplated a career in the army or police but his passion for multiple trades became apparent. He joined Hodgson Sayers at the age of 16,...... Read more

Sensational silver and bronze double by Jordan and David at Worldskills UK

Senior management at Stanley-based, Hodgson Sayers, have saluted its ‘exceptionally talented group of young people’, as two of its apprentices achieve elite status at Worldskills UK. Jordan Condren and David Crank won silver and bronze respectively, in the three-day roof slating and tiling competition, held in Birmingham. Seven finalists from across the UK competed and...... Read more

Two management apprentices are first time additions to this year’s ten-strong intake

Hodgson Sayers, whose people development initiatives have won national acclaim, announces the appointment of 10 new apprentices and, for the first time, this includes two studying management. The company already has 24 apprentices at various stages of their training and seven of the newcomers will embark on traditional apprenticeships in either slating and tiling or...... Read more

Management apprentices are latest to join company’s rich talent pool

Award winning building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, has announced the appointment of two management apprentices. 29-year-old Ashley Dickie, from Whickham and 19-year-old Jack Franklin from Catchgate, Durham will both study for a BTEC level three diploma in management at Derwentside College. The company now has 24 apprentices, representing 20% of the workforce. The quality...... Read more

Helping Age UK County Durham to bring the generations together

Committed to its community values, Stanley-based, Hodgson Sayers, is supporting an initiative by Age UK County Durham aimed at bringing the generations together. Thanks to support from The Banks Community Fund, the charity is locating a community shed in the grounds of its new retail superstore, Mandale Park in Belmont. The aim is that people...... Read more