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

Kieran is the best in the UK

18-year-old, Kieran Forster is one of a long line of apprentices nurtured by Hodgson Sayers to become a stand-out success story on the national stage. As a first year apprentice studying flat roofing at Newcastle College, Kieran has been crowned the Icopal flat roofing apprentice of the year 2018. This is recognised as the premier...... Read more

Opening of Nottingham base signals beginning of expansion strategy

The opening of its first base outside of the North East, is further confirmation by County Durham-based, multi-award winning building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, of its expansion strategy taking shape. The company has established an office in Ben Arran House, Wigwam lane, Hucknall, Nottingham and appointed Eddy Maxwell MBE as contracts manager for the...... Read more

Persistence pays off for David as he takes SkillBuild title

27-year-old slating and tiling apprentice, David Crank, has been crowned the North East regional SkillBuild Champion 2018. Representing Newcastle College where he is training and his employer, Hodgson Sayers, in the slating and tiling category held at the college, David competed against students from the North East of England and Scotland to win the regional...... Read more