It’s a warm welcome back to the North East for Brian

Project manager, Brian Turnbull. Jarrow born and bred, I left the North East to further my career nearly 30 years ago and since 1992 I have worked mainly in Berkshire as a project manager for The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE), responsible for the design, manufacture and support of warheads for the United Kingdom’s nuclear threat....... Read more

Collaboration is a golden opportunity

A partnership between Newcastle College and building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, has the potential to be worth its weight in gold. Hodgson Sayers apprentices, Brad Hayes, Jordan Condren and David Crank have been selected by the college to represent the region in the upcoming Skill Build competition, in May. Skill Build is the UK’s...... Read more

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