Positive mindset is key building block

John Sayers, Managing director, Hodgson Sayers I am often asked what it is that we look for in a prospective apprentice. To me the answer is simple — a positive mindset. A young person can have great technical skills and a good personality but if they don’t have a positive mindset and a willingness to...... Read more

Stanley ladies are ‘storming’ to success!

Stanley Storm Netball Club is aiming to ‘net’ support from companies across the region, with building and roofing specialists, Hodgson Sayers, one of the first to offer its support. Established in 2013, the club was formed as part of the England netball health initiative, Back To Netball and when the programme ended the team, and...... Read more

Hodgson Sayers Inspiring Britain For The Second Year Running

National award winning building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, is ‘up a height’ having been selected for the second year running as one of the 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain by the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The prestigious accolade comes on the back of a fantastic year 2015, which saw the Stanley-based company win three...... Read more

North East Leads Best of British Business

BCC announces national winners from its annual Chamber Awards 2015 The North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC) celebrated the best of UK business with its members at the British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC) annual Chamber Awards ceremony last night, with County Durham based Hodgson Sayers scooping the prestigious Business of the Year award. A ‘magnificent...... Read more

The Living Wage – It’s the right thing to do!

Representatives of organisations in the region that are Living Wage accredited gathered at Beamish Museum as part of a week of celebration across the UK. Just under 50 organisations, from both private and public sectors based in the North East, are now accredited by the Living Wage Foundation, including Sage, Northumbrian Water and Hodgson Sayers....... Read more

Paths are paved as new apprentices join expanding team

A handpicked cohort of young people from across the region have been given the opportunity to take up an apprenticeship at building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, the current holder of the apprenticeship category in the North East Business Awards The company has recently welcomed 10 new starters to its team, bringing a total of...... Read more