Supporting local Hospice

Stanley-based building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, has called upon its expertise to come to the aid of Willow Burn Derwentside Hospice Care Foundation, Lanchester. As the company recruits the vast majority of its staff from the local area, giving back to the community is a top priority and it was only too keen to...... Read more

Knowledge Transfer Partnership announced with Teesside University

Stanley-based building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, has warmly welcomed Teesside University graduate, Kin Ma, as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with the university. The KTP scheme is a three-way partnership between a university, business and a graduate and is overseen by a KTP advisor, acting on behalf of Innovate UK. John Sayers,...... Read more

Apprentice Paul represents North East at Skillbuild national finals

Paul James, an apprentice at building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, has shown he is a cut above the rest having competed in the final of a national competition. Paul travelled to Birmingham to represent the North East in the SkillBuild, Slating Roofing and Tiling competition, run by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors. The...... Read more

Residents benefit from roofing refurbishment

Socially aware building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, is helping to improve the quality of life for residents in High Etherley, Bishop Auckland, by replacing and restoring roofing on 40 properties. In partnership with client, North Star Housing Group, which includes Teesdale Housing Association, the company was awarded the contract to renew the roof covering...... Read more

Building a workforce of the future as nine new apprentices come on board

The foundations for a solid career have been set, as building and roofing specialist, Hodgson Sayers, welcomes nine new apprentices to its team. The Stanley-based company is committed to developing the next generation of its team and to making apprentices 10% of its workforce. The company has more than achieved this with a total of...... Read more

The Living Wage is good for employees and good for business

Speaking at an event to celebrate Living Wage Week, hosted by Stanley-based Hodgson Sayers Ltd, the national chairman of the institute of Directors (IoD) said that a large number of members are set to award pay rises to staff. At the event, to celebrate Hodgson Sayers accreditation as a Living Wage employer, Ian Dormer said...... Read more