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

University women’s rugby team look the part for the new season

A world cup win this summer for England ladies team together with a brand new kit from Hodgson Sayers, means Newcastle University Women’s Rugby team is set to ‘tackle’ the upcoming season with great anticipation. The kit sponsorship comes as Hodgson Sayers celebrates its 35th anniversary year and as a way of marking the occasion,...... Read more

Beamish Tigers roar to success!

Beamish FC, which competes in the Gateshead Youth League, has benefited from new strips, thanks to a donation from its Stanley-based neighbours, Hodgson Sayers. The building and roofing specialist is committed to helping the local community and, as such, the under-8s team – also known as Beamish Tigers – has gratefully received 10 new football...... Read more

iPad donation will ‘exercise’ the mind of pupils

It’s ‘ready steady, action’, for pupils taking gym lessons at Greenland Community Primary School based in South Moor, Stanley, following the donation of six ipads from building and roofing specialists, Hodgson Sayers. As part of its 35th birthday celebrations, the company and staff have identified a range of fundraising events and worthy causes that it...... Read more

Sing it from the roof tops – specialists scoop national awards!

Specialist roofer, Billy Wilson, who started his career 32 years ago as an apprentice with Hodgson Sayers, has been announced the Craftsman of the Year at a national awards ceremony. There was further high praise for the Stanley-based building and roofing company, as it scooped two further awards at the Intelligent Membrane Association (IMA) Awards,...... Read more