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UK Top 100 Construction Contractors (Aug ’12 – July ’13)

An interesting read… Over the past 12 months: Laing O’Rourke top the tables for Civils contracts won (£1,239m), Kier is top for Buildings contracts (£1,274m), and Balfour Beatty comes in at #1 across the board winning £1,633m of contracts over the past year. The full league table showing the Top 100 can be found here

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Glenigan League Tables – November 2012

The latest Glenigan league tables are now available offering invaluable insight into the top companies in the UK construction industry today. The league tables include the top contractors, clients, architects, quantity surveyors and consulting engineers. Kier takes first position in the top 50 contractors table with 21 deals for the month. However from October 2011 […]

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Tech-Res awarded for the Quality of their Contractors

A year back Technology Resourcing were selected to join Honeywell’s Global Contingent Labour Program (HGCLP), supplying a range of engineering and technology professionals contracting on sites throughout the UK, most recently including the London Olympics. At a Supplier Conference last week, hosted at the Heathrow Radisson, their MD, Derek Brown, was presented an award recognising […]

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Top 100 Construction Companies 2011

The Construction Index Top 100 for 2011 shows how the challenging conditions in the industry are affecting the companies within it. Although the average margin and profits increased, the turnover for the top 100 companies dropped half a billion to just under £64bn, which suggests many firms are looking at staying in the black rather […]

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Confidence Spreading Throughout the Building Services market

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2009 was a mixed year within our industry, with a fortunate few excelling off the back of a number of government funded projects and overseas work, but the vast majority suffering considerable pain and redundancies throughout 2008/2009 as aresult of seemingly endless cancellation of construction and re-furb projects.

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The OFT fines six Construction Recruiters Almost £40m for price fixing and collective boycotting

Six construction recruitment companies have been fined £39.27m following a lengthy price fixing investigation by the OFT. Eden Brown, Fusion People, CDI AndersElite, Hays Specialist Recruitment, Hill McGlynn and Associates, A Warwick Associates, Beresford Blake Thomas and Henry Recruitment were all judged to have breached the Competition Act 1998. Hays has taken the biggest hit being fined a […]

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Cleantech, Technology and Media projected to be the Highest Growth Sectors by 2020

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A recent survey commissioned by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills concluded that cleantech and renewables are expected to become two of the most important sectors of the economy. 43% of the business leaders surveyed believe that cleantech will grow at the fastest pace by 2020, followed by science and technology (20%) and media […]

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The construction industry is still “the sick man of the UK economy”

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As the construction sector continued to shrink in August, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) today reports no signs yet of a return to growth, despite the rate of contraction being the slowest in 18 months. The report highlights that improvements in the commercial and house building sectors were offset by a worse […]

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Technology Resourcing Welcomes Dan Cullingham

We are delighted to welcome Dan Cullingham to the Tech-Res team at Guildford, to lead our Building Services recruitment team. Dan has a degree in HR Management and has worked in recruitment since 2004, establishing an enviable reputation amongst the main consultancies and contractors.

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