Highways England announces £8.7bn of contract awards

Highways England today revealed the 13 contractors who have won a total of £8.7bn of contracts, spread across 18 work packages. The list is headed by Balfour Beatty, Costain, Galliford Try, Taylor Woodrow, Skanksa, Bam Nuttall & Kier who share the largest packages of work – Lots 4-8, where each work package exceeds £100m.

Delay from planning approval to construction widens and it’s not just down to land banking job

We’re well aware of the increasing time taken to get from initial planning approval to actually starting construction, despite the planning process being made easier, but the primary reason may not be ‘land banking’ as many believe. Research from Glenigan’s now shows the biggest delay is not in the housing or commercial sectors, but rather […]

Free Guest Passes to the Project Controls Expo 2017

Not long now until this year’s Project Controls Expo on Thursday 16th November, at Arsenal’s Emirates stadium in North London.   ‘The largest international Project Controls event featuring Expert international speakers presenting MasterClass sessions, Case studies, Technical presentations, SME (Subject Matter Expert) Panels, Back to Basics sessions, Megaprojects sessions along with Partner showcase and a Project Controls […]

Project Controls Expos and Conferences – dates for your diaries

        It’s that time of year again, when the biggest annual UK Project Controls conferences and expos are held over the summer / autumn months. These industry-leading events are not only highly educational and important to keep abreast of the latest practices and projects, but they’re also valuable networking events, so we’ve […]

Business and pleasure at the Project Controls Expo 2015!

      We had a great day on Tuesday at the Project Controls Expo, held at the fantastic Emirates stadium. This event was a great opportunity to network and meet some new faces, as well as a chance to catch up with old acquaintances over an evening drinks reception and dinner.

Looking for work? It’s looking up!

I’m sure most of us still baulk at the word “recession”. Yes, the last few years have seen a bit of a downtrodden economic climate – and if workers have been feeling the pinch, it’s certainly fair to suggest that their employers have too. However, the latest figures are painting a decidedly sunnier picture. So, […]

RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE REC/KPMG’S APR ’15 ‘REPORT ON JOBS’

Key points from the April survey: Strongest increase in permanent staff appointments in eight months Temp billings growth eases to six-month low Acceleration of pay growth for permanent and temporary staff   The number of people placed in permanent jobs by recruitment consultants continued to rise in April and agencies’ short-term staff billings increased further in April […]

welcome back tanya!

We would like to offer a warm welcome back to our team member, Tanya! Tanya has re-joined us today after leaving in August on maternity leave, and she will now be working in our Planning & Project Controls team, as a Planning and Project Controls Consultant :-)

RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE REC/KPMG’S MAR ’15 ‘REPORT ON JOBS’

Key points from the March survey: Further marked increases in permanent placements and temp billings Salaries for permanent hires rise at sharpest rate in six months Candidate availability tightens further This month’s survey data highlighted further marked growth of recruitment activity across the UK. The survey’s index of job vacancies rose to a five-month high in March, […]

RESULTS ARE IN FROM THE REC/KPMG’S FEB ’15 ‘REPORT ON JOBS’

Key points from the February survey: Permanent placements rise at fastest pace in four months Temp billings increase at sharpest rate since last September Salary growth remains marked Permanent staff placements continued to rise in February and the rate of growth in appointments was marked as the fastest since last October. Permanent staff starting salaries also […]