Monthly Archives: December 2022

FLEXIBLE WORKING THE DEFAULT SAYS GOVERNMENT

Millions of employees will be able to request flexible working from day one of their employment. This is due to new government plans to make flexible working the default, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and MP Kevin … Continue reading

Wall of bubbles protects salmon on John F Hunt dock revamp

John F Hunt Regeneration is using a marine Bubble Curtain for the first time in Europe to protect migrating salmon near its ┬ú20m job to revamp a former dockland in South Shields. Part of the contract was to protect migrating … Continue reading

Construction output grows for fourth month running

Construction workloads have continued to hold firm despite strong headwinds in the rest of the UK economy. Latest figures from the Office of National Statistics show construction output grew for the fourth consecutive month in October, taking the industry to … Continue reading

Competencies-based interview technique

You made it to the interview stage- Congratulations! But now comes the all-important interview preparation. As well as making sure that you have done your research on the company interviewing you, it is important that you also ensure you are … Continue reading

New body set up to vet plant operator card schemes´┐╝

A new body has finally been set up to vet plant operator card schemes and ensure training standards meet basic industry needs. The move comes amid concern that the proliferation of plant operator cards has been accompanied by a fall … Continue reading