Sheffield Student Accommodation Underway

Work is well underway on the £23m student accommodation block in Sheffield's City centre. The Crown House development on West Bar involves the vacant offices being converted into 355 apartments for students at both city universities. As well as the the conversion of the existing building, it...

Recruitment Consultants

What are the pros and cons of using recruitment consultants?

It’s often thought that recruitment consultants are there to find highly qualified and experienced professionals in high flying office jobs in the city. However, this is not necessarily true. In fact, construction companies should at least consider using recruitment consultants. Every business is different and...

Recruitment

Whitepaper: Recruitment in the construction industry

The construction sector is a land of opportunity for applicants, so recruiting for industry roles should be simple. However, many firms struggle to use recruitment as a brand building tool, or an effective way to connect with the best talent – in particular younger candidates. In...

Recruitment

Can a good recruitment process enhance your reputation?

There is one question that even the best construction consultants may not have considered as important during the recruitment process: “what does your recruitment process say about your company?” Interviewing potential employees is not just a chance to meet new skilled workers who wish to...

Trainee in construction

Employee retention from trainees is only 12% in construction

Despite a number of young people beginning to show interest in the construction industry, only 12% of trainees are progressing to apprenticeships following their degree or training programme. It seems that there are just not the opportunities for young people to get jobs with the...

RG Success at CCS Awards

We are pleased to announce further success at the CCS awards this year.  Congratulations to Gavin Warburton-Pugh, Kieran Jones, Jamie Moore, Will Collins, Maryline Guyonvarch-Tyler, Esther Brown, Mark Lansbury and Gregor Macintyre and all of the site teams involved in these projects: Sainsburys Wellesbourne – Gold Sainsburys...

RG Group RSPB Team Challenge 2016

As part of RGs corporate membership with the RSPB a team of volunteers from Head Office & local projects headed to Broadwater Warren to become wardens for the day. The team of volunteers helped with the ongoing restoration work to return this Area of Outstanding...

Fire Works at Unite Students Wembley

On Thursday 4th February, RG Group hosted a spectacular fireworks display, launched from the roof top of Unite Students Wembley, due for completion in August 2016. The event was organised by Unite Students, who were celebrating their ‘Our Stars Awards’ evening, at the nearby Hilton...

Topping Out at Unite Students Wembley

Friday 22 January marked the traditional topping out ceremony of the latest Unite Students development which is located on the iconic Olympic Way in North West London. The £31m private student accommodation property will open its doors officially in September and is dominated by Wembley Stadium...

RG achieve ‘Excellent’ in Shurgard KPI

The north London self-storage unit is 9,600m2 and was constructed over 6 levels including concrete ground floor and timber mezzanine levels above to a BREAAM excellent rating. The project scored 91.50 overall in the client KPI, an average of 10.17 which equates to Excellent. RG Group...