Green infrastructure

Why is green infrastructure important?

We live in an age where global warming and climate change are quickly becoming a more pressing issue. A growing number of people are aware of their own personal impact on the environment and there is increasing pressure on corporations to ensure that they are...

Sustainability in Construction

Sustainability, construction and the future

Sustainability is being talked about more and more frequently within the construction industry. It involves working towards the preservation of the environment and protection of resources, and natural materials. There are a number of other factors for construction companies to bear in mind when choosing...

RG to the Rescue!

On Thursday 25th September, the day before their wedding, Ben and Sarah walked in to the RG site office in Redhill with a big problem. They were due to be holding their wedding party in the Memorial Park where they also run the 'Pistachios in the...

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...