1405, 2018

Leadership First

May 14th, 2018|Career Change, Environmental, Health and Safety, Quality, Shirley Parsons News|

Safety First… no, wait… Leadership First
One of the best management thinkers of all time, Peter Drucker, once stated that knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.

There seem to be so many different opinions on how […]

2702, 2018

The SHE Show North East 2018

February 27th, 2018|Environmental, Health and Safety, Shirley Parsons News|

Shirley Parsons were proud partners and exhibitors at The SHE Show North East, which took place in Newcastle from 26th-27th February 2018. The event itself combined excellent networking opportunities with companies and stakeholders from across SHE, with excellent featured speakers delivering inspirational and thought-provoking […]

1007, 2017

Construction quality… decades behind?

July 10th, 2017|Construction, Engineering, Environmental, Health and Safety, Quality|

Over the past 2 years, the team at Shirley Parsons has seen a huge demand for quality professionals in the construction & civil engineering sector. Compared to other industries, there seems to be a lot of confusion around what quality […]

2207, 2016

Matt Bransby’s Post Brexit Insight on Environmental and Sustainability Sector Roles

July 22nd, 2016|Environmental|

I’m not quite sure how, but its July…JULY FOR GOODNESS SAKE! How are we over halfway through the year? What scares me the most, is that it won’t be long before the voice of Noddy Holder will be blasting out […]

2706, 2016

Brexit ‘Bad for Energy Industry’

June 27th, 2016|Energy, Environmental|

The British exit from the European Union will have mainly negative effects on policy, a survey of industry professionals has found.
The Energy Institute (EI)’s annual Barometer found that most respondents believe Brexit will have “negative effects on the UK energy […]

806, 2016

Pioneering Gravity Base Structures to Be Installed in Offshore Windfarm

June 8th, 2016|Energy, Environmental|

A demonstration project involving five new gravity base structures as part of a new windfarm development is to take place off the Northumberland coast.

BAM Construction has been awarded a £40 million contract by EDF Energy Renewables to build the new […]

2705, 2016

Tidal Lagoon Firm to Re-tender Main Contract

May 27th, 2016|Construction, Energy, Environmental|

The company behind the proposed tidal lagoon energy scheme in Swansea Bay is to re-tender the main construction contract, a move that could cut costs and therefore make the project more attractive to the government.
Ministers are considering the viability of […]

2505, 2016

Planning Permission Granted for Hybrid Energy Park

May 25th, 2016|Energy, Environmental|

A planned new hybrid energy park in Devon has received planning permission, potentially providing a huge boost for the UK green energy sector.
Renewables firm Ecotricity will now proceed to build an installation of solar panels at Bulkworthy in the north […]

1705, 2016

Green Building May Be Boosted As Party Prepares to Find New Leader

May 17th, 2016|Environmental|

The profile of green building issues may be raised by the new leader of the Green Party in England and Wales, who will be chosen in August when Natalie Bennett steps down.
Australian-born Ms Bennett has held the post for four […]