Recruitment News

3110, 2017

Ian Nixon of Costain speaks to Shirley Parsons about the upcoming SHE apprenticeship

October 31st, 2017|Career Change, Construction, Health and Safety, Recruitment News, Shirley Parsons News|

Shirley Parsons are advocates of any training scheme or qualification that fosters the next generation of SHE professionals. Philip Muston, Managing Consultant at Shirley Parsons and I recently met with Ian Nixon, Highways and Nuclear SHE Manager at Costain, to […]

808, 2016

The Graduate Experience: Trial and Terror

August 8th, 2016|Recruitment News|

Okay, so you’ve spent what feels like an eternity pasting parts of your CV into blank boxes. Selected which of your three template cover letters suits this vacancy best, and done. You’re not sure you have the five years’ experience […]

112, 2015

Shorter Working Vote Saves 100 JCB Jobs

December 1st, 2015|Recruitment News|

More than 2,000 workers at JCB have voted to work fewer hours to save another 100 jobs.
Workers at JCB’s four major factories have agreed to reduce their weekly hours from 39 to 34 for the next three months to reduce […]

1811, 2015

Obstacles to Engineering for Ethnic Minorities

November 18th, 2015|Engineering, Recruitment News|

The UK engineering sector is being urged to address obstacles that prevent people from ethnic minorities from entering the profession.
Many engineering firms have developed initiatives to achieve a better gender ratio in the industry, and the Royal Academy of Engineering […]

2509, 2015

Employment On the Rise

September 25th, 2015|Recruitment News|

There has been an increase in the number of those in permanent employment, new research has shown.
A report by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) revealed that permanent placements continued to rise in August.
However, the study also showed that the […]

2506, 2015

UK Manufacturers ‘Set for Productivity Boom’

June 25th, 2015|Career Change, Manufacturing, Recruitment News|

A new report predicts productivity in the UK manufacturing sector will rise considerably over the next five years.
Britain’s manufacturers are set to be at the forefront of a productivity boom over the next five years, according to a report commissioned by […]

406, 2015

Chinese Firm Secures Swansea Bay Marine Works Contract

June 4th, 2015|Recruitment News|

A Chinese construction firm has secured the £300 million contract to undertake marine works for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.
China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), one of the world’s largest specialist marine engineering contractors and investors, is to deliver the marine […]

2801, 2015

Berkeley Launches £2m Construction Innovation Fund

January 28th, 2015|Recruitment News|

Housebuilder Berkeley Group has launched a £2 million innovation fund to improve health and safety in the construction sector.
The company says this is necessary if the housing shortage is to be tackled quickly and safely, and it is challenging individuals, […]