Blog

All the things we love

Whether that’s got you in a happy ‘sharing your love with everyone’ vibe or you’re more of a ‘celebrate the singledom’ sort of person, there’s no getting away from the fact that love, hearts and flowers are the theme of the day. As a construction company, how on earth can we relate to this, you […]...
Read More...

Toolbox Talks: Is anybody listening?

Toolbox Talks have long been a regular part of the construction working week. In case you haven’t come across one yet, they are short, informal talks used by construction companies to raise awareness of a particular aspect of the work, sharing important information and best practice with on-site teams. The subject matter of a Toolbox […]...
Read More...

A room with a view

In a recent design experiment, changing the layout inside an office building in Sacramento resulted in a 6% increase in the organisation’s call handling capabilities. The change they made was surprisingly simple. The office already benefited from an upper floor position and large windows that look out onto trees but the previous arrangement of desks […]...
Read More...

Beat the January Blues

With the buzz of Christmas/New Year long gone, the cold weather and prolonged darkness looking set to stay, and the prospect of credit card bills arriving in our inbox, it’s no wonder that today (the third Monday in January) has officially been awarded the gloomy title of ‘Blue Monday’. As natural as night following day, […]...
Read More...

Is Milan the model city?

When the financial crisis went global in 2008, fashion capital, Milan, fared a little better than some other cities but it was still affected by economic problems such as an increase in the need for housing support and a drain on public resources. The city’s response, however, was something which might just have set Milan […]...
Read More...