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Staying alive: a working at height special

While you may be forgiven for thinking the British parliament has only one thing on its mind right now, just last month a group of MPs were actually calling on the Government to undertake a major review into something that’s rather close to our hearts – working at height. After a 12-month enquiry into the […]...
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Survey asks young people in construction for help

(Get your views heard before 5th April deadline) The construction industry is a major player in the UK economy, generating almost £90 billion and employing nearly three million people. And, while the demand for housing and infrastructure projects may slow down during economic dips and times of uncertainty, the need for a well-resourced and skilled […]...
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The curtain drops at Sheriff’s Round Green development

Back in October last year, Sheriff Construction was proud to announce our newest development project in Luton – the conversion of the former Round Green Tavern into a small complex of modern apartments plus some commercial space at ground level. Since then, the site has been wrapped in a ‘curtain’, beneath which our construction team […]...
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10 ways to work safely in windy conditions

With gusts of up to 75 miles per hour today, Storm Gareth is causing travel and workplace disruption across the UK. While the worst affected areas seem to be in the north and west of the country, the south east of England (the region in which Sheriff Construction primarily works in) is still experiencing some […]...
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It’s not just for the boys!

(International Women’s Day 2019) It’s true that the construction industry is still largely male dominated but signs of change are emerging, particularly in relation to women entering professional roles. According to Go Construct, 37% of new entrants coming from higher education into the industry are women. And, if you take the time to look at […]...
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