There’s something about the turning of a new year which makes us think about all we’ve accomplished last year before swinging our attention to everything we want to do or achieve over the year ahead. Although many people admit to breaking their New year’s Resolutions before they even get to the end of January, the…

At the end of each year at Sheriff Construction, we like to look back at all the things our company has achieved. With uncertainties over Brexit and ongoing challenges around skills shortages and sometimes difficulties in financing projects, many in the construction sector have found 2019 difficult. However, due to the massive commitment our teams…

In this week’s blog, the third in our series looking at how to achieve improvements in your mental health, we’re going to focus on something many of us struggle to find the time for – relaxation. In 2018, a study carried out by Healthspan asked 2000 adults in the UK about their ability to relax….

Uncertainties over Brexit are undoubtedly causing major issues for British businesses (particularly in terms of how and when they can move forwards with investment-driven projects). However, there is another pressing issue that, right now, is hugely problematic for companies – late payments. Just take a look at the following statistics: The UK’s late payment problem…

In the UK, buildings account for around 40% of energy consumption and offices are especially known as enormous energy guzzlers. So, if there was a way for offices and other buildings like classrooms, for instance, to become energy-positive (generating more energy than they consume), this could be a game-changer for the built environment. Such innovation…

A couple of weeks ago, we published the first in a new series of Sheriff Construction blogs which focus on mental health and associated issues. Continuing the theme, this week we’re talking about stress. Stress is defined by the HSE as ‘The adverse reaction people have to excessive pressure or other types of demands placed…

Guy Fawkes Night – that one day of the year when we all enjoy watching the night sky light up and sizzle in memory of an event that narrowly avoided seeing the Houses of Parliament go up in flames! While not wanting to spoil anyone’s fun later this evening, fire prevention and safety is a…

When people in the construction industry talk about health, the focus tends to be on physical health, safety and risk assessment rather than issues around mental health or wellbeing. A couple of weeks ago we wrote a blog which looked at the suicide prevention campaign that was highlighted as part of this year’s World Mental…

Gallery of creative brickwork features

The brickwork division at Sheriff Construction have recently been showing off their creative side at one of our sites in Luton. Given its prominent position in the Round Green area, many people have seen how our Tavern Court development looks from the outside. Not so many people will have seen how things look inside where,…

Today (October 10th) is World Mental Health Day, a campaign designed to raise awareness of mental health issues, remove the stigma that’s often associated with poor mental health and invite everyone to be part of that conversation. This year’s theme is ‘suicide prevention’ and it may come as a shock to learn that more than…

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