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15th January 2016

Briggs and Forrester has supplied a defibrillator to the Kier Group Sovereign Square project in Leeds.

8th January 2016
New Providence Tower, London

Briggs and Forrester MEP are delighted to have received an invite from Balfour Beatty to attend an awards ceremony on 11th January 2016 at the New Providence Tower project in recognition of the project having achieved 1,000,000 man hours RIDDOR free. The invitation recognises the contribution that the B&F team have made, together with Balfour Beatty and others in the supply chain, in achieving this fantastic milestone.

7th January 2016

The UK Green Building Council is launching a new research project that will tackle the way industry currently designs, constructs and operates non-domestic buildings. Read more about the new initiative here.

4th January 2016

The Briggs and Forrester Group would like to wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2016!

3rd December 2015

Speaking at a press conference at HPE Discover in London, Robert Youngjohns, EVP and GM of software at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), has been discussing why infrastructure, not gadgets, are the key to the success of IoT (Internet of Things). Read the full story here.

26th November 2015

Following on from our recognition from Willmott Dixon earlier this year as their Supply Chain Partner of the Year, we are proud to have been given a second award from the company. We achieved a runner-up award for our training and development, highlighting our strong relationship and focus on working together.   

Well done and congratulations to everyone involved.

16th November 2015

The Northern Ireland economy must attract more women into careers in engineering and technology, according to the employment minister. 

Mencurrently outnumber women three to one in the sector and employers are facing serious skills shortages which impact on productivity and competitiveness.

Employment and Learning Minister Stephen Farry says that much work still needs to be done to promote gender diversity within these careers and industries.

3rd November 2015

As we previously reported, the employees of Briggs and Forrester joined in with some Halloween fundraising last week. From ghoulish masks, to devilishly good cakes, to an appearance by the black Power Ranger, staff were raising money for Zac Forskitt, a young man from Northampton diagnosed with two unrelated cancers. A donation of £400 will be going to Zac and his family to provide help and support.  

We had a great day and it felt even better to be raising money for such a worthy cause. 

15th October 2015

The UK is set to launch an arms-length government agency to oversee infrastructure planning, with a former transport secretary to be appointed as its inaugural chairman.

For the full story and to see what Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne had to say on the new agency, click here

6th October 2015

Today we have twelve technical trainees starting their BTEC Level Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment at EAS Mechanical Limited, Northampton.

We wish all of our trainees all the best on their first day today.