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How is tech helping the construction industry?

​With Robots set ‘to replace up to 20 million factory jobs’ by 2030*, what impact could the ‘rise of the machines’ have on the Construction industry?As technology progresses and becomes ever more a...

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We’re all four flexibility

​The UK is a world-leader in Smart Grid technology and Flexibility has a key role to play as we move towards a decarbonised, decentralised and digitised network. Claire Perry, Energy and Clean Grow...

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Looking ahead to a greener 2050

​Eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from the UK economy by 2050 is the recommendation from the UK’s Committee on Climate Change (CCC) and this would certainly have an impact on the current energy...

20 years at Allen & York

​Cake and bucks fizz for breakfast – what better way to start the post-bank holiday week?Today we saw Lester Lockyer celebrate 20 years of working at Allen & York – from Recruitment Consultant ...

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Pedal potential?

​With only 2% of children in England cycling to school – less than the 3% of adults regularly cycling to work – does work need to be done on planning provision for cyclists?​With buses, white vans ...

Powerful growth

​The global battery storage market is set ‘to be worth more than $13bn by 2023’ according to data and analytics experts GlobalData as the sector is anticipated to grow by 7% globally over the next ...

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Want to do your bit for the environment? Stay at home!

​Research from Monster.co.uk suggests that employers letting their staff work from home could ‘significantly’ reduce UK’s CO2 emissions and carbon footprint. How? Doubling the number of home worker...

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What is the true cost of a bad hire?

​The cost of hiring a new employee is not just the recruitment fee but also hidden costs if the candidates are not ideal. Getting recruitment right first time is the goal because the cost of hiring...

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Not so grim up North

​A recent study from TotalJobs did a deep dive into what the North has to offer in terms of working life and career motivators, highlighting the advantages to both employees and employers alike, an...

What is the price of clean air?What is the price of clean air?

It’s been widely reported* that leaders of cities across the UK are calling for action by the government to provide a £1.5bn fund to remove polluting vehicles from the streets. Proposed by London M...

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Love your job?

It’s that question that we sometimes ask ourselves and if we’re lucky (sometimes very lucky) the answer is a resounding YES, I LOVE MY JOB! But for those less fortunate, what should you do about it...

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Women in Planning - is diversity an issue?

​In short, yes, there are still steps to take on this hot topic. Planning Resource website has published an article on the firms with the highest proportion of female planners following a speech ma...