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15th November 2018

Congratulations to Kelly Moss, Apprentice Chartered Surveyor, who was awarded the Ann Noblett Professional Engineer of the Year Award at the National BESA National Conference 2018 on the 1st of November.

Kelly began with Briggs & Forrester Special Projects 5 years ago as a purchasing administrator. After working in the position for two years, Kelly was offered a technical apprenticeship.

8th November 2018

In the days leading up to #WQD2018 we have been looking at trust as it relates to customers, supply chains and employees In these there have been common themes identified: communication, transparency, being fair/ethical, giving trust to gain trust, and doing what we say we will do.

7th November 2018

This week we are looking at ways you can save energy whilst at work. Here are 3 tips that could help reduce waste and save energy.

7th November 2018

Following on from our previous articles on employee and customer trust, we asked Engineering Services National Supply Chain Manager, Gary Cole, to give us his thoughts on trust in the supply chain.

Does trust in construction exist?

6th November 2018

A huge congratulations to the Briggs and Forrester team at our Birmingham office who have supported Rainbows Children’s Hospice for the second year running in 2018. Their fundraising efforts included Dress Down Friday’s, Birmingham half marathon, a charity football match and a charity Golf Day which raised an impressive £10,000! As a thank you Rainbows kindly put together a wonderful thank you video sharing the ways in which our donations make such a huge difference to the lives of those who use their service. Well done team! 

6th November 2018

Customers are essential – without them there simply is no business! Losing their trust potentially means losing their custom, or in some cases, the custom of others.

Trust is difficult to earn and all to easy to lose.  It is easy to think of many examples of where customer trust has been lost.  Company scandals and failings are regularly exposed and widely reported in the news - and construction is no different! The events of Grenfell Tower have put a sharper focus on the failings of the construction industry as a whole.

5th November 2018

Trust is important in the workplace. Without trust it is difficult for an organisation to create the environment needed for an effective feedback culture to improve, and can so easily lead to a loss of moral and productivity. So what are some things that organisations should consider when looking to gain and maintain employees’ trust?

Establish and maintain integrity 

5th November 2018

This year in the lead up to World Quality Day 2018 we will be looking at the different ways that we can gain and maintain trust in the business with our employees, customers and supply chain. Daily articles will focus on each business stakeholders and question how quality management helps to maintain organisational trust.

The week will conclude with a WQD Breakfast Event for our staff to gain insights from everyone on how we can develop, maintain and improve trust as a business.

29th October 2018

Briggs & Forrester Living are on track for successful delivery at the One Blackfriars project with St. George in London.

One Blackfriars is a 50-storey luxury residential apartment block, centrally located with outstanding views over the city. Situated on the South Bank of the river Thames the 170 metre tower, houses 274 apartments, a 7-storey hotel, residents' spa, car park and podium building that accommodates a number of retail units.

25th October 2018

CES have been selected as the new provider of mechanical and electrical planned preventative maintenance (PPM) services at a shopping Centre in Southend-On-Sea with a large managing agent, further strengthening CES’s position in the retail sector.

The Shopping Centre is fully tenanted and the contract includes the provision of mechanical and electrical services to all landlords and common areas.

The contract will be managed from our London office and the services will be delivered by the CES team of mobile engineers and specialist service partners.