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6th November 2019

Today we're celebrating #ThisIsEngineeringDay which gives us the opportunity to recognise all the talented engineers in our industry whose work makes a huge difference to our daily lives.

This day was created to help to broaden people’s perception of the profession, challenging views of the engineering stereotype. Today, the role of an engineer could include anything from finding new ways to fight diseases to developing more sustainable buildings.

1st November 2019

Briggs & Forrester staff from the Birmingham Office attended the Westwood Academy Careers Fair 2019. The Academy is a secondary school for children aged 11 to 18.

The careers fair enabled us to give students an insight to who we are as a business, what we do and what we can offer them. We are so fortunate to have the opportunity to reach out to young people and show them what a career in engineering can offer.

24th October 2019
Briggs & Forrester named as a Top 100 company in Northamptonshire Limited report by Grant Thornton UK

Briggs & Forrester are delighted to announce that we have been named as a Top 100 company in the 2019 Northamptonshire Limited report by Grant Thornton UK.

Northamptonshire Limited is part of an annual series of business analysis by county initiated by Grant Thornton, which provides an in-depth financial analysis of the county’s 100 privately owned companies based on turnover.

23rd October 2019

A huge well done to the Briggs & Forrester Living site team down at the Newfoundland project. Following their previous success with CWC's (Canary Wharf Contractors) Health and Safety awards, the team have once again been recognised for their practices.

Congratulations to: Darren Hadley who won supervisor of the month in September, Dave Moore who won the award in August, Jim Conlon who won operative of the month August and Harry Thompson who won the award in September. Adding to these achievements, the Living site team also won the CWC Quarterly Award!

18th October 2019

A huge congratulations to Freddie Young who was titled 'Best Electrical Apprentice' at Berkeley's Apprentice Awards 2019. Oliver Crick came close at second place in his category!

The Apprentice Awards ceremony took place yesterday at The Bridge Theatre. The event itself provides a chance to celebrate great apprentices and to showcase the very best of the built environment sector.

17th October 2019

Last Thursday, Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services and Briggs & Forrester Living held their joint regional drinks evening at Manahatta in Leeds.

Briggs & Forrester staff that attended were from both Engineering Services and Living.

Attendees included: Ian Hardy, Alex Sarjeant, Duncan Benedetti, Justin Van Walwyk, Phil Greenhalgh, Martin Broughton, Andrew Walsh, Peter Noble, Tony Hulbert, Steve Sinclair, Chris McPartland, Scott Moran, Dan Whitley, Paul McGhee and Martin Petts.

A huge thank you to all that attended, we hope you enjoyed the evening!

11th October 2019

To support Cynthia Spencer in raising significant funds for Hospice Care Week, the Northampton head office had a raffle to win a luxury Cynthia Spencer hamper.

10th October 2019

To demonstrate our commitment to improving the way we approach mental health as a business, we are proud to have pledged to adopt and commit to the principles of the 'Building Mental Health Charter'.

This means that as a Group we will - Provide awareness and understanding of the impact of poor mental health, educate and enable champions from the workforce to help keep our people safe, provide access to accredited Mental Health First Aid training and Recognise and accept education and training provided by peers and Building Mental health partners.

7th October 2019
Briggs & Forrester Group rank No.112 in Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250

We are delighted to announce that Briggs & Forrester Group is ranked at No. 112 in the 15th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250, which ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales. 

The 250 companies achieved combined sales of £63.3bn, a 16% increase year-on-year, profits of £5.9bn, up 20%, and they employ a total of 373,000 people, up 11%.

1st October 2019

Following Electrical Apprentice Freddie Young's success at the BESA Awards in September, we are please to announce that Freddie has now been shortlisted for the Electrical Apprentice of the Year category at this year’s BESA National Awards. Taking place on 21 November 2019, the national awards will be held at the prestigious Millennium Gloucester Hotel in London. 

We wish you the best of luck Freddie, congratulations on becoming a finalist. 

Be sure to keep an eye out for more updates!