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.
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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.
The Briggs and Forrester Group would like to wish you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous 2016!
Teams from around the company had festive fun last week to get in the Christmas mood and raise funds for Text Santa.
The group in the top photo are from our MEP residential project based in the Royal Victoria Docks. L-R Graham Chambers (Public Health Supervisor), Matt Willis (Electrical Supervisor), Rob Strickland (Mechanical Supervisor), Russell Quiller (Electrical Supervisor), Emma Plant (Logistics/H&S Co-ordinator), Peter Marney (Mechanical Engineer) and Danny Jarvis (Electrician).
ESOS - the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme - is a set reporting requirement under European laws for businesses within the UK.
Controlled and monitored by the Environment Agency, ESOS affects all businesses with over 250 employees or an annual turnover of 50million Euros and a balance sheet of 43million Euros. The scheme means-investigates how much energy is used for that business for Transport, Process and Buildings, broken down into kW and Tonnes of CO2 per capita.
This year has been a busy and successful period for the Briggs and Forrester Group, with turnover for 2014/15 of £160M. Turnover for 2015/2016 is forecast to reach £200M, and will represent a doubling of turnover over the past five years. Secured orders amount to 82% of the forecast and are supported by continued geographic expansion across the country.
We have recently secured our largest ever contract, One Blackfriars with St George, an iconic 170m tower in London with a value in excess of £30M.
A new report released this week by the Green Infrastructure Task Force for the Mayor of London reveals the city parks and green spaces will become part of an integrated green infrastructure network, as part of his strategy for a greener capital city.
Read the full story here.
Thank you to Brookfield, for the hospitality we received as their guests at the recent Winter Ball in aid of Sparks. It was a wonderful evening and a great opportunity to raise funds for the charity’s pioneering medical research for children.
The Independent survey of attitudes to infrastructure in Great Britain 2015, has revealed that a high percentage of the public would like infrastructure to be improved, and that they want more of a say, with 41% wanting more community engagement. You can find the full report through the article here.
On 20th December Briggs and Forrester Mechanical Supervisor Sean O’Reilly will step into the boxing ring for the first time, raising money for Cancer Research. Sean has been training for eight weeks prior to the big day, but has never been in a professional fight before! Good luck from everyone at Briggs & Forrester!