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.
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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!
Briggs and Forrester were proud to sponsor the Overcoming Challenges award at a recent event at Northampton College.
Congratulations to Shannon Hall, an art and design student whose exceptional ceramic work was inspired by Grayson Perry. Shannon was among the 69 award winners at the annual awards ceremony which recognised the hard work of students across a range of areas.
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.
Thank you to our guests at our drinks reception at Kings College, Cambridge last week. It was an excellent opportunity to meet with our valued clients, sharing thoughts, plans and early seasonal best wishes!
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.
It was a charged and competitive evening at the recent Briggs & Forrester intercompany karting event. Around 50 staff from all divisions of the group took part, but victory was sweet for the winners from the Engineering Services Estimating team, Over Measured Bends. Congratulations to Andy Lawton, Karl Jones, Phil Cassidy, Adam Burton and Pete Curtis (who had to miss his moment of fame in the winner’s podium photo!). Thanks to TriLux for their support on the night too.
Congratulations to Briggs and Forrester Group employee Dan Martins on his success at The Skills Show last week. Dan achieved a Highly Commended position in the Plumbing category, but has been selected to be part of Squad UK!
As part of Squad UK he will need to achieve a variety of category milestones and benchmarks in his training over the next two years, but he will also be in the running to be part of the Team that represents the UK at the WorldSkills event in Abu Dhabi in 2017!
We’d like to send congratulations to the Galliford Try team at the Wandsworth Riverside Quarter project on being awarded their company safety award for the 3rd Quarter 2015.
Briggs and Forrester has been involved with designing, supplying, installing and commissioning the M&E services at this apartment development. Having almost completed the first phase, we look forward to working with Galliford Try on the follow-on phase for further apartments and landlord services.
Congratulations to Briggs and Forrester apprentice Dan Martins for getting through to the WorldSkills UK SkillPLUMB final! Later this week he’ll discover if he’s won his competition and the opportunity to be selected to be in the UK team at the international finals in Abu Dhabi in 2017!
WorldSkills competitions motivate and inspire apprentices and young employees to push their technical and professional skills, and help to drive UK business and skill levels forward. The SkillPLUMB competition is designed to focus on competence and standards in the plumbing industry.