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Read the latest news about Briggs and Forrester.

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!

25th September 2019

#ThrowbackThursday to last week when the Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services team from the Birmingham office held their charity golf day in memory of Robert Morgan and in support of Pancreatic Cancer UK.

In September 2018 Robert Morgan, Site Manager for Engineering Services, was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. Sadly after a short battle, he died on 15th April 2019 aged 57. Pancreatic Cancer UK is the Midlands region chosen charity to support his year. This means that we can help provide support to all of the medical people and research involved.

12th September 2019

Over the summer, the Briggs & Forrester Living site team assisted St Anne's Church with a refurbishment of a new kitchen.

Despite being heavily focused on delivering works to the Newfoundland project, the team took the time to help the very deserving church supplying items which included face plates, wires and piped up equipment.

The church were delighted with their new kitchen which will be well used due to the weekly homeless night shelter, children's parties, church lunches and more!

12th September 2019

Our Group IT co-ordinator Jemma Da Costa will be participating in this years Cycle4Cynthia charity ride with aims to raise significant funds for Cynthia Spencer Hospice.

Jemma is currently preparing for the challenge by completing training sessions . The Cynthia Spencer Hospice offer specialist physical, psychological, social and spiritual care to those with life limiting illnesses.

Their focus is on quality of life and respecting the uniqueness of each person. The hospice work aimlessly to support the lives of their patients and families throughout Northamptonshire.

11th September 2019

We are delighted to announce that we will be taking part in this years 'Cycle4Cynthia' bike ride on Sunday the 22nd of September. This year marks the event's 16th year running and it will be the 10th year Briggs & Forrester have participated. We are so happy to be once again supporting such a great cause.

27 people from the company have bravely volunteered themselves for the challenge and will either be completing a 5,25 or 50 mile cycle ride. With less than two weeks to go, the team are currently in training and preparing themselves for the event.

5th September 2019
Charity Dragon Boat Race

Today, staff from the Briggs & Forrester Living Northern region took part in a charity Dragon Boat Race at Liverpool Waters - Princes Dock.

The team volunteered their time all in support of the charity 'Claire House Children's Hospice'. The charity helps seriously and terminally ill children live their life to the fullest by creating wonderful experiences and bringing back a sense of normality to family life.

Funds raised for the charity will enable them to reach more children and families who need their help.

A huge well done to the team for taking part!

4th September 2019
Doncaster Central Library and Museum

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have recently secured the MEP services contract on the Doncaster Central Library and Museum. Located on the junction of Waterdale and Chequer Road in the town centre, the four-storey structure will incorporate the architectural heritage of the former Hall Cross Girls School building.

The Doncaster Council led project will see four existing buildings, Doncaster Central Library, Doncaster Archives in Balby, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, and the Library Services for Schools at Top Road, Barnby Dun, combined into one creative space.

4th September 2019

Our junior Designer Spencer Garnett will be completing a tandem skydrive on the 24th of September with aims to raise money for Northampton based charity 'The Lowdown'. The Lowdown offers vital support services for young people aged 12-25 years old in Northampton.

The charity provide free and confidential support 6 days a week offering counselling, sexual health, LGBTQ support and more. There are currently approximately 60 volunteers that help out at The Lowdown and fundraising is vital to keep this charity running.