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21st October 2019

125 Deansgate is a modern 12 storey office building adding to the engaged Manchester skyline.

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, 125 Deansgate offers workers an innovative working space with great connections to amenities and close by transport links.

This BREEAM 'Excellent' designed scheme will deliver Grade A office and retail space, benefiting the entire area. Alongside the wide range of amenities offered, workers will also make use of cycle facilities, locker facility, secure basement parking spaces and 12 showers and changing rooms.

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!

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.