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Darren Scott

March 23, 2017

Major Project Focus

This month we’re looking at the development of some exciting projects across the UK. You can scroll down to read through them and get in touch with our team for information on roles we’re recruiting for. North London Stadium Work on Tottenham’s new home at White Hart Lane is progressing well with construction accelerating noticeably … Continue reading Major Project Focus
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Darren Scott

March 22, 2017

Compliance: CarmichaelUK awarded 5* RISQS Rating for third year running.

We are delighted to have been awarded another 5* rating in our recent RISQS audit which further reflects our commitment to providing the highest levels of candidate compliance. The Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme is the single entry point for the rail industry and means suppliers must pass an annual audit in order to be recognised … Continue reading Compliance: CarmichaelUK awarded 5* RISQS Rating for third year running.
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Darren Scott

March 13, 2017

CarmichaelUK shortlisted as Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency

We were delighted to discover that we are a finalist for the Recruiter Awards 2017! The annual awards are the UK’s largest of its kind, focused solely on the recruitment community and recognise outstanding achievements by agencies and in-house recruiters. The judging panel met earlier this month to compile the shortlist for each category, aiming … Continue reading CarmichaelUK shortlisted as Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency
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Darren Scott

March 8, 2017

Building a future for women in construction

At the end of last year, there were around 27 million people working across the UK. Of these, 13.6m were men, and 13.3m were women. However, the construction industry tells a very different story and doesn’t enjoy the same 50/50 split. In December 2016 there were 2.3m people working in construction, only 296,000 of whom … Continue reading Building a future for women in construction
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Darren Scott

March 6, 2017

An Introduction to Construction through Work Experience

As part of the initiative to introduce young women to the engineering industry, we have welcomed Scarlett Thompson to our offices. Scarlett is a first-year student at Amersham & Wycombe College where she is studying for a BTEC in Business Studies. Scarlett spent a week with us at the beginning of March and as part of her work … Continue reading An Introduction to Construction through Work Experience
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Darren Scott

March 3, 2017

At Update from Casper, our sponsored Hearing Dog

We last heard news of Casper in November last year when he was settling into life with his socialiser and doing well in his house training. Along with Jasmine, Casper is one of our sponsored pups at Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Casper was born in August 2016. He is a black Labrador, one of the … Continue reading At Update from Casper, our sponsored Hearing Dog
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Darren Scott

February 27, 2017

CarmichaelUK shortlisted for Recruiter Awards

We are excited to announce that we are a finalist in the category of Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency at the Recruiter Awards 2017! The annual awards are the UK’s largest of its kind, focused solely on the recruitment community and recognise outstanding achievements by agencies and in-house recruiters. The judging panel met earlier … Continue reading CarmichaelUK shortlisted for Recruiter Awards
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Darren Scott

February 23, 2017

Encouraging Young Woman To Try a Career In Engineering

Introduce a Girl to Engineering is a worldwide campaign held in conjunction with Engineers Week to encourage young women to consider a route into engineering and inspire the next generation of great innovators and problem solvers. With this in mind, we sat down with some of our female contractors to discuss the opportunities available for women … Continue reading Encouraging Young Woman To Try a Career In Engineering
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Darren Scott

February 22, 2017

Tour of Northern Hub

  Since October 2015, work has been taking place on the Ordsall Chord and yesterday, the largest crane in the UK was used to hoist a 600-tonne bridge into place. The momentous feat of engineering took over four hours to install and is made up of two huge steel arches, using inclined hangers, which cross … Continue reading Tour of Northern Hub
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Darren Scott

February 8, 2017

Construction: Improving Your Skills to Stand Out from the Crowd

As an employee within the engineering and construction sectors, you are only as employable as your skills. We live in a disruptive era; with changes in materials, technology, techniques, and regulations constantly lurking on the horizon. To remain employable, today’s workforce needs to be committed to learning and development. By doing so, you’ll be able … Continue reading Construction: Improving Your Skills to Stand Out from the Crowd
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