Month: May 2017

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Darren Scott

May 31, 2017

Congratulations to ICE Award Winners

CarmichaelUK is for the second year running, a proud sponsor of the Infrastructure category at the Institute of Civil Engineers Awards 2017. The ICE Awards celebrate the most innovative, creative and sustainable contributions to construction and engineering in the capital and we were delighted to present the Infrastructure prize to the team from the Bermondsey Dive-Under … Continue reading Congratulations to ICE Award Winners
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Darren Scott

May 25, 2017

UK Project Focus

Jump to HS2 Enabling Works Jump to Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route Jump to Flood Defences Jump to Paradise Circus, Birmingham A14 Improvement Scheme After four months of preliminary work such as installing narrow lanes and temporary safety barriers, permanent work on the state of the art £1.5 billion scheme has now begun. The work that’s … Continue reading UK Project Focus
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Darren Scott

May 24, 2017

Engineers required at Hinkley Point C

With 25,000 job opportunities and over 5,600 people expected to work on the site during core construction, the multi-billion pound investment project is going to need a lot of skilled people to help build and operate the new nuclear power station in Somerset. Due to the size of this project, we are going to require … Continue reading Engineers required at Hinkley Point C
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Darren Scott

May 24, 2017

CarmichaelUK Apprenticeship Programme

Over 850,000 people are undertaking apprenticeships right now, earning a living while learning a trade at the same time. As the construction industry continues to become more diverse, you’ll find there are more opportunities than ever before! From school leavers to adults, apprenticeships are suitable for people of all ages and from all walks of life … Continue reading CarmichaelUK Apprenticeship Programme
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Darren Scott

May 22, 2017

Industry JV Defeats Tough Mudder Challenge

This weekend, a joint venture with a difference took place in the Midlands as staff from Costain, CarmichaelUK and Barreast Ltd formed one team to take on the Tough Mudder 2017 in aid of Cancer Research UK and Breast Cancer Care. Our teams arrived at the blissful surroundings of Belvoir Castle to find that it had been transformed into … Continue reading Industry JV Defeats Tough Mudder Challenge
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Darren Scott

May 17, 2017

Supporting International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Today is International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. It was created in 2004 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally. IDAHOT is now celebrated in more than 130 countries and what better day to take another … Continue reading Supporting International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
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Darren Scott

May 12, 2017

No Mental Health Stigma at CarmichaelUK

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and as supporters of the charity, Mind; staff from all departments across our offices enjoyed one of our regular breakfast meetings where we talk about mental health and discuss ways to manage stress and mental wellbeing. The session was led by our mental health champions who created an … Continue reading No Mental Health Stigma at CarmichaelUK
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Darren Scott

May 12, 2017

Recruiting for Major Projects in Scotland

Our recruitment teams work with clients across the UK and Ireland, which means we’re always perfectly placed to find the right position for our candidates. In this blog post we’re looking at opportunities on major projects in Scotland and if you’re a candidate who has considered moving to London from the north of England then … Continue reading Recruiting for Major Projects in Scotland
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Darren Scott

May 8, 2017

Supporting Mental Health in Construction

Mental Health Awareness Week begins today and this year’s theme is ‘Surviving or Thriving?’ In a new angle adopted by the mental health foundation, rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, we’re encouraged to uncover why too few of us are thriving with good mental health. The latest figures relating … Continue reading Supporting Mental Health in Construction
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Darren Scott

May 5, 2017

CarmichaelUK Wins Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency

After months of anticipation, we are delighted to announce that CarmichaelUK has won the award for Best Construction and Engineering Recruitment Agency in the Recruiter Awards 2017. The annual awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Wednesday 3rd May are the UK’s largest of its kind, focused solely on the recruitment community and recognise … Continue reading CarmichaelUK Wins Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency
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