Month: December 2017

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Darren Scott

December 22, 2017

We need more people like this…

A big shout out to the team at Equal Approach who organised a campaign to bring some Christmas cheer to homeless people in Birmingham earlier this week.  Thanks to Dawn Hurst and the team for bringing this campaign to our attention and for caring enough to spend part of her day (and night) distributing the … Continue reading We need more people like this…
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Ellena Tangi

December 20, 2017

Looking Forward: Big Projects of 2018

2017 is drawing to a close and it’s been a big year for the UK in the construction and engineering industry, however, 2018 is set to be even bigger! The government acknowledge the severe skills shortage the country has at present and have planned a major push in the new year to try to encourage … Continue reading Looking Forward: Big Projects of 2018
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Ellena Tangi

December 18, 2017

The Science of Santa: An Engineer’s View of Christmas

With Christmas only one week away, we begin to wonder just how Santa preps for his one-night of madness. Of course, the Engineer in all of us wonders just how possible it is to carry a ludicrous amount of presents across the world, on a sleigh with flying reindeers. Below is an Engineer’s answer to … Continue reading The Science of Santa: An Engineer’s View of Christmas
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Darren Scott

December 14, 2017

Supporting Young Entrepreneurs: One Year On!

This time last year, five finalists in the Small Business Saturday Young Entrepreneurs Competition pitched their business ideas, Dragon’s Den style, to a panel of expert judges in a competition sponsored by CarmichaelUK. First prize of £500, a trophy, and business mentoring for 12 months went to Thomas Wylam of Princes Risborough School for his … Continue reading Supporting Young Entrepreneurs: One Year On!
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Darren Scott

December 11, 2017

Staff & Contractors celebrate at joint Christmas Party

On Saturday 9th December, CarmichaelUK contractors experienced a day in the rustic English countryside whilst being just a stone’s throw from the heart of London! Our annual Christmas party, just for our contractors took place at Swingers, where our team were transported to a 1920’s golf club, steeped in lush foliage and rolling greens! The … Continue reading Staff & Contractors celebrate at joint Christmas Party
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Ellena Tangi

December 8, 2017

Substantial Investment in Technology Upgrade for all Staff

We are delighted to announce that we have recently made a substantial investment in new technology for all staff members in the company. In the days leading up to Christmas, all 50 members of staff across 4 offices will receive brand new, high spec portable devices to enable a more mobile working ethic at CarmichaelUK. As we … Continue reading Substantial Investment in Technology Upgrade for all Staff
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Darren Scott

December 7, 2017

Network Rail: Tackling Winter Works at Christmas

Last week, Network Rail released details of their plans to tackle any snow and ice that may come this Christmas and with temperatures plummeting, ice can stop power reaching trains, freeze rails together and damage overhead wiring. Preparation for winter weather includes making sure the track is clear, with no overhanging trees, no icicles at … Continue reading Network Rail: Tackling Winter Works at Christmas
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Darren Scott

December 4, 2017

10 Gift Ideas for Engineers this Christmas!

Is the Engineer in your life particularly difficult to buy for? Maybe the Site Secret Santa beckons and you’re struggling to find something to spend your tenner on! If you are in need of a gift for a construction professional, we’ve got a few ideas that are bound to help! From the least expensive to the … Continue reading 10 Gift Ideas for Engineers this Christmas!
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