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Joe Carmichael

March 26, 2019

CarmichaelUK Business Manager takes on 3 Peaks Challenge – Team Connor

Our Senior Business Manager, Kelly, is taking part in the 3 peaks challenge to raise money for Papyrus, a suicide prevention charity. We’re proud to be the main sponsor for Kelly & her team (Team Connor)! Click here to donate too. “Suicide is the biggest killer of young people under the age of 35 in the … Continue reading CarmichaelUK Business Manager takes on 3 Peaks Challenge – Team Connor
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Mirren Dougan

March 11, 2019

Top Tips: Navigating the UK Construction Industry

The Construction Industry is one of the biggest industries in the world. Its contribution towards the global GDP revolves around one-tenth of the total amount. As those who work within the industry have very transferable skills, many workers may desire to move from their native country. Although on the whole, the job is largely the … Continue reading Top Tips: Navigating the UK Construction Industry
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Joe Carmichael

March 8, 2019

5 Key International Women’s Day facts

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. We thought today would be a great opportunity to share 5 facts about women in construction… 5 Key Facts In late 2016 2.3 million people … Continue reading 5 Key International Women’s Day facts
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Collette Carmichael

March 5, 2019

15 Carmichael UK staff embark on a Level 5 apprenticeship!

On National Apprenticeship week we are pleased to announce that we have 15 members of staff starting apprenticeships in Level 5 Leadership and Management.  This is a bespoke apprenticeship course that we have developed in conjunction with the Pacific Institute and West Suffolk College. The Pacific Institute is well respected for their work in developing … Continue reading 15 Carmichael UK staff embark on a Level 5 apprenticeship!
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Ellena Tangi

March 4, 2019

Good Things Can Come Out of a Stew!

One of our CarmichaelUK staff member’s is involved with the Quaker Homeless Action charity that provides food and temporary accommodation to homeless people in the London area.  Recently a cry for help went out to staff for somebody to make enough food for 10 people and deliver it to the homeless shelter. Our Managing Director … Continue reading Good Things Can Come Out of a Stew!
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Ellena Tangi

February 26, 2019

Carmichael UK Business Manager Steve on working in Australia

An average of 240 days of sunshine a year, accessible visas and better pay – just some of the reasons that Australia is a popular destination amongst Brits looking to relocate elsewhere.  With that in mind, it’s no wonder many popular Australian cities came amongst the best places to live in recent polls. Still, many … Continue reading Carmichael UK Business Manager Steve on working in Australia
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Mirren Dougan

February 11, 2019

CarmichaelUK Celebrates LGBT History Month!

This month is LGBT History month! LGBT History Month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. We’re celebrating by looking back at some of the things CarmichaelUK have been involved in to support the LGBT Community. CarmichaelUK is … Continue reading CarmichaelUK Celebrates LGBT History Month!
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Mirren Dougan

February 5, 2019

Happy Waitangi Day from CarmichaelUK!

Waitangi day is a public holiday celebrated in New Zealand to commemorate the signing, on 6 February 1840, of the Treaty of Waitangi. What is the Treaty of Waitangi? The Treaty of Waitangi is an agreement made in 1840 between representatives of the British Crown and more than 500 Māori chiefs. It resulted in the declaration of … Continue reading Happy Waitangi Day from CarmichaelUK!
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Joe Carmichael

February 4, 2019

CarmichaelUK sponsors Joga Bonito FC

Since Summer 2018 CarmichaelUK have sponsored a up-and-coming football club in the Birmingham area, know as Joga Bonito (“the beautiful game” in Spanish). Things are looking good for the team as they have been undefeated for their last 4 games, and have a cup quarter-final on the way. After an unlucky start with injuries the … Continue reading CarmichaelUK sponsors Joga Bonito FC
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Mirren Dougan

January 25, 2019

Happy Australia Day from CarmichaelUK!

Australia day is an annual holiday celebrated by our friends down under to observe the beauty of the land, lifestyle, democracy, the freedoms enjoyed, but particularly, the people. The marking of 26 January is an important date in Australia’s history and has changed over time: starting as a celebration for emancipated convicts and evolving into what … Continue reading Happy Australia Day from CarmichaelUK!
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