Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 14-03-2017
Jewson Tool Hire has been awarded a SafeHire certification, an industry-led initiative designed to raise standards and improve all areas of company operations, from quality management to customer service standards.
The Hire Association Europe (HAE) has congratulated Jewson Tool Hire for achieving the highly acclaimed industry standard by demonstrating high standards of safety within the hire industry.
Earlier this week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer set out his 2017 budget plans. In between the ooo’s and the aah’s from the rowdy audience, there was a lot of number crunching and casual references to MILLIONS of pounds. “But how does the budget affect us?” I hear you ask.
Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 02-03-2017
As part of its latest State of the Trade Survey, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has found that the construction skills shortage has now spread beyond bricklayers and carpenters.
In fact, construction firms are finding it difficult to attract tradesmen such as roofers, electricians and plasterers, with 40 per cent of the 15 trades monitored by the FMB showing that the skills shortage is at its highest level since 2013.
Working to tackle the skills gap is a key challenge for our industry and something we take very seriously at Jewson, both in how we work to support the wider industry, and how we attract and retain our employees.
Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 24-02-2017
When it comes to getting the right tool for the job, buying doesn’t always make sense. If it’s a one-off project that needs special kit, or if your tool breaks on site and you need a quick replacement, hiring might be a better option.
Using a service like Jewson Tool Hire is a quick and easy way of making sure you never get caught out on the job. What’s more, you’ll get great advice on the different options available and useful information about staying safe on site.
Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 22-02-2017
It’s a bit wet and chilly at the moment, isn’t it? Makes you just want to stay inside, wrapped up all warm and cosy…
However, if you work outside a lot, it’s pretty likely that your bills and commitments don’t heed the weather. Luckily for you, we’re here with some solutions to help you work outdoors, even when it’s not too sunny.
Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 17-02-2017
As big champions of young people and making sure everyone has an equal chance to get ahead and progress, we’re keen to support organisations that do the same. That’s why we’ve recently selected Barnardo’s as our charity partner for 2017. Through the partnership, Jewson employees will raise vital funds for the charity as part of our ‘Together’ initiative.
Posted by Blog Team | Posted in More | Posted on 13-02-2017
2017 brings financial uncertainty for many sectors, as post-Brexit exchange rate fluctuations result in price increases that impact upon us all. David Kilby, Jewson Operations Director, discusses what this means for the construction industry, and the steps Jewson is taking this year to make trading easier for customers.