Career

  1. Running your own business in the building industry

    11th March 2019

    Let’s face it, the idea of being your own boss is one which is 50% amazing and 50% terrifying. Having said that, it’s a road…

  2. What not to say to your construction apprentice…

    20th February 2019

    Apprentices. They come in handy sometimes, hey… We’ve been having a think about what things we probably should NOT be telling our apprentices. They’re a…

  3. 6 signs you were made for the trade

    20th February 2019

    As the old saying goes, when you know, you know. Check out our top signs that you’ve been a trade from day one… Bob the…

  4. 7 things young trades are looking forward to about working in the industry

    28th September 2018

    Starting out in the trade isn’t all being sent for long weights. If you’ve been working for a while, it can be hard to remember…

  5. Go back to school

    30th August 2018

    Right kids, do up that top button and grab your butties – it’s time to go back to school! Well, not exactly. But the kids…

  6. Trades just wanna have fun(ds)

    28th June 2018

    There’s no denying it – there’s a construction skills shortage hitting the industry hard at the moment. So it might be music to your ears…

  7. Fill Your Skills Gap

    30th August 2017

    We all know that a lack of young, skilled workers is one of the biggest challenges in the construction industry. With more and more people…

  8. Going above and beyond for the trade

    2nd March 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…

  9. Young Tradesperson of the Year – Top tips to get noticed

    10th February 2017

    Top tips to get noticed If you’re under 30 and interested in entering the Young Tradesperson of the Year competition, read on… For some of…