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Health and Safety for Builders and Construction

Have you also expressed frustration at how much you have to do to comply with Health and Safety regulations?  Good news, it doesn’t have to be so hard. A building company’s culture is at the heart of health and safety. You can put in place the required documents and processes, but if you don’t achieve culture change, it’s going to […]

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How To Find Skilled Builders In A Skill Shortage

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Demand for housing is growing. But growth presents a very real challenge as noted in the Hays Quarterly Report (2016 Q1) that predicts that skilled foremen will continue to be in short supply throughout this year. Now, everyone in the industry knows that skilled foremen are critical to a building company’s ability to manage more […]

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Make the Most of Your Building Apprentice

Making The Most Of Your Building Apprentice

How do you run a business and train an apprentice without reducing your output or compromising your profitability? Think back to when you were a building apprentice. Would you be where you are today if someone hadn’t given you a chance? Were you teachable? Did you learn fast? Did you make the most of the […]

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6 Easy Ways to Attract Skilled Builders

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“Demand is increasing and my building business is growing. But when I advertise for builders no one applies!” Where on earth will I find skilled labour? Sound familiar? In my home country of New Zealand, the Christchurch city rebuild, earthquake strengthening and leaky home repairs have created a construction boom. But it’s not easy to […]

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