As the uncertainty rumbles on surrounding Brexit, one thing that is for certain is that Britain is running out of space – and the longer we’re in limbo, the worse the problem gets.
Warehouses are rapidly filling up, as firms from a variety of sectors stockpile should Brexit lead to delays ... Read More
A competitive spirit is an advantage in life as well as business, and our East Midlands branch manager Laura certainly has that.
As well as running a busy team, which works hard every day to arrange and deliver a range of storage and accommodation solutions across the East Midlands, she is ... Read More
Despite active efforts to attract and recruit wider talent pools, construction continues to be a fairly male-dominated field. Data from the Office for National Statistics in 2016 showed that out of 2.3 million jobs in the construction industry, only 296,000 of these were women, demonstrating a clear 87/13 split.
With ... Read More
While browsing online, our Community Involvement Programme, caught the eye of Claire Brookes at Hetty’s, a Nottinghamshire based charity, when they were in need of extra storage.
A small charity, Hetty’s support over 250 families per month throughout the seven districts of Nottinghamshire. They provide free and confidential, emotional ... Read More
Each of our 15 branches across the UK has a fantastic team working hard to arrange and deliver a range of storage and accommodation solutions. But at the helm of every ship there’s a strong captain, which is where our Cumbria branch manager Sharon comes in.
Having previously worked for HMRC, ... Read More
In September 2017, a survey of more than 3,500 members of the UK’s largest trade union, Unite, found that 22% and 14% of construction sites were without hot and cold water respectively.
Further findings shed light on the fact that 17% of construction sites failed to provide separate toilets for female ... Read More
According to HSE, there are 80,000 construction workers in the UK who suffer from work-related bad health each year, with 64,000 of these suffering non-fatal injuries. In 2016/2017, there were 30 construction-related deaths.
These statistics prove that accidents occur every day in the construction industry and while they can’t be completely ... Read More
In simple terms, boom and bust refers to a cycle of economic expansion and contraction that continues to occur. In today’s capitalist economy, this is unavoidable. During the ‘boom’ period, jobs are in high supply and investors see an increase in returns. Conversely, with a subsequent ‘bust’ comes a shrink ... Read More
The image of a lorry driver is changing. No longer simply the preserve of big, burly blokes, increasing numbers of women are coming through the ranks – and we’re delighted to have one of them on board.
Rachel Woodward, ... Read More
Once you’ve decided that a container will be the best solution for your onsite storage, how and where you choose to place it is necessary to ensure that it is both safe and easy to use.
Where to Place a Container?
You don’t want to choose an area that has overhead obstruction ... Read More