The UK is coming to a standstill when it comes to recruiting HGV drivers.
At the end of last year, Road Haulage Association chief executive Richard Burnett warned that the
haulage industry faced a shortage of up to 50,000 drivers – and the resulting impact on the economy
could be catastrophic.
To combat this, ... Read More
The container village on Gateshead’s Quayside is one of the newest additions to the banks of the River Tyne. By The River Brew Co is an “independent container community” that contains a collection of 15 independent food vendors selling everything from pizza to oysters, as well as the more upmarket ... Read More
According to research conducted by the Chartered Institute of Building, in the UK around £400 million a year is lost in the construction industry due to vandalism and theft. Having a safe and secure storage solution is the only answer to this ongoing problem.
Why are building sites targets for ... Read More
Those that have ever visited a construction site will know how important it is that both staff and visitors are provided with the necessary facilities. A welfare unit is a compact way of providing a place to eat, changing facilities, toilets, and office spaces on construction sites that can otherwise ... Read More
It’s fair to say that construction has long been thought of as a typical job for the boys. From Auf Weidersehen Pet to Bob The Builder, most representations of the industry have been very male-dominated - but, as Bob Dylan noted, the times they are a changing.
So if you’re looking ... Read More
For many, the definition of shipping containers and storage containers may be exclusive and while there are very few differences between the two, the container that’s best suited to your needs will depend on a few things. In simplistic terms, a shipping container can be a shipping container or a ... Read More
A welfare unit is a compact and capable way of providing the necessary facilities on a construction site. They can be static or mobile, are self-contained, and designed to suit the welfare needs of staff throughout the course of a project.... Read More
The end of the year is always a busy time for retailers and an important one, especially when over 30% of all retail sales occur in the final quarter of the year.
This is hardly surprising; with so many important dates falling between October and December, it’s hard to keep up ... Read More
There’s no denying it, gin is ‘in’ and the nation’s obsession isn’t showing any sign of phasing out. According to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association, us Brits consumed over 1 billion G&T’s in 2017.
Scotland is leading the way in this gin takeover, producing over 70% of the gin which ... Read More
The way we shop is changing. We no longer spend our Saturdays pounding the pavements of the high street. Instead, we spend our evenings scanning our smartphones and ordering online.
The figures bear this out; in June, House of Fraser announced the closure of 31 stores, while high street stalwart Marks ... Read More