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Wales Needs 11,000 More Construction Workers

The need for more construction workers in Wales – and the UK as a whole – is a trend that’s been gradually getting worse over…

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How can I build a team of reliable mechanical and electrical workers?

Mechanical and electrical workers are an essential part of your construction workforce. It’s crucial for our clients to source the right mechanical and electrical workers…

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The top challenges in construction recruitment and how we overcome them

In 2023 there are a number of challenges facing our sector. A quick google will show you plenty of articles discussing the pitfalls of our…

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Build a construction workforce that will stay the course

Change will be a key theme in construction over the next 5 years. Whether it’s going green, digitisation, a greater focus on employee wellbeing, or…

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Is your construction workforce tax compliant?

Following earlier consultations, the government is now in the process of publishing a consultation that seeks to regulate and tackle non-compliance in umbrella companies relating…

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Pier Consulting are now P.I.E.R

A new name for a new beginning: Pier Consulting are now Paul Ingram Employment & Recruitment Ltd. (P.I.E.R). Our name may have changed, but our…

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What removing grandfather rights from CSCS cards means for you

You’ll already know that CSCS cards are a hot topic at the moment. But what do the changes mean for you, and how will it…

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Why are GOOD construction workers so hard to find?

A number of factors have combined to create a ‘perfect storm’ within our sector. Now, it’s harder than ever before to find good construction workers….

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How to Recruit the best Construction Workers in Wales

Good quality construction workers are the backbone of our industry.  With good construction workers, your business will grow. You can snap up new projects with…

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What is the expected wage for a construction worker in the UK?

Construction worker wages can vary dramatically depending on your role within the sector, where you’re based, your level of experience, and of course, the agency…

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Are Construction Wages in the UK increasing?

According to the 2022 contractors’ salary survey, ‘workers in every single category and sub-category of the construction profession saw their average wage go up at…

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How does the age of construction workers impact the construction industry?

The construction workforce in the UK is ageing.  According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS), approximately one in five UK-born construction workers were over…

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