October 2016

Project update: 5-minute tea break with Richard Haldane on-site with Harry Fairclough Construction

Harrogate resident and civil engineering university student Richard Haldane joined our Yorkshire team over the summer on a work experience placement at our civic accommodation project for Harrogate Borough Council. We asked him to tell us about his experience and how it will support his future career in the construction industry. Here’s what he thought to life on-site: […]

17 Oct 2016 | Posted In Careers, News, Projects

Project update: Harry Fairclough Yorkshire sponsors local Pannal Sports Tigers

As part of our commitment to supporting the areas in which our sites are based we have agreed to be the official kit sponsors of local Harrogate under 9’s football team, Pannal Tigers. Here are the boys looking very smart in their brand-new kits, featuring our company logo and celebrating their first win of the […]

11 Oct 2016 | Posted In Community, News, Projects

Comment piece: How can SME’s engage Millenials to combat construction skills shortage?

Author: Group HR Director Phil Harris. A recent article in the Guardian from the Managing Director of global property and infrastructure group Lendlease raised some interesting points about the current labour crisis faced by the UK construction industry and how attracting young people into the industry is now more important than ever. As a 100-year-old contractor […]

09 Oct 2016 | Posted In Careers, Projects