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What’s happening in the offsite construction job market?

Adapting to Uncertain Times The current economic climate has undoubtedly influenced hiring decisions across the offsite construction industry. Many businesses are opting for temporary and contract staff to help manage interim needs due to fluctuating pipelines of work. This cautious … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2024: Celebrating Sustainability in Construction

But while traditional construction methods have been slower to go green, offsite construction has emerged as a shining example of sustainability. Let’s count the ways… Reducing waste: Standard construction methods generate a load of rubbish. But offsite construction cuts waste … Continue reading

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5 Staffing Options: Which Is Best for You?

In this blog post, we will explore the five main types of staffing arrangements – permanent, fixed term, interim, contract, and temp to perm – and provide a benefits summary for each to help you make an informed decision. Just … Continue reading

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Dubai’s Construction Sector is About to Pivot

The Dubai government’s budget statement for 2024, highlighted this anticipated shift with The Director General promised 8% of total expenditure to construction projects. That’s a solid AED6.328bn (estimated at £1.382bn), which sends a clear message to the private sector about … Continue reading

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Why Construction (Still!) Needs More Women

Research shows that gender-diverse companies perform better financially too. And as the skills shortage continues, construction’s missing women are more needed than ever. So, the business case for boosting the participation of women in construction is clear. The trickier part … Continue reading

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Are candidates using you as a stepping stone?

If employees leave after months rather than years, it leaves you with a learner in the role much of the time. Why are candidates doing this—and what can you as an employer do to stop the hop? Why candidates could … Continue reading

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Could MMC solve the UK’s retrofitting challenge?

The UK needs to get its domestic buildings fit to meet its ambitious goal of net zero by 2050. We need a fast, scalable solution. That solution could be MMC (Modern Methods of Construction.) Right now, we still rely on … Continue reading

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Celebrating Milestones: A Month of Work Anniversaries at ARV Solutions

1 Year Anniversaries: Will, Annie, and Ciara We kicked off the celebrations by raising a toast to Will, Annie, and Ciara, who have each completed a fantastic first year with us. Their enthusiasm, creativity, and hard work have truly made … Continue reading

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Navigating the Skills Shortage: Strategies for Hiring Top Talent

Crafting Clear and Engaging Job Advertisements: When hiring top talent, your job posting is the first impression potential candidates have of your company. Keep it clear, concise, and inviting. Highlight not only the responsibilities but also the opportunities for growth … Continue reading

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Investors in People Awards: We’re finalists!

To make the final shortlist, we had to firstly get accredited at Platinum level – which only a very small proportion of accredited organisations get to attain – not too shabby eh – 9 year journey though! The highlights of … Continue reading

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