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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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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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Neom: The Futuristic $500 Billion Mega-Project in Saudi Arabia

What is Neom? More than just a city, Neom will be a region spanning 10,200 square miles (26,500 sq km) in northwestern Saudi Arabia along the Red Sea and Gulf of Aqaba. The project was launched by Saudi crown prince … 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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How our people used their £500 Wellbeing Fund last year

Then it occurred to us: why should we be the ones to pick? The no.1 expert on your body and mind is you. So we decided to just give our team £500 each, every year, to spend on anything remotely … 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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Helping Hollyhedge: Skipping Secret Santa for a Pawsitively Good Cause!

Finding Inspiration in Furry Friends Our colleague Annie Parker shared the heartwarming story of finding Figgy, her feline friend, at Hollyhedge Animal Rescue Centre. This sparked a collective decision to direct our efforts toward this worthy cause. Deb and Jim … 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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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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