15 May
6 Ways To Avoid Business Stagnation in Construction

6 Ways To Avoid Business Stagnation in Construction

If there’s one worry that all construction companies share, it’s the risk of stagnation. Stagnation is a sustained period of low or no growth, and can lead to having to lay off employees or cut wages just to keep the business afloat. The causes of stagnation are myriad, but one area of note is that…

6 Ways To Avoid Business Stagnation in Construction
12 May
How to Fix High Staff Turnover in Your Construction Company

How to Fix High Staff Turnover in Your Construction Company

At the heart of a successful construction company is the workforce; having a team of professional, efficient and skilled employees is tantamount to success, or at least half the battle. The other half of the battle is retaining your amazing workforce. High construction turnover can have major repercussions to the quality of work your company…

How to Fix High Staff Turnover in Your Construction Company
10 Apr
Top Tips for Growing Your Construction Company

Top Tips for Growing Your Construction Company

No matter what your business is, the key to growth is an almost unstoppable ambitious drive. While you may have all the know-how in the world, if you haven’t got the motivation to push your business forward you’ll stumble at the very first hurdle. All the largest businesses in the world, from Facebook to Virgin,…

Top Tips for Growing Your Construction Company
29 Mar

Construction Events & Conferences 2017

Throughout 2017, you can expect to find a plethora of construction events and conferences happening across the country. Anyone who’s serious about construction would be foolish to miss out on attending these events to improve your business practice and products. Be sure to check out our comprehensive list of construction events below. Do you have…

Construction Events & Conferences 2017
06 Feb

What Does a Construction Manager Do?

A construction manager, or site manager, must coordinate and supervise a variety of operations on a construction site. They join a project at the earliest planning stages and see it right through to completion. They ensure all operations are completed on time, within budget and, above all, safely. Construction managers are a necessity on all…

What Does a Construction Manager Do?
30 Jan
Top 5 Construction Industry Trends

Top 5 Construction Industry Trends

Happy new year from all of us here at Hitchcock & King! We’re kicking off 2017 by having a look at some of the forecasted trends we’re likely to see in construction this year. Whether it’s advances in materials, new models for buildings or new skills to be learned, we’re sure 2017 is going to make…

Top 5 Construction Industry Trends
23 Nov

Top Tips for Construction Site Safety During Winter

Working on a construction site is a hazard no matter the season, but in winter, there are even more potential dangers to think about; even working a full day in the freezing cold is a health hazard that must be countered. To help you get to grips with site safety during winter, we’ve put together…

Top Tips for Construction Site Safety During Winter
17 Nov
Top 9 Traits of a Successful Project Manager

Top 9 Traits of a Successful Project Manager

All construction projects are temporary endeavors for construction workers, however the results of the build, and the lasting impression on the client, are much more permanent. For that reason, it is important to keep staff motivated and quality of work consistently high throughout the entirety of a project, which is where Project Managers can help….

Top 9 Traits of a Successful Project Manager