Entries by FOMAC Construction

Brexit would lead to shortage of construction staff, says Barratt boss

David Thomas, chief executive of the UK’s largest homebuilder, says an EU exit would impair industry’s ability to build houses. Britain’s departure from the EU would hit housebuilders’ workforces hard and exacerbate the housing crisis, the boss of the UK’s largest homebuilder has said. David Thomas, chief executive of Barratt Developments, said: “We would much […]

CITB Changes Grace Period on Certificate Renewals

CITB announced changes to the Site Safety Plus Scheme Rules with regards to the way delegates renew their SMSTS and SSSTS certificates. There is currently a six month grace period in which delegates can sit a refresher course after the date their certificate has expired, as of 31st December 2015 there will be no grace […]

FOMAC proud to be supporting CRASH, the construction and property industry’s charity for homeless people.

FOMAC are supporting CRASH’s No Christmas Card Appeal. CRASH is the construction and property industry’s charity for homeless people. With the UK bracing itself for a record cold winter, many of us take solace in the knowledge that Christmas will be spent in an environment of warmth, kindness, support and love. For the thousands of homeless […]

FOMAC Proud sponsors of Crayford Arrows Black Under 13’s team

Crayford Arrows Black Under 13’s team has gained a new supporter in the shape of leading specialist recruitment company FOMAC. The specialist construction recruitment agency is sponsoring the junior football team, which plays its home matches in Bakers Field, for the current 2015 season in the Selkent League. The young soccer stars will sport their kit in their upcoming match against Phoenix […]

Construction wage growth ‘double the national average’

Permanent and temporary wages have increased in last 12 months Construction industry workers have seen their pay levels increase at twice the UK average over recent months, according to a new study. Research  shows that some building professionals have benefited from wage rises of more than 10% over the last 12 months. The results reflect […]

Specialist contractors see recruitment struggles hit 14-year high

Skills and Talent shortages within the Construction Industry Posted in Employment, Recruitment news May 12th, 2015 Recent Article by Construction Enquirer states:  “The number of specialist contractors struggling to recruit skilled labour is at its highest for 14 years according to the latest trade body survey. As a result of the yawning skills gap over a […]

Lewisham Employment & Skills Celebration Event

To celebrate delivering the Lewisham Employment and Skills targets at the Thurston Road project in Lewisham Bouygues UK held an awards evening. The event highlight joint working with local business partners such as Jobcentre Plus, Lewisham and Southwark college, the London Borough of Lewisham and many of our subcontractors.

Find a cure for Channan – Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

Her name is Channan Petrides,  She is 22 years old and suffers with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). CF is a Genetic Fault in the Genes that effects several organs and can cause Diabetes, Enlarged Heart, Liver and Digestive problems among others, but mainly it kills the lungs, leaving you oxygen dependent with very little mobility & […]