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Meet the Team – Rebecca, Financial Controller

September 30, 2019

Meet our favourite payroller, Rebecca, who we are happy to say is now in her fifth year at Pier. Find out a bit more about…

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The Best Labourers in Wales?

September 20, 2019

We always try to show our appreciation to our workers on site, and every now and then we get someone who really stands out for…

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Rugby Fever – Get Involved

September 20, 2019

With the Rugby World Cup in Japan kicking offthe office has been going rugby mad. Here are a couple of the things going on, some…

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Trades & Labour department gets a fresh face

June 28, 2019

We’re happy to say that our trades and labour division is busier than ever with our new resourcer Chris Walker taking charge. Chris has been…

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Electrical contractors: Are you “electric vehicle ready?”

July 11, 2018

New electric vehicle proposal could open lucrative market for electrical contractors Electrical contractors will be interested to hear the latest proposal by the Department for…

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Construction training for under £25 : The 3 top Health and Safety certificates in demand

February 8, 2018

The Age of the Health & Safety Certificate These days construction sites take their health and safety very seriously, and with good reason. Whilst the…

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George Clarke showcases amazing regeneration of The General in Bristol

February 1, 2018

We are very proud to have been involved in the regeneration over the last four years of The General in Bristol. It has recently been visited…

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Beating Blue Monday with Funny Construction Jokes

January 15, 2018

Blue Monday in the office After the excitement of Christmas and New Year, the next event on the calendar is a bit more dismal; Blue…

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Blue Monday Songs for Construction Jobs

January 10, 2018

Happy New Year everyone! Following our playlist dedications to electrical workers and plumbers, our latest list celebrates those in construction jobs; our Trades and Labourers in…

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Plumbing Music Playlist: for Plumbers, Pipefitters & other Mechanical Jobs

December 22, 2017

Plumbing jobs appreciation This week the heating has been on full in the office and we’ve been drinking lots of tea to keep warm and…

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Have a listen to our Electrician Oldies playlist

December 11, 2017

Songs for Sparks                             With the snow falling outside it’s beginning to…

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Construction apprenticeships and training: new schemes enough to plug the skills gap?

December 4, 2017

Why is there a skills shortage? The release of the Autumn Budget and an overhaul of construction apprenticeship and training programs has brought attention to…

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Chancellor’s “budget for builders” shows government has listened to construction industry demands

November 30, 2017

Construction industry associations influenced budget decisions Since the Autumn budget was announced by Phillip Hammond a week ago we have been reflecting upon the statement…

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12 years in Construction Recruitment : 5 Reasons to Celebrate

November 20, 2017

Pier Consulting Ltd Celebrates its 12th year in Construction Recruitment       In the office today we have been reflecting on how far we…

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Llantwit Major under-8s battle St Albans and Llandaff North

September 28, 2017

Last weekend, Llantwit Major under-8s travelled to St Albans in Cardiff to take on the host St Albans and Llandaff North. The squad is growing…

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Pier Consulting Become Members of Building Services Employment Agency Alliance

January 4, 2017

Towards the end of 2016, Pier Consulting underwent a rigours audit with external auditors EXOVA. The audit consisted of a number of key commitments in…

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We have a Place in the Top 50 List

August 18, 2016

So last week we received an email confirming we have a place in the 2016 Fast Growth 50 List! To say we are excited and…

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Vale of Glamorgan Recruitment Company celebrates 10 years in Business

November 20, 2015

Today Friday 20th November we celebrate 10 years in business!!   Pier Consulting has now been supplying construction operatives across south wales and the south…

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INTRODUCING OUR NEW APPRENTICES FOR 2015

October 20, 2015

2015 has seen Pier add to its M&E apprenticeship numbers by another 5 this year, 3 electrical apprentices and 2 mechanical apprentices, with a further…

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“We Are NOT Pier Recruitment Agency Ltd”

September 20, 2015

Wales Online, Local Press, Recruitment Press and the Tabloids have recently highlighted adverts used by a Company called “Pier Recruitment Agency Limited” on their social media accounts…

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National Minimum Wage Increase 1st October

September 11, 2015

The National Minimum Wage rate per hour depends on your age and whether you’re an apprentice – you must be at least school leaving age…

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Pier gets a Trademark

August 11, 2015

Pier Consulting, now has a trademark.

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Pier sponsors british clubmans championship 2015

August 11, 2015

Pier Consulting were thrilled when asked by their client MCS Ltd to provide sponsorship for this years ACU British Clubmans Championship 2015 

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The construction sector is booming

August 11, 2015

As the construction sector continues to grow at an incredible rate, Pier touches on the impact the skills shortage is having on the industry and…

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