Posts

Meet the Team – Rebecca, Financial Controller

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More
labourers cardiff

The Best Labourers in Wales?

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More
rugby world cup 2019

Rugby Fever – Get Involved

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More
construction site

Trades & Labour department gets a fresh face

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More
paperless office waste

Paperless Office – Pier offers advice on going digital

By Laura Oliver / June 27, 2019

The news in 2019 has been filled with concerns about plastic waste and how we can combat single use plastics.  But did you know that […]

Read More

Recruitment for Life

By Laura Oliver / June 27, 2019

Our Managing Director Paul celebrates (or commiserates!) 25 years in the recruitment industry this year, and has been reflecting on some notable changes in the […]

Read More
construction credit calculator

Credit Crunch – Is your company creditworthy?

By Laura Oliver / June 27, 2019

When I was browsing the construction headlines this morning I was struck by something.  Four of the stories on a single news page referenced folded […]

Read More

Electrical contractors: Are you “electric vehicle ready?”

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More

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

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More
The General Bristol

George Clarke showcases amazing regeneration of The General in Bristol

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More

Beating Blue Monday with Funny Construction Jokes

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More
labouring jobs cold

Blue Monday Songs for Construction Jobs

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More

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

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More

Have a listen to our Electrician Oldies playlist

By Laura Oliver / December 11, 2017

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

Read More
construction apprenticeship apprentice

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

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More

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

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More
Construction recruitment

12 years in Construction Recruitment : 5 Reasons to Celebrate

By Laura Oliver / 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 […]

Read More

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

By Michaela Little / 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 […]

Read More

Pier Consulting Become Members of Building Services Employment Agency Alliance

By Michaela Little / 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 […]

Read More

We have a Place in the Top 50 List

By Michaela Little / 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 […]

Read More

Vale of Glamorgan Recruitment Company celebrates 10 years in Business

By Michaela Little / 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 […]

Read More

INTRODUCING OUR NEW APPRENTICES FOR 2015

By Michaela Little / 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 […]

Read More

“We Are NOT Pier Recruitment Agency Ltd”

By Michaela Little / 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 […]

Read More

National Minimum Wage Increase 1st October

By Michaela Little / 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 […]

Read More