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Women returning to work…..my story by Tracey Armstrong-Stacey

Women returning to work…..my story by Tracey Armstrong-Stacey

Just the thought of this could be enough to keep you awake at night.  It really is a big thing just to make the initial decision to return to work….it might not even be your decision, you might just ‘have to’. Due to lack of childcare and my low wage, my husband and I...

Disability Confident Event – Butlins, Minehead

Disability Confident Event – Butlins, Minehead

Last month Team Under Construction entered a Disability Confident event, organised by the Department for Work and Pensions at Butlins, Minehead. It really was quite a thought provoking day. Chris Jones opened the event with the only speech of the day. You could have...

Under Construction Unperturbed

Under Construction Unperturbed

Following on from our busy three days welcoming more than 200 people to initial interviews, you would have thought we would have scheduled a break but there has been no time to rest on our laurels! Busy is an understatement – that said, we thrive on making the most of...

First Impressions Count

First Impressions Count

      Recently we helped a new business with their initial interviews. With over 200 people attending across three days, it was a busy time but equally pleasing to see the opportunity embraced in the area! There were times however, where people...

Made in Somerset

Made in Somerset

Under Construction was delighted to attend the annual Sedgemoor Economic Development Conference, held at The Macmillan Theatre in Bridgwater. This year’s theme was ‘Made in Somerset’ with speakers from brands that have expanded from the district into national and...

Mercure Bridgwater Hotel confirmed to open early 2018

Mercure Bridgwater Hotel confirmed to open early 2018

October saw an opportunity for Deepak Chainrai of DC Hotels (Bridgwater) Ltd to welcome representatives from; Bridgwater Town Council, Sedgemoor District Council and Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership to the site of the new Mercure Bridgwater Hotel....

‘Construction for All’ with Kier Group

‘Construction for All’ with Kier Group

During November we supported Kier with a Construction Career event for our local Schools; it was a valuable experience even for me already working in the Employment and Skills Sector. At the beginning of the day, Kier took us on the journey of a whole project, from...

Somerlap Skyscrapers

Somerlap Skyscrapers

Nestled in the countryside of Mark, Somerlap is one of Sedgemoor’s many small  businesses. Well known for their fencing and wooden garden products, did you know that  the core of their business is Pallets – producing new and reconditioning old ones. We had no idea...