Briggs and Forrester now employs over 800 staff across 11 UK based offices and was a winner at last year’s Construction Enquirer Awards. Burton said: “During 2017 the Group won the coveted Construction Enquirer ‘Best Specialist Contractor to work for over £25m’ award. “This is highly prized by the Group as it was voted for by our employees, supply chain and clients.
Paul Burton, CEO, Briggs and Forrester
We are very proud to have won the ‘Best Supplier to Work with (over £25M)’ and we would like to thank everyone who voted for us. It’s a real testament to the high levels of service provided by our staff across all our divisions.
Rachel Woodhall, Marketing Assistant, VP Groundforce
"The Construction Enquirer Awards was a brilliant evening with a lively atmosphere. As a host, George Clarke was fantastic, keeping the audience captivated and entertained throughout the event. Whether from a principal contractor or subcontractor background, it was great to see everyone come together to celebrate in their successes. Shaylor Group was named winner of the ‘Best Main Contractor to Work For (£50m-£250m turnover)’ category, an accolade we are extremely proud of."
Natalie Niblett, Business Development Coordinator, Shaylor Group
"It was a real pleasure to attend the Construction Enquirer Awards evening at The Vox, Birmingham. It was exciting to see everyone come together to celebrate the industry. Even more exciting as we celebrated our success and took the award for ‘Best Construction Supplier to Work With’ home. The whole evening was well organised and very enjoyable, from the company, to the hosts and atmosphere. Thank you for a superb event, and thank you to all customers & suppliers for voting."
Lauren Sowden, Marketing Manager, Bryson
“The McNicholas team had a fantastic night with the icing on the cake being among the winners. Everything about the evening was spot on and Russell Kane was hilarious.”
David Beaty, Business Strategy Director, McNicholas
"Winning this award by attracting so many votes is amazing and we are all very proud of this achievement. What a fantastic evening and it is especially rewarding that our staff and network voted for us as the best main contractor to work for."
Rick Willmott, Group Chief Executive, Willmott Dixon
“We had a great time and it was made extra special by winning an award.”
Sharon Wood, Head of PR, Carey Group
“It was an exceptional event for a first awards and felt a lot more dynamic than some of the other awards nights which now seem a bit stayed in comparison. Having the awards in the centre of the country is a good idea and personally and professionally I had an excellent evening.”
Mark Doyle, CEO, Jarvis Group Construction
“We had a fabulous evening and the whole team enjoyed themselves”
Jeremy de Souza, Communications Leader - Major Projects & Infrastructure, Laing O’Rourke
“The three of us had a fantastic night. We have been to quite a few similar events over the last few years and this was overall a stand out event. The food was fabulous and Russell Kane was hilarious. And the highlight for me was meeting George Clarke!! I thought he did a great job of hosting too.”
Emma Attwood, Marketing & Communications Manager, McGee
“I have to say that the awards were the best I have experienced in over 20 years of attending such events. The addition of the Casino at the end was well received as was the entertainment. I look forward to hearing news of next year’s event, dates etc. Thank you once again.”
Alan Wildsmith, Product Manager - Structural Products, Hadley Group
“One of the comments made by our guests was that it was the best food they had ever had at a big event like that. The evening was well organised and fun.”
Sharon Mann, Communications Co-ordinator & HR Project Support, Beard Construction