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  • Get your foot in the door with a glowing cover letter

    • 4 Apr 2022

    A cover letter is as likely to be an email these days – but however you send that (often fiendishly difficult to write) accompaniment to your CV, make sure it shines. It has as crucial a role in getting your foot in the door as your CV itself. So why do some applicants give them so little thought or, as many hiring managers will testify, don’t even bother writing one at all?

  • What to expect when you’re back in the workplace

    • 2 Feb 2022

    Some workers feel nervous about going back to the site or office. Here are our tips to make your transition as frictionless as possible.

  • How to succeed in an online job interview

    • 4 Jan 2022

    When job interviews were still held face to face, candidates had plenty to worry about.

  • Creating an alluring covering letter

    Creating an alluring covering letter

    • 23 Oct 2018

    The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.

  • Do's and don'ts for developing a CV

    Do's and don'ts for developing a CV

    • 24 Sep 2018

    A Curriculum Vitae is a self-marketing tool and getting an interview can depend on how good your CV is. You will need to consider what to include, how much detail is needed and how to make your CV stand out from all the others.

  • Are you making this mistake at your structural engineer interview?

    • 28 Aug 2018

    You’ve made it to your prospective employer’s HQ, you’re dressed in your smartest outfit, and you’re ten minutes early for your interview – what could possibly go wrong?

  • How to get a pay increase in your structural engineering role

    • 25 Jul 2018

    How do you go about asking the boss for an increase on your existing salary? Bear these things in mind..

  • R&W’s Chairman, Ray Ransom, passes the baton to Howard Hutchinson

    • 18 Jul 2018

    Ray Ransom, founder of the R&W Group, has passed the role of its Chairman to Operations Director, Howard Hutchinson.

  • Structural steel and civil infrastructure specialist appointed to continue to drive UK Business Development

    • 18 Jul 2018

    Cleveland Bridge UK has appointed an experienced structural steel and civil infrastructure professional as its new Senior Business Development Manager.

  • Are your social media activities damaging your structural engineering career?

    • 28 Jun 2018

    Social media can be useful for advancing your career and learning more about structural engineering; but if not used wisely it could end being the thing that holds you back.

  • CIC appoints Stephen Hodder MBE as new Deputy Chairman

    • 27 Jun 2018

    At a meeting of its Council on 26 June 2018, Members of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) appointed Stephen Hodder MBE as its new Deputy Chairman commencing with immediate effect.


    • 26 Jun 2018

    Engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco UK has appointed Stephen Russell as its new director of transportation.

  • Thriving Consultancy Expands Team

    • 13 Jun 2018

    A thriving Birmingham-based engineering design and management consultancy has continued its growth with three new appointments.

  • Clegg Associates Grows Team as Expansion Continues

    • 6 Jun 2018

    Consultant engineering company Clegg Associates is expanding with three new employees, as growth continues across its civil, structural and highways engineering business.

  • Steve Beckett, the newly-appointed National Tunnelling Manager at Sika

    • 29 May 2018

    Sika has appointed a new National Tunnelling Manager, Steve Beckett. Sika is a major player within the Tunnelling market and aims to increase its profile within the UK Tunnelling market with the added support of Steve’s position.

  • British Safety Council announces two senior executive appointments

    • 29 May 2018

    The British Safety Council has appointed Paul Fakley as Engagement Director.

  • 7 ways your CV can cost you that engineering interview.

    • 25 May 2018

    Don’t give potential employers the opportunity to pass over your application. By eradicating these seven common CV mistakes, you can make yourself a more desirable candidate.


    • 8 May 2018

    Engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco UK has strengthened its transportation offering with five new senior hires, who bring nearly 100 years’ combined experience in transport economics, design and sustainability.

  • SES Engineering Services strengthens Midlands and South West regional senior team

    • 4 May 2018

    Leading national engineering specialist, SES Engineering Services, is strengthening its presence in the Midlands and South West region with the appointment of new Bid Manager, Ashley Rabone.

  • Steve Owen joins AECOM - International Social & Resettlement Specialist

    • 27 Apr 2018

    Steve Owen joins AECOM as leader of the international social practice within the Global Development Team.