Growing Economy & Employment | The Construction 2025 Progress Report

Growing Economy & Employment | The Construction 2025 Progress Report

The construction industry in the UK is undeniably large, providing a tenth of the UK’s gross domestic product, employing 2.4 million people, and contributing over £117 billion in 2019 alone.

Stuart Hackett | The Exit Interview

Stuart Hackett | The Exit Interview

This month, we sit down to have a brief question and answer session with long term Maxim Recruitment Consultant, Stuart Hackett who will be leaving the business at the end of May 2022 after fourteen and a half years with Maxim.

Reflections on the 2022 ICWCI Conference

Reflections on the 2022 ICWCI Conference

The ICWCI Conference brought together Clerk of Works members of the ICWCI along with guests, speakers and sponsors. It was an amazing opportunity to network with like-minded individuals and to learn about he latest developments and trends in the construction industry.

Maxim Recruitment attending 2022 ICWCI Conference

Maxim Recruitment attending 2022 ICWCI Conference

The ICWCI Conference and the Building on Quality Awards 2022 is on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th May 2022 in Dublin.

2022 Annual Salary Guide for UK Construction Claims and Disputes Jobs

2022 Annual Salary Guide for UK Construction Claims and Disputes Jobs

During 2021 we undertook our first salary benchmarking exercise for the UK which gained much attention. Here we present updated results with new data.

How HS2 will influence the Construction Industry going forward

How HS2 will influence the Construction Industry going forward

In this blog, we will investigate and explore further the effects HS2 will have on the UK construction industry. We dive further into the different phases of the HS2 project.

At the Coalface | Construction Site Management Explained

At the Coalface | Construction Site Management Explained

Construction site management roles typically overlap and can sometimes confuse the uninitiated, particularly as job titles may differ from equivalent roles on Hong Kong construction sites.

Working for Smaller Contractors as a Quantity Surveyor | Pros and Cons

Working for Smaller Contractors as a Quantity Surveyor | Pros and Cons

We've complied some of the pros and cons Quantity Surveyor candidates should carefully consider before choosing the size of their next employer for their next quantity surveying or cost management job.

The Career Progression of a Quantity Surveyor

The Career Progression of a Quantity Surveyor

There are opportunities for experienced Quantity Surveyor professionals to move into related sectors such Claims & Dispute resolution, Bank Monitoring, and many others.

A Guide to the Clerk of Works Job Role

A Guide to the Clerk of Works Job Role

This expert guide discusses what to expect in a Clerk of Works role including what you can expect to earn. Clerk of Works roles are also sometimes described as Site Inspectors or Quality Technical Inspectors.

Choose Maxim Recruitment | The Expert Clerk of Works Recruiters

Choose Maxim Recruitment | The Expert Clerk of Works Recruiters

Maxim have had great success with finding jobs for a large number of Clerk of Works at construction companies, construction consultancies and within housing organisations,

CV Writing Tips | Construction Claims and Disputes

CV Writing Tips | Construction Claims and Disputes

Having a great looking CV can be the difference between you getting the opportunity to attend an interview for a job role and selling yourself face to face to an employer and not. Therefore, it is certainly worth investing time and effort to make sure that your CV is reflecting you in the best light.