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Waxing lyrical about Mech Electrics…..

From our humble beginnings in 2007 Mech Electrics have gone from strength to strength in the M&E recruitment field and, whilst starting out predominately working within the North-West, we are now confidently working throught the UK for all your Mechanical and Electrical needs! We are currently recruiting for major projects with many regular clients in […]

Stockport Interchange planning confirmed

Plans to transform Stockport bus station into a modern transport interchange with a roof top park above the bus station have gained planning. The £120m scheme also includes a 17-storey tower of flats and offices and a new cycle and pedestrian bridge to link the interchange with Stockport rail station. Construction of the new interchange […]

Manchester Great Northern Goods Warehouse – Deansgate.

The developers behind the £300m overhaul of Manchester’s Great Northern Warehouse have amended the scheme, replacing plans for 130 apartments within the main warehouse with 146,000 sq ft of offices. Developers Trilogy Real Estate and Peterson, alongside architect SimpsonHaugh and main contractor Laing O’Rourke, gained planning consent for the first phases of the comprehensive redevelopment […]

Liverpool Garden Festival site finally heading towards redevelopment

Ion Property Developments, in a joint venture with Midia Group, is set to partner with Liverpool City Council to deliver the residential-led regeneration of Festival Park. The council has been searching for a developer or investor for the 90-acre site for a number of years, and exploring different procurement routes. The latest launched in March; […]

The Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD)

The Manchester Engineering Campus Development, a £400m project led by the University of Manchester and currently being built by Balfour Beatty, has reached its highest point of construction. MECD is one of the largest capital projects ever undertaken by a UK higher education institution, and is part of the university’s 10-year, £1bn campus masterplan. The […]

Manchester Town Hall Refurbishment

Construction information specialist Glenigan has Laing O’Rourke and Lendlease listed as the two bidders on the shortlist to become management contractor. The council was originally hoping to shortlist up to five firms when the tender race started in February. The winning firm will be responsible for managing the project and procuring around 80 subcontracts ranging from  £10,000 […]

How to handle a counter-offer

You may think that accepting a new job offer and resigning from your current role is straightforward enough, but if your current employer then makes a counter offer – perhaps a pay rise, a bonus, or a new job title – it can throw a spanner in the works. Here are some points to consider […]