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COVID-19 Built environment recruitment update

Last updated: 20 March 2020 at 09:30 We are noticing a positive and palpable business-as-normal attitude towards the growing concerns and ...

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How well are you communicating your strengths and values to prospecting hires and existing employees?

The competitive nature of recruitment raises many challenges for hirers and missing out on a new hire or losing valued team members for any ...

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Interviewing and first-days during COVID-19

As a recruitment agency, we’re noticing how the virus is affecting businesses across the whole country, who are all responding to the ...

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Our working from home tips

The world has seen an unprecedented shift towards a work from home culture in-line with government advice, with more businesses to follow in ...

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Interviewing the Interviewer - Equip yourself with a copy of our latest guide

Don't miss your opportunity to impress at the first interview! A good job interview is not just a chance for a potential employer to ...

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Get your copy of the Architecture Salary Report 2020

Conrad Consulting are pleased to release our inaugural salary report for architectural professionals in the UK & Ireland following our recent ...

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Candidates must prepare for cultural fit interviews

Candidates must prepare for cultural fit interviews Long gone are the days when employers looked to hire someone simply on the strength ...

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'Hiring process delays' damage your business

While most businesses understand you should never rush your recruitment process, because taking on the wrong person in haste can be a costly ...

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What does artificial intelligence mean for jobs in the built environment?

Increasing discussions surrounding Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, particularly machine learning have led to much speculation within ...

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Managing your pay rise expectations

Manage your pay rise expectation when changing jobs If you’re leaving your job for another employer, perhaps a competitor, ...

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Part II: Technology in our Industry

Technology is constantly changing the way we work, and live our lives every single day. We’re discovering new ways to utilise devices, ...

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Re-consider your work life balance this National Work Life Week

A good work-life balance is in the best interest of every business, it promotes work satisfaction and you retain a valued team. It also ...

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It's Pension Awareness Day - Will your pension be sufficient when you come to retire?

Pension Awareness Day raises awareness of the danger surrounding pension poverty, paritcularly those those who aren’t saving enough for ...

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Workforce management tricks to hire and retain great architects

If you read our previous blog, then you will have a good understanding of how to attract the top architectural talent. You will appreciate ...

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Conrad runners take on the Framlingham 10k 2019

This year marks the 35th annual Framlingham 10k race, our Head Office’s local 10k which Conrad are pleased to sponsor. Six of ...

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Why should I use a recruitment agency?

Finding a suitable job isn’t the easiest task, whatever stage of your life you’re in. You may be a recent graduate, fresh out of ...

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The tools you need to attract the best architects

Whether you’re the owner of an architectural practice or a recruitment specialist, you will undoubtedly be interested in hiring ...

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How architects are battling climate change and supporting sustainable living

The concept of sustainable living often receives a hesitant response from those looking to build an office or home. That’s because ...

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Follow our creative CV guide to make your application stand out

Condensing your every detail, responsibility, achievement and skill down to two pages and still getting your CV noticed has been an age-old ...

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Conrad Company Conference - Portugal 2019

It’s been difficult to contain our energy these past few days, as the whole team returned back to work on Monday after a busy weekend in The ...

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How architect-designed green buildings support health and well-being

We all care about the environment, and modern businesses understand the benefits of supporting employees’ health and wellbeing. So, the ...

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Pride month turns our heads toward LGBTQ+ diversity in the Built Environment

June is the month chosen for cities across the globe to mark the annual festival of ‘Pride’- an event honouring and celebrating ...

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The gender imbalance within Engineering

In many sectors, it’s not uncommon to find a higher density of a certain gender and the Engineering sector is no exclusion. Over the ...

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A new, refreshed and vibrant look for Conrad

May 2019 marks the launch of our vibrant, new logo which begins a new era for Conrad at an exciting stage in our growth and story thus ...

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Architectural Designs: Unique, weird and wonderful

We live in a competitive, technological world, where everyday new skills and tools are being updated to keep up with the constantly evolving world ...

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How recruitment experts can help civil engineers climb the career ladder

Having joined their dream profession, many Civil Engineers find that moving jobs to climb the career ladder is not as simple as they thought. ...

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HS2 offers opportunity over controversy

Substantial construction projects are never universally popular. Some protest groups have environmental concerns or worries over personal ...

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Brexit presents opportunities for the construction industry

You’re probably fed up with the Brexit debate taking over the news channels and all forms of social media and face-to-face debate. Will ...

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A year of opportunity for civil engineering graduates

Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, Britain’s civil engineering sector is enjoying a buoyant time. The industry expanded by ...

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Sci Fi Tech in Civil Engineering - Opening career doors and sustainable smart developments

2018 has seen some major technical advances in the civil engineering industry. Technology which has historically been referenced as ‘sci ...

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Time your job search in-line with the Christmas countdown

It’s the time of the year where Christmas stock is on the shelves too early, city lights are being re-installed and everyone’s ...

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RICS Matrics Dinner, Edinburgh

Our Surveying team headed down to the RICS Matrics Dinner, a short walk from our Edinburgh office. Rees Allan, Senior Surveying Consultant; ...

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Conrad Consulting look at the challenges faced by engineering teams on the Shard and Battersea Power Station

The UK has, in most recent times, seen some of the biggest and most challenging construction projects come to fruition. In this article, we ...

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Miami; the latest exciting destination for Conrad

Miami, Florida was the latest exciting destination for Conrad Consulting's annual staff get away Regional Director, Nick ...

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OFFICIAL LAUNCH - Conrad Finance is born

          Official Launch October 2018 brings with it the official launch of Conrad Finance; ...

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How has Sustainability affected the world of Civil Engineering?

All businesses are increasingly aware of the need to become more environmentally conscious and the world of civil engineering is no ...

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Conrad Consulting welcome Arlo Foster for work experience

Here at Conrad Consulting Head Office, we have been lucky enough to have Arlo Foster as an extra pair of hands to help around the office for the ...

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Seek out the exclusive, and hidden, job market.

  The last decade has presented massive changes within the job market; from how we search for jobs, to how companies recruit ...

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Can’t find a job? Here are a few kickstarts to get you noticed & make you more employable

When your job applications are not getting the response rate you are hoping for, you may begin to realise the demons of actively seeking a ...

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We completed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge!

As you may have already heard on our blog, or social media; Conrad Consulting planned a fundraising event for Engineers without Borders UK, where ...

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End of Month Escape Rooms outing

Three teams from our Head Office enjoyed an end of month outing to Ipswich, to take on three themed Escape Rooms; Da Vinci Code, The Contagion and ...

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Conrad Consulting are doing the Yorkshire 3 peaks to raise money for Engineers without Borders UK

Just Giving Fundraising Page - Conrad Consulting are doing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks On the 9th June, Conrad Consulting are embarking on the ...

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Conrad Consulting are pleased to be sponsoring the Structural Awards 2018

Conrad Consulting are pleased to be sponsoring the Structural Awards 2018 in London for the fourth year running, which recognises and rewards ...

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Conrad attend RICS Annual 2018 Dinner in Edinburgh

Conrad Consulting gladly attended the RICS Annual 2018 Dinner in Scotland, accompanied by a number of our clients. This annual event aims to ...

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Match sponsor for Ipswich v Barnsley - an office outing to Portman Road Stadium, Sponsors Box

On Tuesday 10th April, a bunch of budding football fans from our Suffolk office took great pleasure in heading down to Portman Road for the ...

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50th Structural Awards

And just like that, another year of the Structural Awards has flown by.  Graham Ventham, Julie Nunn & Carol Watson from our head ...

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Conrad BIM Breakfast

Conrad's inaugural BIM breakfast took place in Leeds this morning, involving a BIM seminar by Mike Tofton & Andrew Ward from BIM ...

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RICS St. Andrews Dinner, Glasgow - 30th November

Conrad Consulting Scotland will be heading to the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow this Thursday for the annual RICS St Andrews Networking ...

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Design Event, London - 30th November

This Thursday is the final Specifi event of 2017! Where has this year gone? Specifi's Landscape, Design & Building Services events ...

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Building Services Event, London - 29th November

Get involved with the Specifi Building Services Event taking place in London this week, sponsored by Conrad Consulting.  Make your way ...

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Preparing yourself for counter-offers and choosing the right opportunity

An ever-so-typical curve ball in the job hunting process is your current employer upping the ante by responding to your resignation with ...

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Conrad's Joey Waller 'helping to knock out cancer' UWCB x Cancer Research UK

Conrad Consulting's Joey 'Rambo' Waller headed to the latest UWCB event in Leeds to go into the ring and help 'to knock out ...

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Structural Awards - Sponsor of the Structural Heritage Award 2017

November brings with it the annual Structural Awards 2017 and Conrad are delighted to be continued sponsors of the Structural Heritage award at ...

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Conrad go Go-Karting

Yesterday evening, Conrad head office made their way to Anglia Karting in Ipswich to compete on the race track for some social team ...

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IStructE North West Annual Dinner & Awards 2017

Conrad Consulting were pleased to support the 2017 North West Structural Awards this month. Nick Grayston & Will ...

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Conrad BIM Breakfast Seminar

Conrad Consulting are hosting a BIM Breakfast Seminar in our Leeds office. This inaugural event includes free breakfast, a BIM seminar from ...

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IStructE North West Annual Dinner & Award Ceremony 2017

As a leader of the class in Civil & Structural recruitment, Conrad are pleased to be continously supporting IStructE Awards events around the ...

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IStructE Midland Counties Annual Dinner & Award Ceremony 2017

Managing Director; Graham Ventham & Recruitment Consultant; Cameron Fairweather are heading down to this exciting event ...

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Conrad Consulting sponsor and support the ITFC Academy Association

Conrad Consulting are the latest local business to join the ITFC Academy Association as Ramsey Business sponsors and Cameron Fairweather headed ...

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Design Event, Cardiff - 28th September

Following the Building Services event taking place in Britsol, Specifi are holding an additional networking event for architectural and design ...

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Building Services Event, Bristol - 27th September

There is a Specifi Building Services Event taking place in Bristol tonight, sponsored by Conrad Consulting.  Make your way down to meet ...

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Homeless Rugby; the 2017 Meinhardt Charity Rugby Tournament

Once again, Conrad Consulting have agreed to be sponsors of the 2017 Homeless Rugby Tournament to help raise funds towards Meinhardt's ...

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IStructE Scottish Regional Annual Dinner, Dance & Awards

Our regional director Nick Grayston is heading over to the Scottish Annual Regional Group - Annual Dinner Dance & Awards this Friday ...

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Specifi Design Edinburgh

Billy, Rees & Nick all made their way to the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh on Tuesday for the Specifi Design networking event to represent ...

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Specifi Design Event, Edinburgh - 12th September

After a summer break from Specifi events, we are glad to be sponsoring and attending another Specifi Design event in their 2017 ...

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Our Marketing Assistant goes to University

Today our Head Office says a fond farewell to Kieran Harvey who is transferring to our Leeds office while also studying for a degree in Marketing ...

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The Tour of Britain comes to Framlingham

We were lucky enough to have the Stage 6 - Tour of Britain cyclists go right past the doors of Conrad House today on their 187km route of Suffolk ...

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Is it time to start looking for another job? Will the grass be greener...

If you’ve got an "itch" to look for a new job but are not sure it’s something you're serious about, here are a few ...

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Conrad Suffolk go to the races

The Conrad Consulting Head Office headed down to the Newmarket  Racecourse on Friday for our annual Newmarket Nights trip.  Each ...

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Specifi Landscape Manchester

Architectural Recruitment Consultant; Will Stocks attended the Landscape Architecture networking event run by Specifi yesterday.  The ...

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Specifi Landscape Event, Manchester - 13th July

Specifi Landscape is coming up this week in Manchester for Landscape Architecture & Design professionals. As always, the Specifi ...

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Specifi Design Sheffield

Specifi Design was a blast last night in Sheffield. James Jackson, Architecture Division Manager,  headed down to the event from our Leeds ...

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Specifi Design Event, Sheffield - 29th June

Conrad Consulting are attending the upcoming Specifi design event in Sheffield tomorrow. James Jackson who heads up our architecture division is ...

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The NEW Conrad House

Conrad Consulting are pleased to anounce the successful switch of our Head Office has taken place and we're all settled in at the NEW Conrad ...

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Specifi Landscape Leeds

Specifi hosted a networking event in Leeds at the Hilton City Centre hotel yesterday afternoon for budding Landscape Architect, Civil Engineers ...

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Specifi Landscape Event, Leeds - 20th June

Conrad Consulting are supporting the Landscape, Design and Civil Engineering networking event in Leeds tomorrow.  James Jackson from our ...

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Specifi Design Event, London - 15th June

Conrad Consulting are pleased to be sponsoring the upcoming Specifi event taking place tomorrow in London at the excellent venue; The Crypt on the ...

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Specifi Design Glasgow

Rees Allan from our Edinburgh office headed to Glasgow yesterday for another fantastic Specifi design event at The Glasgow Royal Concert ...

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Specifi Design Event, Glasgow - 8th June

Another Specifi networking event is just around the corner and once again Conrad Consulting are pleased to be supporting this great event. Rees ...

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Ingleton Wood Annual Charity Football Tournament 2017

Conrad Consulting enjoyed the pleasure of being invited back to compete in the Ingleton Wood Charity Football tournament for the third ...

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Specifi Design Birmingham

Our specialist Architecture consultants; Ashley Johnson and Will Stocks headed to Birmingham for the second Specifi networking event this ...

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Specifi Services Birmingham

Conrad Consulting's MEP Design & Sustainability consultants; Jessica Davey & Charlie Ridd headed to Birmingham this week for the ...

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Specifi Design Event, Birmingham - 11th May

Get involved with another fun Specifi event taking place in Birmingham this week for architectural professionals to network. This is one of many ...

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Specifi Services Event, Birmingham - 10th May

Conrad Consulting are once again extremely pleased to be supporting Specifi and are counting down to the Building Services networking event in ...

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Specifi Design Liverpool

Conrad Consulting have been involved with Specifi once again for another design professionals networking event . Our specialist consultants ...

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Specifi Design Event, Liverpool - 6th April

It's all go, go, go at Conrad and we're starting off April with another Specifi networking event focusing on Design. James Jackson & ...

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Specifi Services & Landscape Edinburgh

This week has been a double whammy for Claire, Nick & Billy in our Edinburgh office with Specifi networking events taking place for Building ...

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Specifi Design Nottingham

Conrad Consulting once again sponsored the bar for Specifi events and James Jackson and Ashley Johnson from our Leeds City Centre office attended ...

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"A worthy conversion..."

We're all excited for our Head office move at Conrad and we want everyone to know about it! We're weeks away from moving in to our newly ...

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Specifi Landscape Event, Edinburgh - 29th March

Specifi Landscape is fast approaching and is the third Specifi event to take place this month! This event; sponsored by Conrad Consulting, is a ...

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Specifi Services Event, Edinburgh - 28th March

Conrad Consulting are excited to be sponsoring and attending another Specifi event coming up in Edinburgh.  Nick Grayston & Claire ...

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Specifi Design Event, Nottingham - 23rd March

Another Specifi design event is coming up and we can only expect this will be as good as the other design events Conrad Consulting have supported ...

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Conrad Social

Did you know you can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram? We keep our accounts up to date with industry news, events, ...

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We're in the East Anglian Daily Times & Eastern Daily Press today

Conrad Consulting were invited to be involved in Construction East; an 8 page special construction pullout in the East Anglian Daily Times & ...

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Specifi Design Leeds

Conrad Consulting attended the Specifi event in Leeds night centred around Design and we were really pleased to see such an excellent turnout. As ...

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New Starter - Darryl Yates

Conrad Consulting are pleased to be welcoming Darryl Yates to the team to work alongside our Director; Graham Ventham on the Civil & ...

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Specifi Design Event, Leeds - 23rd February

This week we're lucky enough to have 2 Specifi events taking place near our city centre office in Leeds. The first event is a Building ...

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Specifi Services Event, Leeds - 22nd February

Conrad Consulting are excited to be sponsoring and attending another Specifi event coming up in Leeds. This is the first 2017 event which is to ...

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Specifi Landscape London

Conrad Consulting attended the first 2017 London Specifi in London at the Crypt on the Green last night.  It was another great event and ...

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Specifi Landscape Event, London - 9th February

Specifi London is coming up this week and it hass been so popular, the tickets have now sold out! This event; sponsored by Conrad Consulting, is a ...

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New Starter - Sarah Plant

Conrad Consulting are really pleased to welcome Sarah Plant who has joined the architecture team in Head Office as a resourcer this week. Her ...

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Specifi Design Event, Bristol - 2nd February

We cannot believe how quickly the second Specifi event has come around; we can only expect this will be as good as the event a fortnight ago in ...

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The first Specifi event was a blast!

Conrad Consulting are glad to be sponsoring Specifi events this year and attended our first event on Thursday 19th January 2017 in ...

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The Subject People are "ignoring"...

How has BREXIT affected us as a company?  I sat down with Managing Director - Graham Ventham - to find out his thoughts on the ...

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#KeepingupwithConrad

Here at Conrad Consulting we wanted to find a way to communicate with our clients and candidates in a more down to earth way, not just about the ...

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Construction - Investing in Talent Awards 2016

We started off December nicely with a visit to the Construction - Investing in Talent Awards 2016. Conrad Consulting sponsored the event and ...

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Structural Awards 2016

It has been a busy month for us with Conrad Consulting again sponsoring and attending the prestigious Structural Awards which were held at The ...

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Meinhardt's Charity Rugby Tournament

Conrad Consulting were proud sponsor's of Meinhardt's charity fundraising rugby tournament this year. In total, the event raised ...

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Conrad go to Newmarket

The Conrad Team enjoyed a lovely evening at the Newmarket Races for a few evening races and a concert by Mark Ronson.

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Conrad are sponsoring the Structural Awards 2016

Conrad Consulting are very pleased to announce that for a second consecutive year, we are sponsoring an award at the 2016 Structural ...

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Conrad Charity of the Year 2015 - Soft Power Education

Four members of the team at Conrad Consulting were selected to go on a trip of a lifetime to UGANDA to volunteer with an ongoing Charity project ...

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