Author Archives: Jonathan Cliff

National Apprenticeship Week

Why did you choose to do an apprenticeship?  I always wanted to pursue a career in finance.  This opportunity presented the chance for me to learn and work at the same time…and to get some real hands on experience. What did you expect and has it been what you expected? Yes, as expected really.  There […]

National Apprenticeship Week

Why did you choose to do an apprenticeship? I chose to do an apprenticeship because I much prefer hands-on learning and wanted to escape the four walls of a class room. Also, my father completed an Apprenticeship and he encouraged me to follow the same path. What did you expect and has it been what […]

National Apprenticeship Week

Why did you choose to do an apprenticeship? I was not initially looking for an Apprenticeship, however once I saw this vacancy, I was keen to find out more. I was excited about being able to learn, work towards a qualification and also earn in my job. I feel that an Apprenticeship will improve my […]

National Apprenticeship Week

JORDAN PATON – PURCHASING ADMINISTRATOR Why did you choose to do an apprenticeship? I had previously worked for a national retailer, but there was little opportunity for personal development or career progression. I saw an Apprenticeship as a great opportunity to join a successful business, learn and develop new skills and earn a salary at […]

TEAM TALK: Failure is the mother of success

Last year, a substantial amount of my work time was spent migrating our health and safety management system from the British Standard of OH SAS 18001 to the new international standard ISO 45001.  Of which, I’m pleased to say, HB Projects achieved certification in October 2019. The new standard takes a more holistic approach to […]

Every Mind Matters

HB Projects Ltd is proud to support World Mental Health Day and to continue its ongoing mental health education programme. We are excited to announce that all HB Projects employees, who are not already Mental Health First Aiders, will participate in a half day mental health awareness course or a one day ‘Champion Course’ for […]

HB Projects receive prestigious award

HB Projects are proud to have received the prestigious silver award from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The award ceremony was attended by Lynda Parkinson, (pictured centre) Health & Safety Lead; Craig Robertson, Contracts Director, from our Livingston office and Emma McCuish, Health & Safety Manager, also from our Livingston office. […]

HB Projects continue Foodbank donations

Our latest batch of donations has been delivered to Wyke Foodbank, in Bradford, as we continue to support this deserving local cause, part of The Trussell Trust, throughout 2019. Pictured at the Foodbank with the month’s donations is Bob Moon, Foodbank Manager, who said; “Thank you so much. Without donations like yours we simply could […]

Teambuilding in the sun

Our head office had a fantastic day of team building with the Live For Today Adventures team at Hazlewood Castle, near Tadcaster. Activities included: archery; air rifle shooting; axe throwing and crossbow shooting, as well as a range of problem solving and communications tasks…all carried out in teams with just a smidgeon of competitiveness. Lots […]

HB Projects Support MacMillan

Another great event in support of Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. As well as the cake sale and breakfast rolls, we held a raffle for the prize of ‘an extra day’s holiday’…which proved to be very popular. Funds raised are already over £450…and counting. Thanks to everyone for their support of this fantastic […]