Entries by Max Henderson

Sherlock Recruitment in the Press

As the Irish construction industry is facing a real challenge in staffing the number of building sites around the country, Sherlock Recruitment has been working tirelessly to source the highest quality tradesmen and construction operatives for the sector here is how we are leading the pack. Staff shortages predicted across the construction sector Construction recruiter […]

Irish Skills Shortage – Sector Under Pressure

Ireland Construction Industry is facing a skills shortage MMD (Mitchel Mcdermott) recently released a report highlighting some serious challenges the Irish construction industry are facing. It says construction output grew by 12% last year, but the number of workers only grew by 4%. This is a very real challenge, for anyone doing business in the sector, without […]

Top Irish Companies Choose Sherlock

The Top 10 Reasons Contract construction workers, are they the solution for you? We wanted to know as well! So we did some research and here are the top 10 reasons Ireland’s leading contractors chose to use Sherlock Recruitment. There might be more benefits to using contract workers than meets the eye. Have a look […]

Sherlock Helps Irish Contractors Grow

Are you a small to medium-sized contractor having trouble securing public sector construction contracts? In a recent article Tom Parlon, CIF Director General was quoted saying “SME businesses account for 99% of businesses, yet smaller companies deliver less than one-third of public sector projects. The current value of the public sector contract market is somewhere in […]

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Tackling Construction Staff Shortages the Sherlock Way

The CSO’s Latest Report Highlights New Challenges This week the Central Statistics Office released together with the figures from the latest Labour Force Survey which highlighted how the Irish economy continues to boom. These reports showed a record 2.3 million people were employed in the Irish economy in the second quarter of 2019. What this […]

Construction Rate Increase

Rate Increase in 2019 The construction rate increase has been on Sherlock’s radar since April of this year; then it seems we barely blinked and it’s happening. The minimum rates of pay for workers in the construction sector are set to rise by 5.4% while rates in the electrical sector will increase by 2.7%. Workers in […]

Construction Safety Ireland

With a recent report from RTE on the Irish Safety standards. We are very proud to be on board with keeping sites safe and all the crews upskilled and more than capable. Sherlock Recruitment work with some of the biggest engineering and construction firms around Ireland. We are lucky enough to be working on some […]

Irish Construction International

The Irish construction industry is internationally renowned for high standards in quality, skill and safety. We boast a highly educated workforce and world-class expertise in construction and engineering, so it’s no wonder global tech giants have decided to set up shop in the Emerald Isle. The country’s largest construction companies are paving the way in […]

Quality Staff Keep Your Site Safe

Quality Workforce Summer is here and there is nothing like a spell of beautiful weather and a long stretch in the evenings to entice job seekers onto construction sites in the sunshine. The Irish construction industry is currently spending well over €400 000 000 a week; this is serious money. There are several large-scale projects […]