Sep 19, 2018

Establishing a balance

An all-inclusive approach is still needed in some areas of recruitment In the past decade, recruitment has moved away from the domination of the generalist and now favours the specialist agency. Indeed, the consistent increase of start-up businesses launching over the past few years – with 9,001 new companies set up in 2017 alone – …

Sep 19, 2018

Why is construction so averse to tech evolution?

Construction is behind the times when it comes to the successful integration of technology. While there has been some introduction of innovative approaches – drones on site and 3D printing, for example – cases of sustained incorporation are few and far between. So why is the sector so adverse to tech? Money, money, money While …

Sep 19, 2018

Construction needs tech investment

Following calls from the House of Lord’s Science and Technology Committee for the construction sector to avail itself of modern technology in order increase productivity, expert insight warns that a full package of investment is required. Investing in small areas of tech won’t cure construction’s dwindling productivity, says software and service providers Engage Technology Partners, with them …

Sep 19, 2018

Skills deficit drives wages up

New research has revealed the effect that the skills shortage within the construction industry is having on wages, with some roles seeing hourly rates more than doubling in the last four years. According to the data from software and service supplier, Engage Technology Partners, Crawler Crane Operators have noted the greatest increase in rates (82%) …

Sep 3, 2018

Engage welcomes Head of Customer Success

Louise Skelding has joined Engage as Head of Customer Success. Louise is a recruitment software industry professional who brings with her many years of Customer Success and Account Management experience from management roles at Bullhorn and two leading specialist recruitment companies; Huntress and Office Angels. Her specialties include the Recruitment Process, Driving Product Usage, Minimising …

Jun 27, 2018

Engage Tigers CRASH tackle dragons

On the 21st of June the ‘Engage Tigers’ had a fantastic day competing at the London Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge in aid of CRASH charity. Brilliant effort by the Engage crew coming 15th out of 37 teams, missing out on the finals by 0.9th of a second! CRASH assists with construction related projects, creating …

May 21, 2018

Private Sector IR35 consultation & Government research highlighting issues from Public Sector

The Treasury/HMRC published a press release confirming the consultation on extension of public sector off-payroll rules to the private sector. It’s statement “We estimate that two thirds of people working through a company are genuinely self-employed and not affected by these rules. But around one third are working like employees” confirms the expected impact of …

Mar 20, 2018

Engage featured in Evening Standard

Fantastic write up in the Evening Standard today. Our CEO, Howard Hughes, talks about the inspiration for Engage and how momentum in both sales and investor interest is driving it towards a possible IPO. Read the full article here.

Mar 20, 2018

Alastair Clayton of Primorus Investments talks about Engage

Alastair Clayton, Executive Director of Primorus Investments PLC, talks about why they invested in Engage Technology Partners and their expectations of future grow in an interview on investor channel Stock TUBE.

Mar 14, 2018

Primorus follow-on investment

Engage Technology is pleased to note the announcement by listed vehicle Primorus re follow-on investment of £500k to help fund our growth to the next level and beyond.  Alastair Clayton, Executive Director or Primorus commented – “Since our initial investment in September 2017, sales of the Engage platform have shown strong growth and we have …