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The John Perkins #teabreak10: get to know Sam Bendall-Weeks in 10 fun questions

The John Perkins #teabreak10: get to know Sam Bendall-Weeks in 10 fun questions

Quantity Surveyor Sam Bendall-Weeks gives his answers to the #teabreak10. 1. What was your first job? It was in a small paper merchants, nothing too wild. 2. What’s...

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Alex Jenkins on the most unexpected part of being a director, and his biggest lesson learned (Q&A, part 2)

Alex Jenkins on the most unexpected part of being a director, and his biggest lesson learned (Q&A, part 2)

As Alex Jenkins approaches two years in the role of Commercial Director, he looks back on the challenges of working in the construction industry, the surprises he encountered,...

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Alex Jenkins on becoming a director at 32, and what his younger self would think of him now (Q&A, part 1)

Alex Jenkins on becoming a director at 32, and what his younger self would think of him now (Q&A, part 1)

As Alex Jenkins approaches two years in the role of Commercial Director, he looks back on the challenges of working in the construction industry, the surprises he encountered,...

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5 lessons learned from our historical building restoration projects

5 lessons learned from our historical building restoration projects

Some of our greatest achievements at John Perkins Construction have arisen from our work on historical buildings. Yet they’ve also thrown up some of the biggest challenges. Here...

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How transparency can transform a school building project

How transparency can transform a school building project

Refurbishment of existing buildings or the construction of a new space can be a boon to schools, but too often the process of getting there is stressful. Schools...

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The John Perkins #teabreak10: get to know Steve Bennett in 10 fun questions

The John Perkins #teabreak10: get to know Steve Bennett in 10 fun questions

Site Manager Steve Bennett gives his answers to the #teabreak10. 1. What was your first job? British Army 2. What’s your pet peeve (thing that annoys you)? Dirty...

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