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Pent-up demand and difficult choices: Rupert Perkins reflects on the construction industry in 2020

Pent-up demand and difficult choices: Rupert Perkins reflects on the construction industry in 2020

To work in the construction industry is to brace yourself for the inevitable peaks and troughs. Sometimes it feels like you’re stuck in an endless cycle between feast...

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The John Perkins #teabreak10: get to know Hayden Pickett in 10 fun questions

The John Perkins #teabreak10: get to know Hayden Pickett in 10 fun questions

Site Manager Hayden Pickett gives his answers to the #teabreak10. 1. What was your first job? Apprentice Carpenter 2. What’s your pet peeve (thing that annoys you)? Being...

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My first year at JPC: tough challenges, proud moments

My first year at JPC: tough challenges, proud moments

Quantity Surveyor Sam Bendall-Weeks reflects on what he’s learned during his first year of working at John Perkins Construction. My project of the year The new sixth form...

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The John Perkins #teabreak10: get to know Rob Yeandle in 10 fun questions

The John Perkins #teabreak10: get to know Rob Yeandle in 10 fun questions

Managing Director Rob Yeandle gives his answers to the #teabreak10. 1. What was your first job? A trainee Estimator / Surveyor for John Perkins & Son Ltd.  2....

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John Perkins’ old equipment upcycled into essentials for community farm

John Perkins’ old equipment upcycled into essentials for community farm

By partnering with a local community farm, John Perkins Construction has been able to divert some of its obsolete office equipment and construction waste from landfill. A routine...

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4 things I learned on work experience at John Perkins Construction

4 things I learned on work experience at John Perkins Construction

This week, the John Perkins Construction team was joined by Frankie Yeandle, a student from SGS College. Here she shares her impressions of JPC and the construction industry…...

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