Construction Employer Profile: Johnsons 1871

Among the many companies who receive NVQ assessment from DMR is Johnsons 1871, a Cheshire-based removal firm specialising in a range of services including logistics, furniture installation, hygiene and project management. Johnsons started as a local family business with a fleet of horse and carts; they now employ over 70 staff and operate right across…

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Construction Employer Profile: Leyland Forrest

          Last month we caught up with Pete Leyland of Leyland Forrest for a Zoom chat about the post-Grenfell firestopping industry, staff qualifications, waste reduction and sustainability. Pete, a former bricklayer, started the company 20 years ago with a joiner friend. The firm now specialises in a range of building services…