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4 Questions with Tom Moloney

In our 4 Questions Interview… This month we spoke to Tom Moloney, Managing Director at CIS Ireland. CIS work closely with Barbour ABI, and Tom laid out the company’s history, as well as the future prospects of Irish construction as the industry recovers from 2020. Tom, can you tell me about yourself and your company […]

The CEO’s Role in Marketing

Written by Jack Meisinger, General Manager of Project Prospecta – a Barbour ABI partner The CEO’s Role in Marketing With clean energy goals in place, Executives have an opportunity to get in front of the camera and educate their audience about what can be done to meet these requirements. But when you’re running a business […]

Training & Recruitment – Our April 2021 Content Calendar theme

Our Content Calendar theme of the month is Training & Recruitment. Throughout April we have wanted to open the conversation to highlight how people with unique voices and abilities from across the spectrum can fill the skills gap and build a more equal, fair construction industry. In this blog we are rounding up the articles, […]

How do we build trust within construction?

We want to give you a deeper understanding of what goes on behind the scenes at Barbour ABI, as well as connecting with major figures within the industry to learn what makes them thrive. This month we spoke to Iain McIlwee, Chief Executive Officer of the Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS), a partner organisation of […]

From Brand-Centric to Customer-Centric: Shifting the Focus of Construction Sales and Marketing

Written by Project Prospecta – A partner of Barbour ABI Does your business find it difficult to bring in new jobs and specifications? Here’s a simple idea that can help get traction on your website, emails, sales scripts, or CPD’s. Buyers are looking for businesses who “get it”. More buyers (yes, even in the construction […]

Training and recruitment: A life-changing tale

After finishing a high-school baccalaureate in Romania, Cristina Turcu came to the UK looking for work. What she didn’t have were any of the traditional skills applicable to a career in construction; indeed, it wasn’t something she was even looking for at that time. But critically, what she did have was a hard-work ethic and […]