• Sitting Pretty Russ-Dale

    If you’re over a certain age your office is probably a closed door, top corridor or behind the glass space that says success. Or does it? Ask yourself “if I was just starting work, what would my dream office be?” Is the answer really what you have now? Personally I’d have my office as ...

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  • ‘Who says engineering is a man’s job?’ Hull welder Sally Staff urges more women to take up career strata-sally

    It is a skilled job, and not one usually associated with women. But Sally Staff, a welder at Pearlgreen Engineering, is doing all she can to challenge perceptions of the engineering industry. The 39-year-old is campaigning for more women to pursue a career in engineering to help bridge the nation’s skills ...

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  • Renowned family-run East Yorkshire firm commissions major revamp of headquarters after more than 35 years in the region Michael Moore & Mr Andrew Marr

    One of East Yorkshire’s most esteemed family-run businesses is reinforcing its commitment to the region more than 35 years on by working with a Hull-based commercial interiors and office fit-out firm as part of a major refurbishment of its headquarters. Andrew Marr International Limited, together with its subsidiary company, J Marr ...

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  • Ark Interiors completes world-class office fit out for international shipping firm at sustainable business park strata-blog

    A pioneering fit-out firm has completed the design and installation of one of the UK’s largest independent shipping, logistics and corporate travel company’s prestigious new headquarters. After relocating to Bridgehead Business Park, which is widely regarded to be one of the most sustainable and innovative business parks, the John Good Group ...

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  • Top safety accreditation for Sovereign Signs SafeContractor-logo

    Hull-based business Sovereign Signs has been awarded a prestigious accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. Sovereign Signs has continued to be at the forefront ...

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  • Hull – Our Time CH

    In 2017 Hull will become the UK City of Culture. Now who’d have thought that…? Hull, Yorkshire and the North will come together to celebrate whilst those from further afar will hopefully take the chance to witness what this vibrant Northern city has to offer. The celebrations, the memories and legacies ...

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  • Office Obsessions jgs

    Open plan offices have taken over our working lives! Added space and enhanced collaboration sound so perfect but many businesses are now looking at the growing evidence suggesting open plan offices may not be the perfect answer. It’s very rare offices are full of exactly the same people. Different people do ...

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  • Embrace the future! TS

    It’s strange to think that 15 years have passed since the millennium and at the time it represented the pinnacle of future. Fifteen years on and it looks like the dark ages compared to where we are now. There might not be the flying cars and self-sustaining homes the futurologists promised, ...

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  • Signage – Doing it right. pic1

    At Sovereign, we make a wide range of signs. Unfortunately (or fortunately dependent on how you look at it) we haven’t been involved in creating any of these brilliant signs. Signage is incredibly important in pointing us in the direction we need to go, but in this instance, the location of ...

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  • Pearlgreen Engineering encourages other firms to follow its example with accreditation StrataGW0G8411

    Pearlgreen Engineering is calling for other metals fabrication and engineering firms to be CE (Conformite Europeenne) marking accredited after becoming one of the first metals engineering firms in the region to do so. The leading engineering and fabrication firm has made the plea to other businesses after a change in legislation ...

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