The gender gap in Engineering

The gender gap in Engineering

Women remain severely underrepresented in Engineering. Only 12% of those working in Engineering are female compared with 47% of the overall workforce. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are widely regarded as critical to the economy. Engineers...
Skills engineering employers should look for

Skills engineering employers should look for

Engineering is one of the most in demand fields right now. There are as many engineering skills as there are engineering titles. Some of them are common to almost every engineering position. So what skills should you as a recruiter and hiring manager be looking for?...
Skill shortages in Engineering

Skill shortages in Engineering

Increased automation and the internet are making a gigantic impact on all aspects of our lives in the commercial, consumer and industrial markets. These trends are driving increased demand for engineering expertise globally. The UK currently faces a shortage of...
Embracing Technology in the workplace

Embracing Technology in the workplace

For employers, the rapid development of new technologies is seen as a huge benefit for a business, however, implementing the constant changes can be a challenge for some organisations. The constant advancing technologies has meant that employers must implement...
The Ullswater charity walk for The Wellspring

The Ullswater charity walk for The Wellspring

Here at Grassroots, Corporate Social Responsibility is a vital part of our company values. Contributing our time to make a difference to the lives of others is extremely important to us. Despite being only a small team, taking part in regular challenges and...