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BBC News Live

Our Director sharing views of the construction industry

Our Director, Annie Summun, all ‘micro phoned’ up and ready to go for the BBC Business News this morning. Representing the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), Annie was live on BBC News to comment on the latest PMI figures released this morning. The figures fell below market expectations and were […]

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Training our team

CITB Filming for a video to promote funding for training

At Kisiel Group, our team plays an important part in the service we offer to our clients. So, training is an essential part of developing skills so that we can continually improve on our service and delivery of projects. Over the years, we have taken advantage of the funding for […]

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Back at No 10

Meeting with Prime Minister's Senior Advisors

As a Director at Kisiel Group and a Director at the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), Annie could give a clear insight into the impact on small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) within the construction industry on some of the government’s future policies. Meeting with senior advisors from four government […]

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Award Finalist

Annie is a finalist in the 'Women in Housing' Awards

It has just been announced that our Director, Annie Summun, has been selected by the judges as a finalist in the Women in Housing 2018 awards. She is a finalist in the category of ‘Board / Committee member of the Year’ and has achieved this as a result of the […]

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Live on BBC Business News

Commenting on the skills shortage in the construction industry

As a member of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) and on their Training Group, as well as being a Director of Kisiel Group, Annie was well placed to answer questions about the effects of Brexit on the construction industry. The FMB had released earlier in the day, to coincide […]

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Meeting at 10 Downing Street

Meeting today with the Prime Minister's Skills Advisor

Annie Summun met today with the Prime Minister’s Skills Advisor.

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Time for Change

Kisiel Group's view on the collapse of Carillion

Sustainability in the construction industry has taken a bit of a knock with the news that Carillion has gone into receivership. It is sending shock waves through the industry and there are important lessons to be learnt so that this does not happen again. It will be essential to review […]

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Consultation at BEIS

Joining other Master Builders for discussions today

Annie Summun joins other Master Builders today for discussions at the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). BEIS have sought the views of SME’s as they come close to the deadline on 19/1/18 for two consultations: Retention Payments in the Construction Industry and 2011 Changes to Part 2 of the Housing […]

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Invited to House of Lords

FMB Reception to launch report 'Homes on our high streets'

90% of MPs say that converting empty spaces above shops could help to solve the housing crisis is revealed in new Federation of Master Builders (FMB) research report ‘Homes on our high streets’. Lukasz Kisiel and Annie Summun, were invited to the prestigious launch of this research report at the […]

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Joining the Training Group

Playing a part in training in the construction industry

Annie Summun has been invited by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) to bring her experience to their Training Group discussions. Sarah McMonagle, Director of External Affairs, asked Annie if she would volunteer to be on the Group as the FMB were really keen to use Annie’s experience of having […]

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