CCL has 4 key Challenges:
- Guiding, growing and planning for the future of a small business through times of austerity and change.
- Grown the workforce by 50%;
- Invested in new premises and training facilities;
- Increased sales from £160k in 2012 to £520k in 2016;
- Has plans to grow further in 2017.
- Building a motivated team.
- Invests over 10% of profits into workforce training;
- Operates a staff bonus scheme;
- Provides ‘Mentors’ to trainees;
- Operates ‘Personal Development Review’ scheme;
- Promotes health and wellbeing within the business
- Provides free private health checks
- Socially responsibility: re-investment into the industry, and helping to bridge the construction skills gap and inspire young people.
- Has recently worked in partnership with Owen Pugh and North Tyneside Council to provided free training courses and resources to up-skill young people from troubled backgrounds in order that they gain employability skills;
- Provides free regular seminars to their client base to raise awareness of the issues facing the industry;
- Sponsors local youth teams including Tynemouth Cricket Club, Redheugh Football Club and the RNLI.
- Supports women in construction
- Helping to change and reinvigorate the image of the industry by working in partnership with other industry professionals
- Works in partnership with likeminded organisations in the supply chain to raise the profile of the industry and to promote and share best practice. E.g. CCL are active members of Working Well Together (with Dave Carney as Chair and Angela Carney as a member of the organizational committee), and the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)