Education & Jobs

Henry Group makes education its business

Founded in 1976, Henry Group is a leading privately-owned construction and civil engineering company specialising in commercial, custodial, defence and education projects throughout the UK.

Background

Henry Brothers is an integral part of the Henry Group, one of Northern Ireland’s top construction companies.

What Henry Group Did

As one of the industry leaders, Henry Group ensures that its commitment to corporate responsibility is at the core of its business by embedding it’s commitment in its sustainable business strategy five-year plan. The construction company places particular focus on education partnership initiatives and actively engages in a range of pioneering activities.

The company has invested both financially and in kind through employee time to programmes such as Time to Read and Partners in Leadership, both facilitated by Business in the Community. Henry Group also regularly engages in events themed on getting more women into STEM industries, careers fairs, work inspiration days, industry visits and tours, interview skills days and other community projects in schools.

Key impacts and outcomes

  • Three employees support six children through Time to Read programme
  • Awarded single largest construction project for the company to date worth £49.5 million
  • Regional office workforce has grown by 220%
  • Achieved 67% response rate in CORE staff engagement survey
  • To find out more, email jennifer.cruickshank@henrybrothers.co.uk