Jan. 24, 2020, 8:24 a.m. EST

Fortel is one of the UK's largest suppliers of agency labour to the construction industry.

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Jan 24, 2020 (IssueWire via COMTEX) -- West Midlands, Jan 24, 2020 ( Issuewire.com ) - Fortel is one of the UK's largest suppliers of agency labour to the construction industry, offering high volumes and a very fast response across the whole spectrum of labour, trades and professionals. Recent achievements include MSDUK ScaleUp award, Walsall Works Bronze Partnership award and finalists in The Growing Business Awards and finalists in The British Construction Industry Awards.

Trading successfully since 1998, Fortel celebrated its 20year anniversary with 20 charitable fundraising events to promote its values and ethos throughout its business. 'By improving our workforce, we're investing in yours' has been one of their eclectic key moto's of late.

Over the course of their20-year history, Fortel has developed three distinct operating models:

  • People - individuals and teams to work under your supervision.

  • Projects - delivering specific contracts for a pre-agreed price.

  • Process outsourcing - ongoing support for your labour requirements.

Unlike many labour suppliers, they are not a CV farm but assess and select each applicant individually with a view to making them part of the team. Fortel aims to look after all of their people properly, though industry-leading pay and conditions, comprehensive training, and a strong commitment to their wellbeing, as well as language training for those whose mother tongue isn't English.

Collaborative Innovation

Supported by state-of-the-art labour management technology that provides clarity and transparency while improving efficiency, Fortels open book approach is designed to be fair to clients, to them and throughout their supply chain.

Assured delivery

Fortels whole way of working is designed to guarantee the Right First Time delivery of a clients project. They aim to give them the confidence to take on risk and the peace of mind that they will meet schedules and budgets. A completely safe pair of hands throughout the UK and in any sector.

Productivity

Fortel transport fully briefed and qualified teams to project sites, which means they can get to work immediately and achieve more productive hours in a day, often using fewer men, which saves clients money. Fortel does great work, efficiently, repeatably and sustainably, which helps clients make faster and more effective progress.

Technology

The use of the latest staff and payroll management technology provides clarity and efficiency while offering an open book approach. By allowing Fortel to plan ahead effectively, their bespoke 'LEAF' IT systems maintain continuity with their workers, saving clients and owners time and money by enabling them to redeploy their most experienced people where they are most needed as new projects arise.

Value

Fortel is convinced that the best value is rarely simply equal to the lowest price. So their services aim to deliver consistently high quality and productivity for the fairest price they can make it. This means Fortel offer the best value of any supplier in their sector.

Safety

Fortels track record in safe working is second to none, and they've been singled out by major contractors for their performance. Training and Educatingtheir people in key areas such as Health and Safety, PPE, Drugs and Alcohol, and English language, so they don't waste time on site relearning the basics, which saves clients money.

Legal compliance

Extreme rigor goes into vetting and assessing their people, so clients never have any problems with work permits, work status or the qualification of staff. Fortel manages all aspects of HR and PAYE effectively so they can get on with the job immediately, with the minimum of admin and red tape required from clients.

Accreditations

CITB Construction Skills, UK Trade & Investment, Building Confidence, Family Business Proud, RISQS, NGA, National Federation of Builders, Builders's Profile, Construction Line, Concrete society, Constructing Better Health, SIA Approved Contractor, CCAS

Sectors

Another of Fortel's recent eclectic slogans has been 'We bring teams to you and hit the ground digging, so we're more productive'

Fortel offers a safe pair of hands, routinely working with major names and in high-pressure situations. They've successfully delivered projects in a wide range of environments around the country, with particular experience in a number of key sectors.

Roads & Motorways Rail

Retail Defence

Commercial Power

Utilities Hotel & Leisure

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