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A construction company will employ a range of employees to build or assemble infrastructure for larger development projects, including skilled labourers, construction managers, engineers and surveyors.
The UK's building and construction companies are some of the strongest internationally and contribute a substantial amount to Gross Domestic Product.
Some of the larger construction companies are international, and have instantly-recognisable names or logos.
Construction sites are potentially dangerous workplaces, so strict guidelines must be followed at all times.
Companies must have valid insurance policies, and adhere to the health and safety construction regulations.
Construction companies work closely with architects and engineers to ensure the desired structure is created.
A site must be hugely organised in order to be successful and all environmental impacts must be considered. Effective planning is crucial.
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