Construction firms are raking it in while trying to drive down pay and conditions for workers
Balfour Beatty Engineering Services £50,500,000
NG Bailey £19,920,000
Crown House £9,485,000
Shepherd Engineering Services £2,515,000
T. Clarke £5,738,000
Gratte Brothers £323,000
SPIE Matthew Hall made a loss but still managed to pay its directors £1,136,000
The current electricians’ JIB rate is £16.25 per hour across the board. For the worst hit the new plans amount to a 35 percent pay cut.
Agency workers already get around 25 percent less.
Work is currently split into 7.5 hour days, Monday to Friday. Under Besna it will be 37.5 hours over the week. The worked days and hours are at the bosses’ discretion.