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Peter O'Brien

Peter O'Brien is managing director of O'Brien Contractors.


  • OBrien Contractors

    How to secure post-recession growthSubscription

    17 March, 2015

    O’Brien Contractors’ MD offers his thoughts on how to make the most of the current boom – and prepare for future busts.

  • Peter O Brien managing director O Brien Contractors

    SME recovery to take hold in 2015Subscription

    16 January, 2015

    With order books filling up and the financial situation for many businesses looking rosy, it’s clear to see why 2015 is predicted to be the year when the recovery of the construction industry gets well under way.

  • Peter O Brien managing director O Brien Contractors

    Use existing young talent to attract more into constructionSubscription

    19 November, 2014

    It is an unavoidable fact that we are currently facing something of a skills shortfall in the construction industry, driven by a combination of the estimated 400,000 jobs lost during the recession coupled with a further 400,000 due to be lost to retirement in the next five years.

  • Peter O'Brien managing director O'Brien Contractors

    Increase in principal contractor work pays dividends for O'Brien ContractorsSubscription

    6 August, 2013

    O’Brien Contractors was a focused on specialist groundworks and drainage for 50 years. When the recession hit it diversified to survive, and has now grown bigger again thanks to increased work as a principal contractor.