Pickr Blog

What you need to join Pickr

Thinking about joining Pickr? It’s the quickest and easiest way to secure your next fibre job. Joining Pickr’s community of skilled contractors can help you form teams and work direct for major suppliers on fibre projects across the UK.Here’s what you need, and what you need to know to get started.

May 5, 2020

Pioneering projects: FTTP trial & pilot launch

Pioneering projects: FTTP trial & pilot launch

Stuart Hall was BT's Wholesales Project Director during the UK's first Fibre To The Premises (FTTP) trial & pilot launch in 2007. This pioneering project gave BT the first real deployment of fibre optics delivering 100Mb of broadband to the home.  Impressively,...

Kane Halsey named the East’s Start-up Director of the Year

Kane Halsey named the East’s Start-up Director of the Year

We’ve not been shy about sharing the photos but consider this our official announcement! We’re very proud to say our founder and CEO, Kane Halsey, has been named the Institute of Directors East of England ‘Start-up Director of the Year’. The IOD’s Director of the Year...

Preview of the 2019 Fibre Worker Survey Report

Preview of the 2019 Fibre Worker Survey Report

Next month we'll be releasing our 2019 Fibre Worker Survey Report. We've surveyed hundreds of fibre engineers and taken their opinions on the industry, their working conditions, and their pay. Below is a preview of some of the headline results....

On the sofa with Erin Heenan

On the sofa with Erin Heenan

As a start-up, we’re at the very beginning of our story. In order to grow we need to share that story with the right people. That means our marketing needs to showcase Pickr's value and validity as an alternative staffing solution.  Community Manager, Erin...

On the sofa with Simon Rogers

On the sofa with Simon Rogers

Pickr’s technology is the core of our business model. It what makes our platform, quicker, easier and more effective than traditional staffing solutions. Our development team are the heart of that innovation and today, we’re joined on the sofa by Pickr’s senior...

Pickr makes EDP’s Future 50

Pickr makes EDP’s Future 50

A source of great local pride, we’ve made it into the Eastern Daily Press’ Future 50! The Future 50 is a collection of Norfolk and Suffolk’s most innovative and ambitious companies. It’s an exclusive club reserved for individuals and companies  who are creating jobs,...

Kane Halsey shortlisted for IOD’s ‘Director of the Year’

Kane Halsey shortlisted for IOD’s ‘Director of the Year’

We’re very proud to announce our founder and CEO, Kane Halsey, has been recognised by the Institute of Directors East of England ‘Director of the Year Award’!  The IoD East of England awards celebrate the very best of the region's business leaders. From start up, to...

#BalanceforBetter series shortlisted for UK Content Awards

#BalanceforBetter series shortlisted for UK Content Awards

Did you happen to catch our #BalanceforBetter series in honour of International Women’s Day last month? Well, if you didn’t it might be worth a look because it’s been shortlisted in the UK Content Awards!  The UK Content Awards recognises businesses who create...