New Team Member Welcome

We’re expanding again – there’s a new addition to the team! Allow us to introduce him…..(or her) we’re not too sure on gender – please welcome F170, our new 3D printer, who arrived with us just before Christmas. So, what does 3D printing allow us to do and why would we use it? Great question…read more

Merry Christmas

Father Christmas comes early to A4 Plus; After a long wait, we’re finally in our new home! We’ve been in our new offices for a few weeks now, starting to get organised and the workshop is being fitted out. With Christmas in mind, holiday time approaches – Our offices will be closed from Saturday, 23rd…read more

6 steps to writing a top CV

It’s important that you get your Technical CV right, so before you apply for any jobs why not follow our simple steps to writing a top CV! 1 – Plan a structure for a CV It’s best to have a structure to your CV so you know you have all the information a potential employer…read more

New Premises – A new exciting start is about to begin

We’re in the last few weeks until our new premises is complete – so a few more pics. Just the last finishing touches and a pretty thorough clean up!! It’s all becoming very real and the excitement of the move is kicking in! Moving day scheduled for mid to end October, when hopefully the rain will…read more

Inventor Tip – How to retrieve Dimensions and Edit a 3D Part from your 2D Drawing

In line with a traditional workflow most Inventor users are likely familiar with the process of modelling a 3D part, producing a 2D drawing of that part, and then populating their new drawing with manually placed dimensions. Following this, when our part needs amending or editing for whatever reason, we edit the 3D model and…read more

Join us for a walkthrough…

Floor tiles have been selected and 2 months away from key hand over so here comes the challenge of the office move!

Why everyone benefits from Internships

Ever thought about doing an internship – whether that be for a couple of months or to take a year out of University? Ever thought about taking on a Student or an Intern? The UK is suffering a shortage of skilled engineers. An engineering UK study has revealed that the UK needs 186,000 new engineering…read more

New Premises – External Complete

Well it’s certainly hard to believe it but 4 months has moved on since we last updated you all on the new A4 Plus offices – where does the time go!! So new pictures showing that everything is now water-tight and, apart from a few minor finishing touches, the exterior is pretty much complete. Contractor…read more

Balcony Project – A Case Study

A recent client to A4 Plus, Sapphire Balustrades, are the leading UK manufacturer of balcony and balustrade solutions and we’ve had the pleasure of working with them on a long running project in London. Over a period of many months we’ve been involved in developing over 20 balconies for a new residential 5.7-hectare development site,…read more

Permanent VS Contracting – Things to consider

We regularly get contacted by candidates who, after years of working in permanent roles, are considering becoming a contractor!  This can be a very good move but needs to be done only once you’ve informed yourself of the Pro’s and Con’s to both! There are factors that need to be considered before making the jump…read more