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Women in Engineering

BSRIA backs International Women in Engineering Day

BSRIA is recognising the International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) in an attempt to promote the subject to students in schools and universities and encourage more women into engineering
Engineers of the Future

LEGO® set to help inspire and develop engineers of the future

LEGO® announces its support for a national campaign to bring children face to face with engineering experiences and role models
construction workforce

EU workers make up nearly 30% of London construction workforce

According to official analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), EU nationals make up more than a quarter of the construction workforce in London
gender diversity

CSIC leads the way for gender diversity with new Board appointments

In recognition of the need to address board diversity head-on and reflecting the growing desire for equality amongst the industry, the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed three women among seven new additions to its governance Board
construction skills fund

£22m Construction Skills Fund to boost industry

A £22m fund to help combat the construction skills shortage has been launched by the Skills Minister Anne Milton today (18 June)
construction skills

PlanBEE scheme successfully creates job for apprentices

An innovative training programme designed to combat the construction skills shortages has seen all of its graduates secure full-time positions in the industry
fire safety

FIA awards first ever nationally recognised qualification in fire safety

Learners attending the FIA’s Advanced Installer beta course, ahead of the first ‘official’ course on 26 June, have been awarded their certificates making them the first candidates to achieve a qualification in Fire Detection and Alarm Installation from the FIA 
Apprenticeship Levy

Urgent review of apprenticeship levy required, says FMB

The Apprenticeship Levy is failing and the Government needs to rethink its approach, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB)
Site Visitor card

CSCS eliminates 100,000 site visitor cards

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is continuing to streamline the skills card system with the withdrawal of the Construction Site Visitor card
Inspire Awards

Inspire Awards 2018 celebrates diversity in the built environment

The people and organisations trailblazing the way towards a more inclusive and diverse built environment workforce were honoured at the Inspire Awards 2018 ceremony in Manchester on 5 June
Construction Academy

New Construction Academy to boost skills for Londoners

More Londoners will be able to acquire the crucial skills they need to access jobs in the capital’s construction sector as the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, today (6 June) officially launched his new Construction Academy
Edinburgh Marina

Edinburgh Marina to provide major jobs boost

The developer of the new Edinburgh Marina development has today (6 June) confirmed that the number of new permanent jobs created, as a result of the £500m waterside development, will exceed the figure previously estimated by the City of Edinburgh Council in 2016
T level

Construction T level courses to begin in 2020

The Department for Education has confirmed that the teaching of T level courses in construction will commence in September 2020
Mind the Gap

Project rehabilitating ex-offenders celebrates year anniversary

Landlease's Mind the Gap project reaches first year milestone, celebrating the success of its employer-led pathway back into work for offenders and ex-offenders

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