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As the construction sector battles ongoing skills shortages, we have a range of articles within the HR & Skills News section which draw attention to this and create debate around what the industry can do to help ease the skills gap. Also within the HR & Skills News category, we bring you the latest 'people movement' stories within the sector. Making sure you're up to date with all of the industry latest.

Andy Halsall, Craig McGilvray,

Amey appoints to new managing directors to its executive team

Amey has appointed two new managing directors, Andy Halsall and Craig McGilvray, to its executive team, after Amanda Fisher was named CEO in December.
CITB’s levy and grant scheme, Hudson

CITB levy and grant scheme ‘Robin Hood in reverse’, says Hudson Contract

Hudson Contract has said CITB’s levy and grant scheme is a ‘failing system which works against the interests of SMEs and favours the major contractors’.

Construction: It’s about more than bricks and mortar

Emma Dickson, chair of the Construction Scotland Industry Leadership Group’s Skills Working Group, examines the challenge of recruiting – and retaining – the next generation of construction professionals.
construction job, Digital skills, The Knowledge Academy,

Nearly 50% of construction job candidates must have digital skills

Nearly 50% of jobs in construction require specific digital skills, according to recent research by Investors in People, while 24% of Brits will actively seek a new role in 2020.
Tony Rivenell, Amanda Williams, MKM Building Supplies,

MKM Building Supplies announces two new appointments

MKM Building Supplies has appointed Tony Rivenell as group digital and marketing director and Amanda Williams as group human resources director.
Lucy Fell, Amey

Amey appoints Lucy Fell as new account director

Lucy joins Amey as their new account director to lead the 15-year highways contract for Highways England, which went live in April 2019.
construction plant training, people in Dudley,

New plant training centre to benefit unemployed people in Dudley

Unemployed people in Dudley will be offered free construction training at the new construction plant training centre at Dudley College of Technology.
Caddick Group,

Caddick strengthens development arm as it expands into London

Caddick Group has appointed two new senior hires to join its development arms, as the construction firm also announces a new headquarters in London.
Construction industry workforce, skills shortage

How to save the construction industry workforce crisis

With the construction industry facing its biggest skills shortage since 2007, Ryan Latham, senior marketing executive for 3B Training, takes a look at the importance of recruiting new talent.
chief digital officer, RLB UK, Matt Sharp,

RLB UK appoints first-ever chief digital officer

Rider Levett Bucknall UK has appointed Matt Sharp as its first-ever chief digital officer to lead the company’s digital transformation strategy.
design and engineering, WEb Structures, Ramboll,

Ramboll acquires design and engineering company in Singapore

Engineering consultancy Ramboll has acquired civil, structural and geotechnical consultancy, Web Structures, to strengthen its position in South East Asia.
Future leaders, UK Green Building Council,

UK Green Building Council unveils 2020 Future Leaders

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has announced the members of its 2020 Future Leaders programme.
mental health support, CIOB, anxiety UK

Anxiety UK and CIOB join forces to deliver mental health support

The CIOB’s partnership with Anxiety UK will deliver mental health support to CIOB members living with anxiety, stress or anxiety-based depression.
Hardy Giesler, British Board of Agrément,

British Board of Agrément announces new CEO

The British Board of Agrément, the independent construction products certification body, has appointed Hardy Giesler as its new chief executive.

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HR & Skills News

As the construction sector battles ongoing skills shortages, we have a range of articles within the HR & Skills News section which draw attention to this and create debate around what the industry can do to help ease the skills gap.

Also within the HR & Skills News category, we bring you the latest ‘people movement’ stories within the sector. Making sure you’re up to date with all of the industry latest.