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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.

Investors in People Platinum, Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure

Morgan Sindall achieve Investors in People Platinum title

Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure has achieved Investors in People Platinum, demonstrating their commitment to good people management.
chief technology officer, Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson appointed as chief technology officer for Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty has announced Chris Johnson as its new chief technology officer to support its growing focus on technology and innovation.
new fire commissioner, Andy Roe, Grenfell Tower Inquiry,

New London fire commissioner appointed

The new London fire commissioner will be working with the deputy mayor for fire and resilience, Fiona Twycross, to deliver the recommendations of the recent Grenfell Tower Inquiry report (Phase 1).
Future Skills Strategy, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, Construction industry, VR Schools

CSIC launches Future Skills Strategy for next construction workforce

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) recently launched a Future Skills Strategy to boost innovation for the next generation in the construction industry.
building lives academy, construction industry jobs

Willmott Dixon helps ex-offenders secure construction jobs

Willmott Dixon has launched the ‘Building Lives Academy’ to help local people get the qualifications needed to secure jobs in the construction industry.
apprenticeship in acoustics, acoustics industry

New apprenticeship to deliver the ‘acousticians of the future’

A new apprenticeship in acoustics is being launched to industry supported by the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) and the Institute of Acoustics (IOA).
Amanda Fisher, Andy Milner, Amey

Amey announces new CEO as Andy Miller steps down

Amey has announced the appointment of Amanda Fisher as acting CEO, Fisher will replace Andy Milner, who is leaving after nearly four years in the role.
RIBA honorary fellowships, Architectural design, Pam Alexander OBE, Jude Kelly CBE,

RIBA announces honorary fellowships for 2020

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) honorary fellowships for 2020 have been announced, awarded to professionals with experience in property, infrastructure and architectural design.
construction marketing awards proctor, fashion-inspired campaign

Proctor Group wins two awards at the CMAs

The A. Proctor Group received two awards at the CMAs (Construction Marketing Awards) in London last month for a fashion-inspired campaign.
construction skills, Morgan Sindall

Joint venture to boost construction skills for young people

Morgan Sindall has joined forces with the Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry (CFCI) and local charity R70L to ‘adopt’ Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology (CAST) to boost construction skills in Cambridge.
Alex Lubbock

Alex Lubbock to replace David Jellings as MD of BIMobject UK

BIMobject has appointed Alex Lubbock to replace David Jellings as managing director of BIMobject UK.
Manchester derby, racism, Kier,

Kier suspends staff member after Manchester derby racism allegations

Kier has suspended a member of staff following allegations of racial abuse at the Manchester derby on Saturday (7 December).
Bruce Clarke, McLaren,

Former Kier BDM Bruce Clarke joins McLaren

McLaren has appointed former Kier business development manager, Bruce Clarke, as its new business development director for the South.
RICS Social Impact Awards

RICS Awards refreshed to demonstrate built environment changes

The RICS annual awards have been refreshed to display the changes we are seeing across business and society, now to be known as the RICS Social Impact Awards.

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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.