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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.

Palace of Westminster restoration and renewal, Mike Brown

Mike Brown to oversee Palace of Westminster restoration and renewal

Mike Brown MVO has been announced as the chair of the shadow Delivery Authority Board, which will oversee the execution of the Palace of Westminster restoration and renewal.
UTC Heathrow, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure,

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure partners with UTC Heathrow

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure has partnered with University Technical College (UTC) Heathrow to provide opportunities for young people to enhance their skills.
Datumate’s partnership, Pell Frischmann

Datumate and Pell partnership to strengthen UK presence

Datumate and Pell Frischmann have formed a strategic partnership to serve UK infrastructure construction companies.
Esh Construction

Esh Build appoints seven senior figures to support regional growth

Esh Build, the commercial build and refurbishment division of Esh Construction, has appointed seven recruits to its Yorkshire team as it continues to grow in the region.
Planbee programme, Humphrey M&E Consultants, young talent into construction,

New sponsor supports scheme to attract young talent into construction

An engineering consultancy has pledged its support for the PlanBEE programme designed to attract young talent into the built environment industry.
Young Innovator,

Building Innovation Awards: Young Innovator 2019

PBC Today comes to the end of our preview of the Building Innovation Awards with a look at the prestigious Young Innovator 2019 category.
Piers White, Building Research Establishment, BRE

BRE appoints Piers White MBE as new chair

Piers White has held almost 40 senior board positions in a career spanning more than 30 years.
Young Innovator,

Building Innovation Awards: Most Innovative Training Provider

The next category in PBC Today's preview of the Building Innovation Awards, taking place on 23 October, is Most Innovative Training Provider.
construction jobs, Brexit,

Brexit sparks slump in construction jobs over summer

According to Randstad, the number of new construction jobs halved this summer due to ‘parliamentary chaos and indecision’ caused by Brexit uncertainty.
Simone Starnini, Sir Robert McAlpine, façade engineering,

Starnini appointed head of façade engineering at Sir Robert McAlpine

Building and civil engineering company, Sir Robert McAlpine, has appointed Simone Starnini as head of façade engineering.
international students, Home office, Construction Industry Council

Extended visas for international students boost construction skills

Home Office proposals to allow international students a two-year work visa after graduating from a British University will provide much-needed skills boost to the built environment.
Jo Cunningham, Hemsec

Hemsec continues to strengthen team on customer front

Hemsec has strengthened its team with the appointment of Jo Cunningham, who has been part of Hemsec for 11 years, from sales administration to internal sales.
quality in construction, free online course,

CIOB launches free online course on quality in construction

The CIOB Academy is launching a free online course on quality in construction to help identify what steps can be taken to support the delivery of construction projects.
Andrew Krebs, Ramboll, digital strategy lead

Andrew Krebs joins Ramboll to strengthen design team

Ramboll has announced the appointment of Andrew Krebs as digital strategy lead within their building services division.

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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.