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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.

Glen Eldridge, Architects register

Dishonest architect banned from register for 10 years

The ARB's Professional Conduct Committee (PCC) has removed Glen Eldridge of Glen Eldridge Architects from the Architects Register for failing to pay clients fees.
upskilling apprentices, SNIPEF

Support for apprentices is more important than ever, says SNIPEF

The Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF) has renewed its call for government to prioritise funding and upskilling apprentices in the industry.
National Construction College,

CITB sells National Construction College in Norfolk

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has sold the National Construction College (NCC) at Bircham Newton to West Suffolk College.
Construction Engineering Masters programme, diversity at leadership level,

Construction Engineering Masters programme urges more women to enrol

For the sector to truly transform we need change and diversity at leadership level, says the Construction Engineering Masters (CEM) programme, as it calls on more women to enrol.
strategic advisory, Shelley Frost, Lesha Chetty,

Mace bolsters strategic advisory services with two new hires

Mace has bolstered its strategic advisory business with the appointment of Shelley Frost and Lesha Chetty as directors.
immigration system,

New points-based immigration system will ‘hamper UK construction’

Home secretary Priti Patel has announced the launch of a new points-based immigration system which will give priority to 'highly skilled' workers.
Nick Maggs,

Amey Utilities appoints Nick Maggs as new power business director

Amey has appointed Nick Maggs as business director for its utilities power business, to improve and expand its power services across the UK.
CSIC board, Scottish construction,

CSIC board expands to drive cultural change across Scottish construction

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has appointed 11 new members to its governance board, reflecting the increasing appetite for collaboration across the construction industry.
Defects in Cavity Construction,

New training programme to address cavity wall failure

National trade body, Property Care Association has launched a new training programme, ‘Defects in Cavity Construction’ to address modern challenges in an age-old construction technique.
Neil Pullen, Amey

Amey appoints Neil Pullen as new business director 

Amey, the infrastructure management and investment company has appointed Neil Pullen as business director of its utilities water south business.
Leadership team, Mace

Mace announces wave of appointments to its leadership team

Mace has announced the promotion of Jason Millett to the chief executive of consultancy, Davendra Dabasia as managing director for International, and Daniel Easthope as managing director for property UK and Europe.
Garry Bowker, Vinci,

Garry Bowker joins Vinci’s north west office

Garry Bowker has joined Vinci Construction UK from Kier as director for the north west regional office.
construction apprentices, Higgins

Higgins joins The 5% Club to help construction apprentices

Higgins has announced a commitment to develop its people by joining The 5% Club, an industry-led initiative focused on driving momentum into the recruitment of construction apprentices, graduates and sponsored students.
skills gap, morgan sindall construction

Morgan Sindall helps bridge the construction skills gap across England

According to CITB data, over 24,000 new construction workers will be required in East Anglia by 2023, in order to help bridge the skills gap in the region, Morgan Sindall has been engaging in a number of initiatives to inspire the next generation of construction professionals.

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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.