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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.

Modern Slavery Act, The Chartered Institute of Building

Independent Review of the Modern Slavery Act report: CIOB responds

“Construction and the Modern Slavery Act, tackling exploitation in the UK” report highlights business models and unethical processes in construction.
Darren Boyaram, Stuart Mudd, Mace

Mace appoints two senior directors

Mace’s cost consultancy business has appointed Darren Boyaram and Stuart Mudd as new senior directors as it continues to develop and expand.
british steel, insurance claim, Mactavish,

British Steel chases £30m insurance claim dispute

Insurance governance company, Mactavish, is representing British Steel in a dispute with Zurich Insurance and other insurers, on a £30m insurance claim that, if settled, could help save the company.
compulsory liquidation, British Steel

British Steel Limited placed into compulsory liquidation

The High Court has placed British Steel Limited into compulsory liquidation (22 May 2019), putting 25,000 jobs in the UK at risk.
British steel, administration, Gill Furniss

British Steel on the verge of administration

Gill Furniss asked the Government to make a statement following media reports that British Steel is on the verge of administration.
Considerate Constructors Scheme , service organisations, construction industry

CCS expands to offer registration to professional services

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has expanded to offer professional service organisations the opportunity to register with the Scheme.
young surveyor, RICS,

Number of young surveyors increases by 30%

New research by RICS has revealed that young people are seeing the benefits of a career in construction, with a 30% increase in the number of young surveyors.
Tetra tech, WYG,

Tetra Tech to acquire WYG for £43m

Tetra Tech has made an offer to acquire the outstanding shares of WYG for 55p per share, in a move that would expand its geographic presence.
obstruction offences, Bristol City Council

Construction company fined for noise and obstruction offences

Bristol City Council has successfully secured a prosecution following a number of noise and obstruction offences by a construction company working.
fit-out business, interserve,

Interserve: New appointments and strategy for fit-out business

Interserve Group has announced several appointments to its senior management team as part of the wider reorganisation of its Paragon and London and South East fit-out businesses.
Transforming infrastructure

Transforming infrastructure: Skills for the UK’s megaprojects

Balfour Beatty sets out how the construction industry and Government can bridge the significant skills shortage the sector is currently facing.
Caroline Gumble, CIOB,

CIOB appoints Caroline Gumble as new chief executive

Caroline Gumble has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) following the retirement of Chris Blythe OBE.
Jobs and trades

A new way to build: Why programming is a necessary skill for builders

All jobs and trades inevitably change with the times, and in doing so, the required skills are subject to change over the years.
The McAvoy Group, Eugene Lynch, Mark Lowry

McAvoy Group appoints new chief exec and managing director

The McAvoy Group has appointed its first chief executive and a new managing director, further strengthening its management team.

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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.