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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.

diverse board, British Property Federation

British Property Federation pushes for greater diversity

The British Property Federation (BPF) announced today that it is seeking expressions of interest to join the Board from across the BPF’s membership with the aim of making a new diverse Board.
ECOnstruction Centre of Excellence,

Gusto Homes launches centre of eco excellence at Lincoln College

Gusto Homes has launched a new training facility, ECOnstruction Centre of Excellence at Lincoln College that will teach cutting-edge sustainable and low carbon building techniques to aspiring construction students.
Building Your Future, Management training

Higgins launches Management Training Programme

With an increasing number of students looking for an alternative to full-time education, Higgins has launched Building Your Future, a new training Programme.
emergency motion, unions, HS2,

Emergency motion allows unions access to workers on HS2

An emergency motion has been passed by the TUC Congress to ensure that HS2 takes immediate action to allow unions access to workers building the project.
civil engineering skills academy,

New civil engineering skills academy opens in Hartlepool

Seymour Civil Engineering, Hartlepool College of Further Education and Hartlepool Borough Council have opened a new civil engineering skills academy in Hartlepool.
Richard Stansfield, Gleeds,

Gleeds boosts rail team with appointment of Richard Stansfield

Property and construction consultancy, Gleeds has appointed Richard Stansfield as director of cost management for its rail business in the UK.
Neil Martin, Lendlease

Lendlease selects new chief executive for Europe post

Lendlease has confirmed Neil Martin as its new chief executive officer for its European business, reporting to Steve McCann, Group CEO and managing director.
Amanda Long, Considerate Constructors Scheme

Considerate Constructors Scheme appoints new chief executive

CCS has announced that Amanda Long will join as chief executive from 16 September, Amanda will succeed chief executive Edward Hardy.
Partnerships, Bovis, Galliford Try

Galliford Try and Bovis to combine housebuilding businesses

Galliford Try plc has announced it has reached preliminary agreement on high-level terms to combine its Linden Homes and Galliford Try Partnerships businesses with Bovis Homes plc.
Paul Gandy, Interserve

Interserve appoints new managing director

Interserve announced the appointment of Paul Gandy as the new managing director of its UK construction business, effective 1 October 2019.
construction training standards,

CITB launches consultation on 1,000 construction training standards

CITB is seeking industry views from across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on more than 1,000 new and existing construction training standards.
Ken Norbury, built environment,

Mott MacDonald appoints new MD for UK & Europe role

Mott MacDonald has appointed Ken Norbury as managing director of its UK and Europe built environment business.
CIOB, Code of Quality management, RIBA

CIOB releases new code of quality management

The CIOB has now published its Code of Quality Management, following two years of work by the CIOB’s Construction Quality Commission, which was launched in response to a number of incidents highlighting construction defects in the UK.
Jemma Harris, Actis, women in construction, London Build

Actis director chosen as Women in Construction ambassador

Actis regional sales director Jemma Harris has been selected as a Women in Construction ambassador by London Olympia’s London Build Expo.

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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.