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Interserve UK construction MD to leave in restructure shake-up

Interserve is restructuring its construction operations by merging its UK and International divisions as part of its continuing efforts to cut costs and increase efficiency
Safety, Health and Environment

First health and safety apprenticeship launched

The country’s first Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) apprenticeship has been launched by construction contractors
#Explore Acoustics

ANC launch initiative to put acoustics on the career radar

The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) has launched a new online initiative designed to attract more students into acoustics
women in construction

Women in construction: Assessing progression and pay

What is the state of play for women in the construction industry and what is there hope for real progression? Louise Richardson of Niftylift takes a look
RIBA President

RIBA announce next elected RIBA President for 2019-21

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Alan Jones will take over as the next RIBA President Elect from Ben Derbyshire next year
Construction industry

Bridging the skills gap: Five ways to attract millennials into construction

Rob Precious of Gyproc Tools discusses the importance of attracting future talent into the construction industry and offers five tips for success
Carillion apprentices

350 Carillion apprentices receive their notice of redundancy

Mick Smith, Senior Director of Company Debt, discusses the impact Carillion’s liquidation had on the company’s apprentices and how the repercussions affect the industry’s skills shortage
Modern Slavery Act

Government announces review of Modern Slavery Act

The Home Office has announced plans to launch an independent review of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 to ensure the world-first legislation can help prevent this crime
construction industry

Construction self-employment rises again

Research by Unite, the UK’s construction union, has revealed a rise in bogus self-employment in the construction sector
skills shortage

Construction Careers Weeks to inspire next generation of construction workers

An initiative to address the skills shortage in the construction sector and make the industry more diverse and inclusive is calling for businesses to get involved and inspire the next generation of workers
construction disputes

Costly construction disputes rack up £26 million

Cost consultants Arcadis have revealed that in 2017, disputes between the construction and engineering sectors in the UK cost around £26 million The research by Arcadis suggests that UK construction disputes cost more than in Europe and North America. On average, construction disputes used to be the lowest globally compared to...
Cuddy Group

Cuddy Group collapses following director’s ill health

Demolition specialist Cuddy Group has confirmed it is in administration following director Mike Cuddy’s ill health
off-site construction

How to use new skills for modular construction excellence

Daltons Wadkin, discuss five key skills to ensure excellence in the off-site construction process, to achieve only the highest of standards
Women Count 2018

Construction companies need to appoint more women to build gender diversity

Women Count 2018 found that in the last three years there has been no progress on gender diversity in senior roles in the FTSE 350 – and by some measures, it is going backwards

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