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.
Have a read of some of our articles below for your HR and skills fix! 

skills shortages, construction,

Construction bodies urge action to tackle severe skills shortages

Leading construction bodies have called for combined action between industry and Government to address severe skills shortages.
in the construction industry

CSIC and CITB collaborate to tackle construction skills

CSIC and CITB have formed a new partnership to help address the shortage of innovation skills in the construction industry.
Stephen Jeffery, Mace, CTO,

Mace appoints Stephen Jeffery to its Group Board

Construction firm Mace has revealed the appointment of Stephen Jeffery to its Group Board.
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Expanding horizons for Advantage Insurance

Simon Cooper, Technical Director at Advantage Insurance (AHCI) discusses how the company created six new jobs in just six months with the expansion of their technical team.
Kieran Griffin, builders' merchants, Travis Perkins,

Travis Perkins builders’ merchant appoints new MD

Building materials supplier, Travis Perkins, has appointed Kieran Griffin as managing director for the group’s Travis Perkins builders’ merchant business following the retirement of Paul Tallentire.
technical team, AHCI,

AHCI expands its technical team

Advantage Home Construction Insurance (AHCI) has added six new members of staff to their technical team over the past six months, reflecting the rapid growth of the business.
Haydn Mursell, Kier,

Kier chief executive Haydn Mursell to step down

Kier Group’s board has decided to appoint a new leader to head the company, meaning its chief executive Haydn Mursell will stand down and leave the business with immediate effect.
Stefano Cammelli, wind engineering,

WSP appoints Stefano Cammelli to enhance wind engineering

Engineering and professional services consultancy, WSP, has appointed Stefano Cammelli to enhance the wind engineering service and expertise within the Property and Building unit.
Mark Norris, Rydon,

Rydon appoints former Kier boss as construction director

Rydon Construction has appointed former Kier Group director Mark Norris as construction director to lead the delivery of all projects across London and the South East.
structural waterproofing,

PCA launches apprenticeship for structural waterproofing

The Property Care Association (PCA) has launched a specialist trade apprenticeship, aimed at the unique needs of the structural waterproofing sector.
Acom, Unite, JW Morris,

Unpaid electricians receive wages following Unite intervention

A group of 20 electricians who faced severe financial hardship after their pay was withheld have received their wages following the intervention of Unite.
hire controller trailblazer apprenticeship,

New hire controller trailblazer apprenticeship gains approval

The Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) has approved the delivery of the new Hire Controller (Plant, Tools and Equipment) Trailblazer Apprenticeship.

Former Kier boss joins Robertsons to expand southern operations

Kier’s former executive board member Nigel Brook has joined Robertson Construction to expand its southern operations.
Ramboll,

Ramboll Environment & Health continues to expand

Ramboll has announced six new senior hires in its Environment & Health practice following a year of significant growth.

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