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.

Mark Morris, Interserve, chief financial officer

Interserve appoints Mark Morris as new chief financial officer

Interserve Group has announced the appointment of Mark Morris as its new chief financial officer, effective from 1 September 2019 Mark Morris has many years of financial and leadership experience. He joins Interserve from Seadrill Limited, an NYSE listed company where he was the chief financial officer for the last...
Aušra

Staticus appoints Aušra Vankevičiūtė CEO

Staticus, one of the largest facade contractors in Northern Europe, has named Aušra Vankevičiūtė as its new CEO.
Green Building MSc

New Green Building MSc offered at CAT

A new taught Masters degree from the CAT offers the skills and knowledge to help tackle the environmental impacts of buildings and the construction industry.
Claire Pettett, Lendlease

Lendlease appoints new executive general manager

Lendlease has announced that Claire Pettett, who has over 11 years of experience within the company, will take on the role of executive general manager.
Transport sector, new jobs, transport for wales,

Transport for Wales creates 60 new jobs

Transport for Wales has announced the creation of 60 new jobs as they continue with their £5bn investment programme to transform the transport sector.
Cathy Travers

Mott Macdonald appoints new managing director

Mott MacDonald has appointed Cathy Travers as managing director of its UK and Europe regional business, succeeding James Harris.
Alan Lovell, Interserve,

Alan Lovell announced as Interserve’s new chairman

Interserve has announced the appointment of Alan Lovell as its new chairman, effective on 15 July, succeeding Glyn Barker, who steps down after leading the company since March 2016.
Interior Systems Trailblazer Apprenticeship,

New Interior Systems Trailblazer Apprenticeship secures £14k

FIS has secured £14,000 worth of funding for the delivery of the new Interior Systems Trailblazer Apprenticeship in partnership with industry partners.
CITB, Skilled workers, British construction

£17.8m construction investment to attract and retain skilled workers

The British construction sector is to receive a £17.8m investment to support employers in training and retaining more skilled workers.
Hemsec, MMC,

Hemsec announces appointments to support MMC growth

Hemsec has made two senior appointments to boost the industry’s need for materials used in Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).
gender equality, Directory for Social Change, UK construction industry, Pay gap

What can construction companies do to improve gender equality?

A report from the Directory for Social Change takes a comprehensive look at how gender equality is imbalanced in the UK construction industry.
CRO card, Fire Sprinkler Installer,

New applications for fire sprinkler installer CRO card to close

SKILLcard has begun the next phase of the planned closure of CRO application routes following the withdrawal of the CRO card for Medical Equipment Installers.
Danny Johnson, scotframe, Timber frame

Scotframe appoints new business development manager

Scotframe has appointed Danny Johnson to the new role of business development manager for the North of England in response to the demand for timber homes.
Weekly earnings, hudson contract, Freelance tradespeople,

Weekly earnings for freelance workers bounce back

Weekly earnings for freelance tradespeople in the construction sector bounced back last month, according to latest figures released by Hudson Contract.

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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.