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.

luton dart skills programme

Luton DART skills programme ends after two years

The Luton DART Construction Skills Hub has come to an end, after providing over 720 local people with the skills needed to help them enter the construction industry.
Mark Syrett

Currie & Brown appoints new managing director

Mark Syrett joins Currie & Brown as managing director for London and the South East. Mark joins from Gleeds, where he led the consultancy’s UK rail business.
Adam Green, Michael Conway,

FM Conway names new CEO as owner steps down

Infrastructure services company, FM Conway has appointed Adam Green to CEO, as Michael Conway MBE steps into the role of chairman after 39 years at the helm.
David Burke, chief financial officer,

Keller Group appoints new chief financial officer

David Burke, former finance chief at J. Murphy & Sons, has joined ground engineering giant, Kellar Group.
FARO,

FARO appoints two new senior leaders to its R&D teams

FARO Technologies has hired two industry veterans to join its senior leadership team and manage the global hardware and software R&D teams.
asbestos workers, blacklisting

Unite fears asbestos app could result in blacklisting

An app launched by ARCA which rates the performance of asbestos workers could result in blacklisting, Unite has warned.
Work experience, HS2,

HS2 offers work experience for ‘covid generation’

HS2 Ltd has strengthened its partnership with The Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) in a bid to help support the ‘covid generation’ with their next steps into education and employment.
UK engineering,

Skills transferability key to recovery of UK engineering

Government and industry need a better understanding of how skilled workers can move between sectors to help  UK engineering prevent lasting unemployment, says the ECITB.
Matthew Cruttenden, Neil Brook

Bowmer + Kirkland appoints new board members

Head of Bowmer + Kirkland's Southern division, Matthew Cruttenden and Neil Brook who leads the North West team are joining the main board.
Veteran construction, Project recce course

New course to deliver veteran construction skills programme

Fortem has partnered with Project RECCE to offer a two-week online housebuilding and property maintenance course to provide veteran construction skills
Richard Hemmings, Bill Giunta

Perkins appoints new regional sales directors

Perkins Engines Company Limited has appointed Bill Giunta as Americas sales director and Richard Hemmings takes on the role of EAME sales director.
John Wilkinson,

BAM appoints John Wilkinson to run its civil engineering arm

John Wilkinson has been appointed as the new chief operating officer of the Royal BAM Group’s civil engineering division.
citb,

CITB to cut 110 jobs as Covid-19 pressures mount

CITB has opened a formal consultation with trade unions and employee representatives over proposals which will cut 110 jobs to reduce back-office and management costs.
Gender pay gap, Motherhood Penalty,

How UK law reinforces the gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is never far out of the news cycle these days and no wonder, we are still slowly coming to understand its deeper manifestations and presence throughout the culture.

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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.