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.

redundancies, Coleman Group,

Coleman to cut jobs amid Covid pressures

The Coleman Group has announced it will restructure as a result of the impact of the pandemic, as the company looks to reduce headcount.
INWED20,

INWED20: Female engineers encouraged to ‘shape the world’

Today (23 June) marks the seventh International Women in Engineering Day (INWED20), as Leeds College of Building urges more women to enrol on engineering courses.

CIOB renews its support for BuildForce

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has renewed its commitment to BuildForce, which connects service leavers and veterans with opportunities in construction, ahead of Armed Forces Day (27 June).
graduate recruitment,

HS2 doubles graduate recruitment

HS2 Ltd has confirmed that it will double the number of graduates it welcomes into the business this year as part of its commitment to developing a diverse workforce.
Pradyumna Pandit, Mitie

Mitie names MD for sustainability and energy services

Mitie has appointed Pradyumna Pandit to the newly created role of managing director of sustainability and energy services.
Ian Hilliker, Vistry Partnerships,

Vistry Partnerships appoints NW managing director

Regeneration specialist Vistry Partnerships has appointed Ian Hilliker as its new managing director for the North West region.
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It’s time to focus on opportunities for success, say female engineers

Speaking ahead of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED20), female engineers say there is too much emphasis put on the barriers to women in engineering professions and not enough celebration of their successes.
Troy Rudd, AECOM

AECOM appoints Troy Rudd as new CEO

AECOM has announced the appointment of W. Troy Rudd as its net chief executive officer, replacing Michael Burke, who previously announced his plans to retire.
Keltbray,

Keltbray announces plans to cut 300 jobs

Engineering and construction company, Keltbray has revealed it plans to cut 300 jobs over the next few months as the impact of Covid-19 continues.
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LGBT+ representation in the AEC industry

For us working in the built environment, diversity has long been an issue. Whether it be gender, sexual or racial, the industry has failed to keep pace. But this is particularly true for LGBT+ employees.
construction workers,

271,000 UK construction workers return to work

Data reveals that the percentage of UK construction workers on furlough decreased from 41% in March and April to 29% in May, according to accountancy group, UHY Hacker Young.
Justin Sullivan

CIC appoints Justin Sullivan as new deputy chair

Members of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) have appointed quantity surveyor, Justin Sullivan as its new deputy chair.
Prof Greg Clark CBE Connected Places Catapult Chair

Connected Places Catapult appoints new chair to next chapter

The Connected Places Catapult has appointed Professor Greg Clark as its new chair on a three-year mandate, he replaces Terry Hill CBE.
CITB levy,

Hudson intensifies calls to scrap CITB Levy

87% of construction professionals want to scrap direct funding of CITB and end the CITB Levy, according to a survey 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.