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.

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NBS appoints Tina Pringle as director of technical content

NBS has appointed Tina Pringle as its new director of technical content to focus on the definition and delivery for digital construction and the built environment.
Training centre, ForHousing

Training centre welcomes its 400th apprentice

A training centre, that has transformed the lives of hundreds of people across Greater Manchester, has celebrated its 10th anniversary by welcoming its 400th apprentice.
Telford Homes, CBRE,

CBRE announces plans to acquire Telford Homes

CBRE Group has announced plans to acquire Telford Homes to expand its real estate development business, Trammell Crow Company.
Helen Gordon, BPF,

Helen Gordon appointed as new president of BPF

Helen Gordon, chief executive of Grainger has been appointed as president of the British Property Federation (BPF).
Brickwork Academy, CITB, Bricklayers,

CITB launches Brickwork Academy to address skills shortage

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has launched a new Brickwork Academy to help address the national shortage of bricklayers.
Andrew Wilson, Chris Chappell, ISG,

ISG appoints two new directors to science and health team

ISG’s science and health division has appointed Andrew Wilson and Chris Chappell as new divisional directors.
Construction and built environment,

Construction and built environment qualifications reformed in Wales

A major reform of qualifications for people planning to work in the construction and built environment in Wales has been announced today (2 July).
skilled freelancers, Hudson Contract, UK economy

Skilled freelancers contribute £145bn to UK economy, research says

Hudson Contract has backed new research showing that highly skilled freelancers contribute £145bn to the UK economy every year.
innovation in construction, governance board,

CSIC seeks governance members for innovation in construction

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is seeking six individuals with a passion for innovation in construction to join its governance board from November 2019.
BAM, recorded turnover, profit before tax

BAM reports increased profits and consistent turnover

BAM has released their recorded turnover of £949.8m with profit before tax and exceptional items of £27.0 m, which is a margin of 2.8% (2017: 1.5% restated).
Hurley Palmer Flatt Group,

HDR acquires Hurley Palmer Flatt Group

HDR has announced the acquisition of Hurley Palmer Flatt in an effort to boost its building engineering services.
Nick Shepherd, Britcon,

Britcon appoints former Kier Northern director Nick Shepherd

Britcon has announced the appointment of Nick Shepherd as managing director to help expand its business activity.
Sarah Albon, Health and Safety Executive

HSE announces appointment of new chief executive

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revealed the current inspector general and chief executive of The Insolvency Service, Sarah Albon.
Steve O’Sullivan, Balfour Beatty, Head of aviation

Balfour Beatty appoints UK head of aviation

Balfour Beatty has appointed Steve O’Sullivan as head of aviation, responsible for providing leadership to the company’s portfolio of aviation projects.

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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.