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.

Graham Prothero, Peter Truscott, Galliford Try,

Galliford Try appoints Graham Prothero as chief executive

Galliford Try has announced the appointment of Graham Prothero as its new chief executive, after former boss Peter Truscott moves to rival housebuilder Crest Nicholson.
digital skills

Construction to reap the rewards of digitisation, CITB report shows

A new report published by CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) shows that construction can reap major rewards from digital skills and technology, but only if it takes decisive action in the next five years.

CCS to focus on social value to enhance the image of construction

The CCS is introducing steps to develop it for the next decade, working with the construction industry to create a new focus on social value.
skills gateway, Housing, Construction and Infrastructure,

Major investment to boost construction skills in East Lothian

East Lothian is to share a £6m Housing, Construction and Infrastructure (HCI) skills gateway investment aimed at developing skills in the construction sector.
Highest standards

Dudley council to undertake Unite’s pioneering construction charter

Dudley Council is to become the latest local council in the West Midlands to use its influence to support local construction workers by signing up to Unite’s construction charter.
Housing maintenance

Housing maintenance workers plan industrial action over poverty pay

Workers employed by Mears and Mitie undertaking housing maintenance work for Crawley council are preparing for industrial action after nearly a decade of pay cuts.
Andrew Davies, Kier group, chief executive,

Kier appoints Andrew Davies as new chief executive

Kier Group has announced the appointment of former Wates boss, Andrew Davies as its new chief executive.
Phil Kelly, Ramboll,

Ramboll appoints new head of sustainability

Ramboll has announced the appointment of Phil Kelly as its new head of Sustainability and Building Physics.
Professor Lindner, Bartlett Faculty, built environment,

The Bartlett appoints Professor Lindner as new Dean

The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment of University College London (UCL), has announced Professor Christoph Lindner as its new Dean – as it marks its 100th anniversary.
Future Consultancy, built environment, UKRI,

UKRI backs Future Consultancy for new era in the built environment

The UK Research & Innovation Council (UKRI) has backed the ACE Future of Consultancy campaign, to help the consultancy and engineering sector welcome a new era of design and delivery in the built environment.
Construction Skills Certificate Scheme, Oleksandr Sukhoviy, Sergiy Mykhaylov,

Man jailed for six years for supplying 300 forged CSCS cards

A fifth member of a forgery gang responsible for making and supplying 300 forged Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) cards has been jailed for six years.
Skills Crisis

New initiative aims to reverse the skills crisis in construction

Steven Hunt & Associates is calling on the UK’s construction industry to join the fight to reverse the skills crisis in the construction industry by supporting an innovative new initiative.
gender pay gap

Construction industry narrows gender pay gap

Rewards and Attitudes Survey has found that the gender pay gap has closed in the construction sector during the past year, as more women are attracted to the industry.
European construction

Construction Blueprint: A sectoral alliance to develop a new European strategy for skills

European construction has a key role to play in tackling the economic, societal and environmental issues facing, but there are concerns that a shortage of the right people with the right skills will hold it back.

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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.