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.

Sean Ruddy, Dean Lee,

Tilbury Douglas appoints two new South East directors

Tilbury Douglas has appointed Sean Ruddy as new regional commercial director and Dean Lee as regional operations director to its South East office.
costain andy clarke

Costain appoints Andy Clarke as new integrated transport director

Costain has appointed Andy Clarke as its new integrated transport director to transform the customer experience of transport.
Ecological Clerk of Works, HS2

HS2 supports ecological clerk of works accreditation pilot

HS2 Ltd has stepped in to ensure that a new construction-focused ecological clerk of works (ECoW) accreditation pilot for the UK and Ireland can go ahead as planned.
Craig Moorfield, Keltbray, Engineering

Keltbray appoints Multiplex head of engineering to its senior team

Keltbray has appointed Craig Moorfield as its new group technical director and executive board member, he will be reporting to chief executive officer, Darren James.
Owen Davies, Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald appoints new project principal to strengthen roads team

Mott MacDonald has appointed Owen Davies as a project principal within its highways team in Wales, Davies brings with him 20 years of experience in the transport sector.
Alexandra Shah, Tilbury Douglas

Tilbury Douglas appoints new head of communications

Tilbury Douglas has appointed Alexandra Shah as its new head of communications.
Yomi Okunola, Notting Hill Genesis

Notting Hill Genesis appoints new chief financial officer

Notting Hill Genesis has appointed Yomi Okunola, former capital finance director at Network Rail, as its new chief financial officer.
network rail labour

Labour specialist secures £150m Network Rail deal

Labour specialist Ganymede Solutions has secured a £150m supply deal with Network Rail to provide frontline labour services.
Tim Balcon, CITB

CITB appoints former apprentice as new chief executive

Tim Balcon, the new chief executive of CITB, is a former apprentice who brings a strong track record in skills, training and organisational development.
cleveland bridge jobs

53 jobs cut at Cleveland Bridge

Administrators at steelwork contractor Cleveland Bridge have confirmed that 53 workers will be made redundant.
menopause support

Amey and Mace roll out menopause support app

Amey and Mace have launched a digital health platform, Peppy, to support women going through menopause and other major health journeys.
unite protest,

Unite to stage HS2 Euston protest as bosses ‘deny’ reps access

Unite construction members will be holding a protest outside the Skanska-Costain-Strabag Euston site on Friday (6 August).
jean-philippe loiseau

EQUANS appoints former Vinci Europe MD to lead UK business

ENGIE’s services-led arm, EQUANS has appointed Vinci’s former European managing director Jean-Philippe Loiseau as the new CEO of its UK & Ireland business.
dannielle aberg

BAM appoints new head of social impact

BAM Construct UK has appointed Dannielle Aberg as its new head of social impact to draw together the company’s wider sustainability and procurement approaches.
wates healthcare team

Wates appoints new healthcare team to drive expansion

Wates has appointed a new senior healthcare team to drive future expansion in healthcare construction.
groundworker

Engineering company pleads guilty after employee scalped

An engineering company has been fined after one of its employees suffered scalping injuries when her hair became entangled in a pillar drill.

Muse Developments expands Soho team with two appointments

Muse Developments has appointed Elizabeth Wright and Robert Allan to its southern team at Soho Square, as part of the business’ continued strategic expansion.
construction manager of the year,

CIOB reveals 2021 construction manager of the year shortlist

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has revealed who’s made it to the Construction Manager of the Year Awards 2021 shortlist.
John Crack

Mott MacDonald appoints new head for major projects

John Crack has joined Mott MacDonald as global portfolio leader for transport orientated developments and major projects principal.
Mace Transport, Mark Anders, Lizz Robinson

Mace appoints two new senior roles for transport business

Mace has made two new senior appointments – Lizz Robinson and Mark Anders – who have joined the expanding transport team following a major Highways England win.
Hollie Cregan, Graham

VolkerWessels head of EDI joins Graham

Graham has appointed a new head of equality, diversity & inclusion as part of its aim to be an industry leader for Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR).
HS2 equality and diversity

HS2 shows equality, diversity and inclusion standards remain high

HS2’s annual Equality, Diversity and Inclusion report for 2020/21 shows that it continues to play a leading role in driving best practice across the country.
Joe Stockton

Muse appoints new North West development surveyor

Muse Developments has appointed Joe Stockton as its new development surveyor for the North West office, bringing through the next generation of urban regenerators.
construction training

Skills Centre offers free construction training to plug skills gap

The Skills Centre is offering free construction training and job interview opportunities around five sites in the Greater London area, north Kent and also across the West Midlands.
digital construction skills

Northumbria Uni launches bootcamps to boost digital construction skills

Northumbria University has launched new skills bootcamps to plug the digital skills gap and support the expansion of the digital construction sector.

HGV driver shortage ‘our biggest concern at present’, says BMF

The shortage of HGV drivers is leading to widespread disruption and delays, as the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) warns it is the industry's 'biggest concern at present'.

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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.