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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BESA renews calls for diversity in construction and engineering

In light of International Women’s Day, the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has called on the government to create a strategy for diversity in the construction.
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Wates and Sir Robert McAlpine introduce family friendly policies

Wates Group and Sir Robert McAlpine have introduced family friendly policies to create greater gender parity and flexibility for families.
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The value of an apprenticeship in the planning sector

Anna Relph, associate director at Turley, discusses the recent introduction of the Chartered Town Planner Degree Apprenticeship and how it could help provide a solution to the planning sector’s skills gap challenge.
Roland Ramphal,

Barhale appoints Roland Ramphal as new commercial director

Roland Ramphal has been appointed by civil engineering and infrastructure specialist Barhale as commercial director.
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Wates announces partnership to drive equality in the construction industry

Wates Group has announced a new three-year partnership with Young Women’s Trust to support and inspire more women to take up careers in construction.
Mike Birch, Ramboll,

Ramboll appoints new UK head of rail

Ramboll has appointed Mike Birch as head of rail in the UK – Birch joins from Capita Infrastructure where he was head of rail, project and cost management.
Mulbury,

Mulbury appoints new directors to support North West housebuilding

Mulbury has appointed three new directors to support its ambitions to build more than 3,000 homes in the North West over the next five years.
Richard Bienfait,

Mace appoints Richard Bienfait as new group chief finance officer

International consultancy and construction company, Mace has appointed Richard Beinfait as its new group chief finance officer.
Diversity, construction,

Diversity, division and the future of the construction industry

BIM Today’s resident argumentative BIMster John Eynon discusses, as only he can, diversity, divisions and why difference will make the difference for the future of the industry.
George Restall, finance director,

George Restall takes finance director role at Interserve Construction

Interserve has appointed George Restall as the new finance director of its UK construction business, taking effect from 3 April.
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Dishonest architect banned from register for 10 years

The ARB's Professional Conduct Committee (PCC) has removed Glen Eldridge of Glen Eldridge Architects from the Architects Register for failing to pay clients fees.
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Support for apprentices is more important than ever, says SNIPEF

The Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF) has renewed its call for government to prioritise funding and upskilling apprentices in the industry.
National Construction College,

CITB sells National Construction College in Norfolk

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has sold the National Construction College (NCC) at Bircham Newton to West Suffolk College.
Construction Engineering Masters programme, diversity at leadership level,

Construction Engineering Masters programme urges more women to enrol

For the sector to truly transform we need change and diversity at leadership level, says the Construction Engineering Masters (CEM) programme, as it calls on more women to enrol.

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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.