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.

business development director

RED Construction Group appoints new business development director

RED Construction Group has announced the appointment of James Bardwell as business development director, who will oversee business opportunities across RED Construction London.
turner & townsend advisory

James Hardy appointed as director on Turner & Townsend Advisory team

James Hardy has been appointed as a director on the Turner & Townsend Advisory team (UK) to continue to strengthen its sustainability advisory offering.
jobseekers with disabilities

HS2 pledge support for jobseekers with disabilities and health conditions

HS2, in partnership with the RBKC and the CNWL NHS Foundation Trust has pledged support for HS2 jobseekers with disabilities and long term health conditions.
Head of BIM

Tilbury Douglas appoints William Barry as head of BIM

Tilbury Douglas has appointed William Barry as the new head of BIM to help deliver key changes in digital innovation and implementation across projects.
Project management qualifications

Project management qualifications for construction & planning professionals

Devin Blewitt, chief information officer at ITonlinelearning, explores the value of project management qualifications for construction and planning professionals.
top employers for women

Wates and Willmott Dixon named as The Times Top Employers for Women

Wates Group and Willmott Dixon have been listed as The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022, the UK’s most highly profiled and well-established listing of employers striving for gender equality in the workplace.
BIM lead

Devan Mistry appointed as McBains strategic BIM lead

Devan Mistry has been appointed as associate director (strategic BIM lead) to drive forward McBains expertise on BIM.
in-house appointments

Living Space make a trio of in-house appointments

Affordable housing specialist Living Space has made a trio of in-house appointments, prior to a number of new site starts.
sustainability manager

Jemma Ison appointed as Keystone sustainability manager

Keystone Group has announced the appointment of Jemma Ison as group sustainability manager, to help build decarbonisation into all business operations.
senior team

Holmes Miller strengthens senior team with new appointments

Holmes Miller has strengthened its senior team with new appointments, as seven staff are promoted across its Glasgow and London offices.
development manager, Howard Young

Sheffield Housing Company appoints Howard Young as development manager

Sheffield Housing Company (SHC) - a housing regeneration partnership - has appointed Howard Young as its new development manager.
women in the built environment

Championing the next generation of women in the built environment

When you think of an industry historically dominated by men, the built environment sector may be one of the first that comes to mind. Sarah Towers, operations manager at SPIE UK, explores how the sector can champion the next generation of women in the built environment.
new appointments at Vistry

New appointments at Vistry Partnerships North East developer

New appointments at Vistry Partnerships North East, a construction and regeneration specialist, includes a new director and five further professionals.
infrastructure services division

United Living restructures infrastructure services division and appoints new MD

United Living Group has restructured and rebranded its infrastructure services division and appointed Steve Craddock as managing director.

Mace appoints Rachel O’Donnell as consult lead for retrofit

Mace has appointed Rachel O’Donnell as consult lead for retrofit, reflecting its commitment to tackling the climate emergency and the building safety crisis.
ciob board of trustees

Sam Dibaj has been appointed to the CIOB board of trustees

Sam Dibaj, a project manager in Galliford Try’s Environment business unit, has been appointed to the CIOB Board of Trustees.
besa awards

BESA Awards are back following two-year hiatus

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) Awards are back in full swing following a pandemic enforced two-year break.
senior director

Turley appoints Stephen Trusler to its London office as senior director

Planning and development consultancy Turley has appointed former housing regeneration expert Stephen Trusler as senior director to its London office.
wsp managing director

Paul Reilly appointed as WSP managing director for planning and advisory

Paul Reilly has been appointed as the new WSP managing director for planning and advisory which supports clients through a broad array of specialisms, including earth & environment, planning, project & commercial services, and transport planning.
regeneration manager

Unity Homes appoint Sean Kelly as regeneration manager

Unity Homes has appointed Sean Kelly as regeneration manager, who will play a role in delivering the Leeds-based BME housing association’s development programme and oversee the work of Unity’s Employment Services Team to support tenants and clients into jobs and training.
needspace? managing director

Jon Dickman appointed as new Needspace? managing director

Jon Dickman has been appointed as the new Needspace? managing director, to head up the flexible workspace company based in London and the South East.
director of sustainability

Balfour Beatty appoints Jo Gilroy as UK director of sustainability

Balfour Beatty has appointed Jo Gilroy as the new UK director of sustainability, who will be responsible for driving forward Balfour Beatty’s sustainability strategy, as well as reporting the Group’s performance against the bold targets and ambitions set out in its “Building New Futures” sustainability strategy.
board of non-executive directors

CPI appoints independent chair and board of non-executive directors

Construction Product Information Ltd (CPI) has announced the appointment of its first independent chair and board of non-executive directors.
project manager

AG appoints new project manager to head up housing division

AG Project + Building Consultancy (AG) has appointed Catherine Newton as project manager and director to head its housing division.
non-executive director

Galliford Try appoints Sally Boyle as non-executive director

Galliford Try has appointed Sally Boyle as a non-executive director with effect from 1 May 2022, when she will also become a member of the Audit, Remuneration, and Nomination committees.
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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.