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.

Alex Lubbock

Alex Lubbock to replace David Jellings as MD of BIMobject UK

BIMobject has appointed Alex Lubbock to replace David Jellings as managing director of BIMobject UK.
Manchester derby, racism, Kier,

Kier suspends staff member after Manchester derby racism allegations

Kier has suspended a member of staff following allegations of racial abuse at the Manchester derby on Saturday (7 December).
Bruce Clarke, McLaren,

Former Kier BDM Bruce Clarke joins McLaren

McLaren has appointed former Kier business development manager, Bruce Clarke, as its new business development director for the South.
RICS Social Impact Awards

RICS Awards refreshed to demonstrate built environment changes

The RICS annual awards have been refreshed to display the changes we are seeing across business and society, now to be known as the RICS Social Impact Awards.
Succession planning, UK construction, skills shortage

Succession planning in the UK construction sector

Rachel Davis, director at Perega, explores how the re-emergence of succession planning in UK construction could lend its hand to the on-going skills shortages.
digital engineering awards, BuroHappold

BuroHappold wins top digital engineering accolade for 2019

BuroHappold Engineering has been awarded top honours at the CIBSE Society of Digital Engineering Awards 2019.
lettings and property, Wetherell and Dexters,

Wetherell and Dexters form a partnership to improve operations

Estate agents Wetherell and Dexters have formed a new partnership to enhance their lettings and property operations in London.
CRO closure, CRO card,

CRO card closure for engineering set for January 2020

Now in its 4th wave of CRO closures, SKILLcard has revealed the CRO card for Engineering Installation & Maintenance Engineer will close on 31 January.
Water Process Technician Apprenticeship

Amey launches new apprenticeship programme for water industry

Amey is working with Severn Trent to deliver a new apprenticeship programme, Water Process Technician Apprenticeship, addressing the skills gap in the water industry.
richard greenwood, EN framework

Caddick Construction moves into housebuilding sector

Caddick Construction has appointed Richard Greenwood to assist with the £340m EN:Procure Affordable and Mixed Tenure New Building Housing Framework for Yorkshire and Humber.
Don McQuillan, Institution of Structural Engineers

Institution of Structural Engineers announces its 100th president

Don McQuillan has been announced as the 100th President of the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) for 2020.
Guy Milligan, energy strategy and planning service,

Guy Milligan to lead Ramboll’s energy strategy and planning service

Ramboll has appointed Guy Milligan as principal consultant within its energy division to lead the company’s new energy strategy and planning (ESP) service.
jacobs employees, jacobs london office

Engineering firm Jacobs to hire 2,400 employees across the UK

Jacobs Engineering Group has announced plans to hire around 2,400 extra employees in the UK over the next few years, mainly through its new London Office at the Cottons Centre.
construction trainee, SkillBuild

SkillBuild 2019 construction trainee winners announced

Nearly 80 construction trainees were praised at the 2019 Skillbuild Final last week for the Construction Industry Training Board, held at the NEC in Birmingham.

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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.