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.

building lives academy, construction industry jobs

Willmott Dixon helps ex-offenders secure construction jobs

Willmott Dixon has launched the ‘Building Lives Academy’ to help local people get the qualifications needed to secure jobs in the construction industry.
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New apprenticeship to deliver the ‘acousticians of the future’

A new apprenticeship in acoustics is being launched to industry supported by the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) and the Institute of Acoustics (IOA).
Amanda Fisher, Andy Milner, Amey

Amey announces new CEO as Andy Miller steps down

Amey has announced the appointment of Amanda Fisher as acting CEO, Fisher will replace Andy Milner, who is leaving after nearly four years in the role.
RIBA honorary fellowships, Architectural design, Pam Alexander OBE, Jude Kelly CBE,

RIBA announces honorary fellowships for 2020

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) honorary fellowships for 2020 have been announced, awarded to professionals with experience in property, infrastructure and architectural design.
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Proctor Group wins two awards at the CMAs

The A. Proctor Group received two awards at the CMAs (Construction Marketing Awards) in London last month for a fashion-inspired campaign.
construction skills, Morgan Sindall

Joint venture to boost construction skills for young people

Morgan Sindall has joined forces with the Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry (CFCI) and local charity R70L to ‘adopt’ Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology (CAST) to boost construction skills in Cambridge.
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.

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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.