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.

Sustainable Construction Group

BSRIA appoints new Business Manager within its Sustainable Construction Group

BSRIA has announced the appointment of Peter Tse MEng, CEng, MCIBSE, MIET, PE, as Business Manager, Sustainable Construction Group, BSRIA
New Homes Ombudsman

BSRIA provides expert evidence about a New Homes Ombudsman

BSRIA has been invited to an Inquiry at the House of Commons to discuss its written response to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Excellence in the Built Environment (APPGEBE)
Stars of the Future

Construction Plant Stars of the Future to be recognised

Preparations are well underway for the Construction Plant-hire Association’s (CPA) Stars of the Future 2018 event which is being held later this year to recognise the future stars of the construction plant industry
Construction Week

UK Construction Week sets standards on diversity

UK Construction Week (UKCW) has launched a new guide for its 600+ exhibitors to promote greater equality, diversity and inclusion in their marketing at the show
Risk & Security

WYG appoints former-BBC Director to Risk & Security team

Professional services firm WYG has appointed Simon Marr as Divisional Director to lead its Risk & Security Consultancy business – Simon joins WYG from the BBC where he was Director of Safety, Security & Resilience
vocational qualifications

Review suggests schools must do more to encourage careers in construction

According to a new review of vocational qualifications not enough is being done in schools to highlight careers in trades such as construction
lease renewals

Millfield Estates set for big year after record number of lease renewals

Millfield Estates has reported a record number of lease renewals for 2017, as their tenant portfolio looks set to grow further in 2018
BakerHicks

BakerHicks opens new headquarters in Warwick

BakerHicks, the design and engineering company, has completed the move to its new headquarters at One Warwick Technology Park
Ombudsman

New dialogue launched into Ombudsman for housing

Ombudsman Services (OS) has today (6 February) announced that it will withdraw from complaints handling in the property sector as it launches a major dialogue with consumers to help tackle an ‘imbalance in power’ in the housing sector
Construction Skills

CITB forecast reveals construction set for growth despite Brexit uncertainty

A new forecast from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has revealed that over 150,000 construction jobs are set to be created over the next five years despite Brexit uncertainty and Carillion’s collapse
staff

Carillion collapse: 377 staff lose jobs

Almost 380 Carillion workers are to be made redundant, although 919 jobs have been saved, the body handling the construction giant's liquidation has confirmed
NHF

David Orr announces intention to retire from the NHF

Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation (NHF), David Orr, has announced his intention to retire in September
Jason Ruddle

GenieBelt appoints Jason Ruddle as MD for new UK operation

GenieBelt, a provide of cloud-based, real-time communications and project management software for construction, has appointed Jason Ruddle as managing director for its new UK operation
skills shortage

FMB’s skills shortage report highlights worst ever levels

A report by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), highlighting the fact that the skills shortage of construction workers has hit its worst ever levels, is the latest sign that offsite housing volumes must be increased to help overcome the housing crisis

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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.