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.

career in construction

Study says career in construction exceeds many university graduate roles

Research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), published ahead of National Apprenticeship Week, has identified that construction apprentices will go on to earn thousands of pounds more every year than many of their university-educated counterparts
construction companies

One in five board members at construction companies are women

Research by the law firm Clyde & Co has revealed that just 19% of board members at construction companies are women
female engineers

International Women’s Day: BSRIA asks are we doing enough to inspire female engineers

As International Women’s Day approaches (8 March) Julia Evans, Chief Executive at BSRIA asks: are we doing enough to nurture and inspire the excellence of female engineers – both into the construction industry and beyond the ‘glass ceiling’?
National Apprenticeship Week 2018

BSRIA celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2018

BSRIA is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2018 (NAW 2018) – running from 5-9 March 2018 – which brings together employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships
Open Doors

Open Doors campaign launches to give public access to over 270 construction sites

Open Doors, a campaign which sees the construction industry open live sites and offices presenting a unique chance to enjoy behind the scenes access across sites in England, Scotland and Wales, was launched today (28 February)
freelancers

Report reveals the crucial role of freelance construction workers

A new report published today (28 February) by the Centre for Research on Self-Employment (CRSE) and Hudson Contract has confirmed that freelancers play a crucial role in boosting economic efficiency and productivity in the construction sector
bonus cut

Persimmon chief’s bonus cut by £25m

Persimmon's chief executive will see his bonus cut by around £25m following criticism of "grossly excessive" rewards
BSRIA North

Industry skills-based training courses staged by BSRIA North

BSRIA North has announced an exciting line-up of imminent go-to industry training courses from its premises in Preston, Lancashire
Raising Roofs

Raising Roofs programme announces facilitators

Raising Roofs, the scheme for helping young people get onto boards of housing associations, has announced several CEOs as programme facilitators
independent adjudicator

Grenfell rehousing complaints to be assigned to an independent adjudicator

Kensington & Chelsea RBC is seeking to appoint an independent adjudicator to oversee complaints relating to Grenfell in an attempt to increase transparency
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

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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.