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.

Society of digital engineering

The society of digital engineering is launched by CIBSE

Recognising the increasing percentage of engineering tasks conducted in a purely digital environment, CIBSE launches the Society of Digital Engineering
Mates in Mind charity

Mates in Mind charity launches initiative

Today marks the next phase in the UK construction sector's efforts to improve the mental health of its workforce with the Mates in Mind charity initiative
Construction careers week

Construction Careers Week to promote construction to future generations

In the first event of its kind, Construction Careers Week will take place for all Birmingham and Solihull senior schools from 9th - 13th October
CITB levy success

CITB levy payers’ money has impact worth £17.8m

CITB’s Funding Impact Report highlights how CITB levy payers’ money is being used to increase training, qualifications and promote construction careers
construction levy for construction training

Scottish construction bodies consult on future of Construction Levy

The SBD, SPOA and the SDF, are surveying their memberships for views on the future of the Construction Levy administered by the CITB
CITB levy success

Insufficient construction careers advice puts £90bn GDP at risk

A new report highlights that insufficient construction careers advice is putting £90bn GDP at risk, prompting a call for business and government to do more
structural engineers success

Top tips for young structural engineers

How can budding structural engineers succeed in the industry? Here, Sam Carigliano, CEO of the software provider, SkyCiv, shares his top tips
BIM project success

The RICS BIM Project Management Certificate

RICS have developed the BIM Project Management Certificate providing the knowledge and skills required to manage each step of a BIM project
upskilling

Could upskilling be the answer to a widening skills shortage?

As companies seek to find suitable and sustainable solutions to the skills shortfall, Philip Burgess of the CEA looks to upskilling as a potential answer
BIM. Technologies Director, Ben Malone

Promotion for Ben Malone at BIM. Technologies

Ben Malone has been appointed as Director for BIM. Technologies; a BIM consultancy working behind the scenes with some of the construction industry’s biggest contractors, consultants and private clients.   Ben graduated from the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology with a BA Architectural Technology/Technician degree and worked as a BIM Consultant...

Construction skills scheme gets the backing of three new sponsors

Three high-profile organisations are to lend support to an innovative construction skills scheme aimed at drawing in new talent
The new study programmes: How can they benefit the construction industry?

The new study programmes: How can they benefit the construction industry?

MidKent College discusses how the move from traditional courses to new study programmes is aiding the construction industry
The launch of new fire detection qualifications has been heralded a huge success

The launch of new fire detection qualifications heralded a huge success

Four new fire detection qualifications have been labelled a success after being well received during their launch in London last week
Housebuilders must recruit more women and young people to prevent workforce crisis

Housebuilders must recruit more women and young people to prevent workforce crisis

New research warns a workforce crisis is on the horizon if housebuilders do not attract women and young people into the sector

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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.