Education & Training

Infrastructure delivery stymied by skills shortage


New PAC report says UK lacks skills and capacity to deliver major infrastructure over the next five years

Construction workers at risk from poor mental health


Following mental health week, new research shows that half of all UK construction workers, or 1.5m people have worked in a dangerous environment while suffering poor mental health and close to 700,000 suffered injuries, according to new research from business insurer QBE. For the first time, QBE research shows the

Leeds Beckett University collaboration to drive innovation in construction industry


Leeds Beckett University have partnered YORhub drive innovation in the construction sector

Pick Everard chosen for £100M schools projects


Pick Everard has revealed it will be helping deliver more than 2,500 school spaces across the Bedford region over the next two years.

Henry Boot Construction to deliver latest AMRC Innovation Facility


Henry Boot Construction appointed to deliver the next development for the University of Sheffield AMRC in Sheffield.

Global property firms collaborate on ‘Property Needs You’ challenge


12 of the largest real estate consultancies in the UK are behind a new competition to encourage more young people to consider how they can positively impact the future build environment, with internships awarded to five winners.

Housebuilders struggle with ‘E’ in ESG


Housebuilder confidence high on delivering social value, but hard yards to come on environmental reporting.

Supporting UK Schools at a time of crisis


The MPBA is keen to support those operating across the education sector who urgently need more temporary buildings.

Plant sector gains eco training framework


New training for the construction plant community has been launched to help improve emissions from the sector.

Quality over Quantity: Retaining Talent in the Construction Industry 


This article looks at the current challenges faced by the construction sector when trying to retain talent.