Education & Training

Five ways the skills shortage in construction can be resolved


Five suggestions to resolve the issue skills shortage, attracting, developing and retaining talent in construction industry.

Greater diversity needed to secure future health of the rail industry


DfT minister Nusrat Ghani has urged the rail industry to improve its environment to enable women to thrive.

Construction still not taking a system-led approach to fire protection


Two years after Grenfell, only 23% of UK architects say they have worked on a project with a systematic approach to fire protection.

Addressing the construction skills shortage: why we need action now


What is the true extent of the skills shortage and how can it be addressed? 

Tackling the looming skills gap in UK construction industry


Karen Catto, HR Director at Stewart Milne Group shares her thoughts on tackling the skills gap in the construction industry.

What’s the outlook for skills shortages in construction?


Over half of employers agree that continued skills shortages are having a profound impact on productivity,

Midlands programme opens to train women in construction skills


A new training programme in the West Midlands will teach women construction skills ahead of HS2 arriving in Birmingham.

Meeting the housing needs of tomorrow’s student population


PBSA providers are adapting their products to meet changing customer needs.

Construction training hub to help unemployed in Wolverhampton


The 'Wolves at Work' construction training hub is designed to help unemployed people in Wolverhampton to enter the construction sector.

Contract awarded for Oxford Brookes University Facility


London-based construction firm GRAHAM has been awarded the contract to design and build Oxford Brooke's new university facility.