Gender pay gap for UK tradespeople revealed

Across a working lifetime, tradesmen may earn £700K more on average compared to their female counterparts.

Mental health worries for construction professionals

87% agreed that ‘working on my main project has negatively affected my mental wellbeing’.

Tackling skills shortages in the construction industry with UK apprenticeships

As the rate of UK construction workers continues to decrease businesses must rapidly fill skills gaps to keep up with industry demands.

Navigating the UK’s immigration system

A guide for construction employers on hiring overseas talents,

How the Engineering and Construction sector has adapted to become a more diverse workforce

Figures from 2022 show that women make up just 16.5% of all UK engineers.

New construction roles added to Shortage Occupation List

The Home Office has added a number of construction roles to the Shortage Occupation List.

Non-EU labour plugs skills gap

New research suggest that the government needs to make an urgent intervention in filling the construction skills gap.

Machine control key to attracting new talent in construction

Machine control – the automation of construction equipment – is key to attracting new talent and addressing the skills shortage in the sector, according to construction professionals surveyed in a new report by Topcon Positioning Systems. Three-quarters (77%) of those surveyed in the report – which polled 1,000 decision makers

Ensuring Safety and Justice in the Workplace

A Call for Employer Responsibility and Employee Protection

More roles added to shortage in construction

The Construction Leadership Council has published an updated version of its report of shortage occupations in construction.