Features and Analysis
International Women in Engineering Day this Saturday focuses attention on efforts to attract more women into our industry.
There are more than 500 tall buildings currently in London’s construction pipeline. But against the backdrop of widespread skills shortages and the complications of Brexit, building them is presenting fresh challenges for the industry.
Which should be of greater concern to the construction industry: EU workers leaving these shores, or UK workers retiring?
Britain’s brickwork is often overlooked and the skills needed to craft brickwork into something of beauty often taken for granted.
Five new nuclear sites with as many as 12 new reactors are set to be built in the UK over the next decade. The question is whether the sector has the required pool of skills to deliver the government’s ambitions.
Fresh data and political investigations are shedding more and more light on the impact Brexit is having and will have on skills shortages.
The Grenfell Tower Inquiry is now under way following the publication of Dame Hackitt’s long and thorough review of regulations.
A panel of the industry’s best new talent came together to offer a unique insight on why construction is struggling to attract young people – and how it can solve the problem.
‘Construction’: what are the public’s first thoughts when they hear that word?
As the global economy heats up, labour shortages are becoming ubiquitous in the UK and abroad.
Construction officially has the worst gender pay gap of any UK industry. Binyamin Ali examines the figures for the 10 biggest contractors and looks at what needs to be done.
Construction News speaks to the FMB, CITB and CPA about what they’re doing to prepare the industry for Brexit and the steps being taken by their members.
It’s a year since Theresa May wrote to European Council president Donald Tusk and triggered Article 50, giving the UK two years to leave the EU.
“Real Madrid.” That’s the analogy chosen by London South East Colleges executive Bob Noseda to describe what he’s seen of Lucas and its work.
A dentist, a criminology graduate and an electrical contractor walk into a site office. It’s no joke; it’s day one of Open Doors.
National Apprenticeship Week proved last week that there remains an excellent opportunity for us to look towards the future, and benchmark our performance in developing skills and attracting recruits.
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