Men hold 88% of top 20's executive board postsSubscription
Men continue to dominate top jobs among the UK’s 20 largest contractors with seven out of every eight executive board roles held by male employees, CN can reveal.
Our Women in Construction report surveyed more than 5,500 workers across the construction, property and engineering industries, and the results were reflective of a sector where just 12 per cent are women.
Rising stars: How we can tackle the skills gapSubscription
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 has the largest gender pay gap of any UK industry. But behind the data, why is this issue business-critical and what do the experiences of women in the sector reveal about the challenges we must tackle?
Gender pay gap: What are you so afraid of?Subscription
Why is it that the UK’s largest contractors put so much work into getting their gender pay gap data published but then don’t want to talk about how they are tackling the issue?
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.
WATCH: Inspire Me launches first workshop in LondonVideoSubscription
CN’s Inspire Me campaign kicked off in London, as more than 80 attendees braved ’Beast from the East’ conditions to attend the first workshop at London’s Soiftel Hotel.
Why is construction still holding women back?Subscription
Discrimination. Sexism. Inequality of opportunity. Exclusive research has revealed that these factors are holding back women’s construction careers. So how can these barriers be torn down?
One in five construction companies have never promoted a woman to a senior position and nearly half of female workers say they have experienced gender discrimination, a CN/Randstad survey has found.