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Inspire Me

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Inspired in ManchesterSubscription

This morning CN took its Inspire Me campaign up to Manchester – the first event we’ve put on outside of London for nearly a decade (with many more planned).

What's on

The next workshop will be held in Manchester on Wednesday 13 June – click here for more details

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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.

Anjali Pindoria project surveyor Avi Contractors

We are not a failures club – so let's prove itSubscription

‘Construction’: what are the public’s first thoughts when they hear that word?

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Shocked, shaken, shut out: Women react to the gender pay gapSubscription

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? 

Owen Goodhead managing director Randstad CPE

Gender inequality: What your business can doSubscription

The findings of Randstad’s 2018 Women in Construction report can be seen as bittersweet. 

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Women: Are you angry?Subscription

Women in construction: are you angry? I imagine the answer is yes.

Gender pay gap: What are you so afraid of?

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?

Gender pay gap: Construction exposed as the worst offender

Gender pay gap: Construction exposed as the worst offenderSubscription

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.

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Not just for men: We have to challenge these misconceptionsSubscription

Gender disparity within the UK workforce is a hot topic, now more than ever.

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Women in construction: What do the numbers say?Subscription

Being a woman in construction is hard. But exactly how challenging is it?

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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.

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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?

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Tackling gender diversity is an education for us allSubscription

Construction News launched Inspire Me this year to encourage women to pursue and achieve leadership roles in this industry.

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One in five companies have no women in senior rolesSubscription

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.

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Women in construction: 3 companies leading the waySubscription

Binyamin Ali speaks to a trio of diverse businesses to find out how they have increased female representation and what the industry should do to emulate their success.

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Men: Why do you put up with it?Subscription

I was incredibly pleased to be asked to be an ambassador for CN’s Inspire Me campaign. 

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Beast from the east fails to dampen first Inspire Me workshopVideoSubscription

More than 80 attendees battled through atrocious ‘beast from the east’ weather conditions to attend CN’s first Inspire Me workshop this week at London’s Sofitel Hotel.

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Inspire Me: CN campaign launches in LondonVideoSubscription

Something very unusual happened yesterday evening at the launch party of Construction News’ Inspire Me campaign.

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Willmott Dixon targets 50:50 gender split by 2030 Subscription

Willmott Dixon is setting some “stringent targets” in order to reach gender parity by 2030, its chief executive has said.

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CN launches 'Inspire Me' campaignSubscription

Construction News today launches its new campaign, Inspire Me, to enable women to pursue long-term careers in construction and become leaders at all level

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Inspire Me – why CN must help to inspire changeSubscription

CN last week launched a new campaign, with a series of events and content aiming to inspire future leaders and promote the industry as being gender neutral, welcoming of women in all roles.