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Industry Pulse

Karen Woodward deputy director National Apprenticeship Service

New standards take apprenticeships up a notch

The widely reported skills crisis and lack of fresh recruits in construction is not new news to us, and most recently the Chartered Institute of Building stated that the industry will need to find 157,000 new recruits by 2021 to keep up with demand.

“Industry

Patrick Heath chief executive B&CE

Implementing better occupational health through the supply chainVideoSubscription

At the CN Summit last month, B&CE held a masterclass on the challenges and opportunities the industry faces as it strives to improve occupational health up and down the supply chain.

Graham Hasting-Evans group managing director NOCN Group

Delivering the industry’s future workforceSubscription

At 6.4 per cent of GDP and growing, the success of our sector is crucial to the economy. Employing some 2.6m people, we provide the vital infrastructure to keep the country functioning.

Sofia Lindroth Zurich

Environmental liability is now a core cover for construction firmsSubscription

Protecting the environment is an increasingly important issue for governments and regulators across the globe.