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.
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.
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.
Protecting the environment is an increasingly important issue for governments and regulators across the globe.
Understanding Delay in Start-up insuranceSubscription
Over the past two decades, there has been a noticeable shift in the way major projects are funded, with private investors increasingly backing schemes that would once have been sponsored by the public sector.
What does it mean for the UK’s largest equipment hire company when a snap general election is announced? A-Plant director of accommodation Ian Needham explains.
How to make the most of the apprenticeship levySubscription
UCEM provides apprenticeships for the industry and partners with businesses to manage their programmes.
According to one recent CN feature, energy-from-waste plants are “well placed to play a huge role in future [construction] projects”, with the UK industry having “evolved rapidly over the last 15 years”.
Don't do business for business's sakeSubscription
Robertson Group comprises 21 companies and is one of the largest independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services businesses in the UK.
Generation Rent or Generation Buy: Which one should it be?
There’s an opportunity for construction companies to manage risk and meet legal obligations using fleet data.
Critical steps to prosper within a supply chainSubscription
Construction is engaged in the production process but without the manufacturing mentality.