Hudson Contract encourages young people to pursue a career in construction

Workplace audit and contract solutions provider launches new video campaign aimed at addressing industry skills shortages Hudson Contract is encouraging young people across the country to pursue a career in construction with a new video campaign featuring apprentices, employers, Ian Billyard, Principal of Leeds College of Building and MP for East Yorkshire, Rt Hon Sir Greg Knight. Aimed at addressing potential industry skills shortages and inspiring…

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Bellway Homes celebrates considerate milestone

Company marks 500th client registration with Considerate Constructors Scheme Bellway Homes Limited – one of the UK’s top housebuilders – has been recognised for its long-term commitment to improving the image of the construction industry. The company, which has been in business for over 70 years, reached its 500th client registration with the Considerate Constructors Scheme for the latest phases…

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Over 85% of the top UK Construction Companies use ievo Ltd biometric solutions.

86.9% of the top 23 UK construction companies have installed biometric manufacturer, ievo Ltd’s products to add an advanced solution to their access control systems. As we await the latest Top 100 Construction Companies report from The Construction Index, who annually analyse and list the top 100 of the UK’s leading contractors, based on company turnover and profit, we looked…

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Top performing companies line-up to receive national awards by Considerate Constructors Scheme

The Considerate Constructors Scheme – the national scheme established by the construction industry to improve its image – is getting ready to reveal the UK’s top performing registered companies of 2015. The Scheme, which registers around 600 companies every year, will be hosting the National Company Awards on 5th and 6th November, at the prestigious Plaisterers’ Hall in London. Only…

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‘Invest in your employees now or risk losing them’

Skills shortage forecast to create fresh problems for construction firms as in-demand employees look to ‘jump ship’ for more money Peace Recruitment, experts in the construction, property and engineering sectors, is warning construction companies to invest in existing employees now or risk losing them. The skills shortage means demand for construction workers has never been so high, with pay going…

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