As the UK marks Pride Month, Aggregate has said for future success of the construction industry, it must adopt a far more progressive and open-minded approach
Three possible seismic changes to face UK construction will be discussed at this Friday’s (18th May) Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) Conference.
Aggregate Industries have responded to the fact the apprenticeship levy has come under scrutiny as ‘not being fit for purpose’, a year after implementation.
UK Construction Week has announced a new initiative for this year to help the industry compete for talent, which will see role models in the industry have their profile elevated.
As part of last week’s National Apprenticeship Week, Aggregate Industries hosted an event at its Leicestershire HQ, geared towards the next generation of talent.
The Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) experienced robust growth in 2017. Total Q4 2017 merchant sales to builders and contractors increased by 6.3% on Q4 2016.
Industry player Willmott Dixon is continuing to raise awareness of mental health issues in the UK construction sector, with its new informative Z-Card.
A SCC Design Build survey of more than 11,000 industry leaders has suggested there is an air of caution in construction moving forward.
Returning for 2018, following the success of last year, this Offsite Construction Awards promises to be the best year yet, with a high calibre of industry leading companies and inspiring projects expected to enter the 21 different categories.
Research by Screwfix suggests 57% of tradespeople struggle to find skilled labour, whilst 37% believe apprenticeships are not given enough respect.