25 March 2015

Youth unemployment and bridging construction industry skills gap

Youthbuild UK address the issues of youth unemployment and construction industry skills gap with Building Pathways event Building Pathways event sponsored by Toolstation Youthbuild UK held a Building Pathways event recently and young people spoke about how their lives had been transformed by opportunities to work in the construction industry’ Encourage younger generation into the[…]

  • 25 March 2015

12 March 2015

Apprenticeship scheme provides opportunities for budding engineers

Apprentices William Stow, Becky Critchley and Joseph Clarke were involved in Mitsubishi Electric’s National Apprenticeship Scheme last year The National Apprenticeship Scheme offers two categories, covering Refrigeration and Air Conditioning and Building Services Engineering Technology and Project Management. 17 of Mitsubishi Electric’s air conditioning partners are involved in the scheme. Many of these organisations are[…]

  • 12 March 2015

09 March 2015

New jobs created by growing Schlanduuml;ter-Systems

Schlanduuml;ter-Systems created the new job roles in light of the recent growth in demand for its products With over 10,000 products in its growing range, Schlanduuml;ter-Systems created the new jobs to ensure that its team continues to offer attentive customer service. The new position of Marketing Communications Coordinator has been filled by Alex Lambert whilst[…]

  • 09 March 2015

09 March 2015

New jobs created by growing Schlüter-Systems

Schlüter-Systems created the new job roles in light of the recent growth in demand for its products With over 10,000 products in its growing range, Schlüter-Systems created the new jobs to ensure that its team continues to offer attentive customer service. The new position of Marketing Communications Coordinator has been filled by Alex Lambert whilst[…]

  • 09 March 2015

09 March 2015

New jobs created by growing SchlUter-Systems

Schlüter-Systems created the new job roles in light of the recent growth in demand for its products With over 10,000 products in its growing range, Schlüter-Systems created the new jobs to ensure that its team continues to offer attentive customer service. The new position of Marketing Communications Coordinator has been filled by Alex Lambert whilst[…]

  • 09 March 2015

19 February 2015

Construction companies advised to prepare for Generation Z

Construction companies must make use of today’s technology to attract the generation that will not be able to remember what life was like without the internet Skill shortages are having a detrimental impact on the construction industry with 43 different sectors now experiencing the effects. Recent results from the Construction News Barometer have shown that[…]

  • 19 February 2015

19 February 2015

Construction apprenticeships encouraged by the BDA

The BDA visited York College for one of its #LOVEBRICK roadshow events. The company is currently developing the programme for 2015 Many companies are unwilling to commit to the lengthy apprenticeship training programme that is required to train the new generation of workers. In a recent proposal, Ed Miliband aims to tackle this by encouraging[…]

  • 19 February 2015

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11 December 2014

What’s in store for construction contractors in 2015 and beyond?

This new infographic produced by Quantic UK shows that the demand for skilled construction professionals is likely to soar in 2015 Construction growth has slowed slightly in the past month or so, which is not uncommon at this time of year, but that doesn’t detract from the fact that the industry has had a very[…]

  • 11 December 2014

  • 05 November 2014