[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Since the UK lockdown has begun to ease the construction sector has been firing on all cylinders to get the economy back on track.  Projects across the industry have not only seen the green light, but new government proposals...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]For all the sectors that have been dramatically hit by the global coronavirus pandemic, the one sector which has remained strong in the face of change is the construction sector.  While some sites were temporarily closed, many construction projects...

Although not as densely populated as London, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk will not be immune to the uncertainty Covid-19 will present. With the situation changing on a day by day basis -this is creating big challenges for Site Managers and Project teams- to ensure they are prepared...

If you’re currently seeking a new role in the construction sector, now may be an ideal time to learn about the future skills employers want you to have.  Getting your foot through the door, and gaining strong career prospects can all stem from developing your skills.  According...

In a report by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority, the UK construction industry is considered to be a high-risk sector for modern slave labour.  While this may come as a surprise to some, reported cases of slavery have increased 35% year on year across the...

A critical challenge facing the construction industry is a skills shortage, but as a candidate, this could be a golden opportunity to make yourself in demand.  In the next five years, it’s estimated that 320,000 jobs could be created within the industry.  However, the Federation of Master...

Mental health has seen an enormous amount of media coverage in 2019. With the Royals beginning their Heads Together Campaign and mental health charity Mind campaigning across social media with well-known celebrities discussing their mental health experiences. However, one area that remains to see a staggering...

In a recent study by Hitachi Finance, 22% of UK SME construction companies are seeking opportunities abroad.  Since the uncertainty of Brexit, small businesses have been looking at new markets overseas to achieve growth.  Described by Managing Director at Hitachi as a “clear sign that businesses are...

Digital Construction Week is the only UK event dedicated to the digital innovation of construction, engineering, manufacturing, and operation.  As the largest conference that brings together industry influencers, solution providers and innovators, it demonstrates how technology is shaping the future for construction companies.  The week provides us...