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March 3, 2015

Three out of four construction firms have no apprentices

There has been a 30% increase in the number of construction companies taking on apprentices but more than three-quarters make no room for them. A survey […]
February 9, 2015

Nearly half of surveying firms are turning down work

The skills shortage in the construction industry is such that the surveying profession is becoming unable to meet demand. A survey of members by the Royal […]
December 6, 2014

Morgan Sindall brings in US firms for nuclear work

Morgan Sindall has signed a co-operation agreement with two US companies to pitch for work in the UK nuclear sector. Morgan Sindall will work with The […]
February 24, 2014

Construction firms urged to get involved with careers guidance in schools

Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) chairman James Wates is calling on employers to get involved in schools’ careers guidance after research found that children were being […]
February 23, 2014

Building services firms report market improvements

M&E contractors saw their order and enquiries rise in the second half of last year, according to a survey members of the Building & Engineering Services […]
February 4, 2014

BuildSurrey plans £60m boost for local firms

Surrey County Council is set to approve the letting of £60m of construction work through its BuildSurrey website. Approximately 30 primary school construction contracts worth £50m […]