Read the latest construction industry news from the Kalcrest Site Services team.
100,000 new construction workers needed by 2020
Published on 1st October 2015
Nearly 100,000 new construction workers and engineers need to be recruited and trained by 2020 in order to successfully deliver major infrastructure projects, according to the National Infrastructure Plan for Skills.
Demand for construction workers continues to grow
Published on 8th September 2015
The number of construction jobs in the UK is likely to continue to grow in the coming months as employers remain confident about their prospects, a new industry survey has found.
CPA calls for 'significant investment' in construction skills
Published on 26th August 2015
Significant investment in skills is required if the construction sector is to reach its growth potential in the coming years, a key industry body has warned.
Skills shortage forces construction firms to turn down work
Published on 21st August 2015
The skills shortage has become so severe that two-thirds of small and medium-sized construction firms have had to turn down work due to difficulties finding the right workers.
More construction projects announced for Yorkshire
Published on 20th August 2015
The demand for construction workers in Yorkshire looks set to grow, as plans for several major new projects have been announced.
Bricklayer jobs the most difficult for construction companies to fill
Published on 10th August 2015
Bricklayers, carpenters and joiners are the workers that small and medium construction companies have the greatest difficulty finding to fill jobs, according to new research.
Skills shortage 'hitting construction industry’s hiring plans'
Published on 7th August 2015
Construction and engineering workers are the most in-demand in the UK, but the ongoing skills shortage means employers are having difficulty finding the right staff, a new study has found.
Employers struggling with 'chronic skills shortages'
Published on 23rd July 2015
An increasing number of employers intend to recruit permanent staff in the near future, but expect skills shortages to make it difficult to fill construction and engineering jobs, a new study has found.
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