Read the latest construction industry news from the Kalcrest Site Services team.
Increase in job opportunities on infrastructure projects following new contract growth
Published on 30th July 2019
A recent report from Barbour ABI has indicated that the construction industry is showing resilience, with £5.2 billion worth of contracts being awarded in June 2019 – an increase of 5.5% on May.
Competitive construction market highlights the importance of efficient recruitment
Published on 25th April 2019
The importance of having effective recruitment plans and processes in place was again highlighted by the IHS Markit / CIPS Construction PMI report for March 2019, which showed that employment in the sector continued to grow despite a decline in output.
Effective recruitment essential to combat construction skills shortage
Published on 5th March 2019
Skills shortages continued to present challenges for the UK construction sector in the first months of 2019. And with the most recent IHS Markit / CIPS Construction PMI reporting a fall in activity, making sure you hire the right workers is even more essential than before.
Construction job creation remains high as business optimism improves
Published on 7th January 2019
Construction job creation remained high in December, despite a slowdown in business activity towards the end of the year, according to a recent industry report.
Demand for construction workers remains high as sector enjoys increased activity
Published on 15th November 2018
The recruitment team at Kalcrest noticed a sustained increase in the number of construction job vacancies last month, and looking at a recent industry report, we don’t seem to have been alone in identifying the trend.
Construction jobs growth hits highest level since 2015
Published on 12th October 2018
The number of available construction jobs continued to increase last month, fueled by the rapid growth of new business, according to the most recent IHS Markit/CIPS Construction PMI.
Demand for construction workers rises as the sector enjoys a boost in new orders
Published on 20th August 2018
Last month, the recruitment team at Kalcrest noticed a surge in the number of technical construction and trades jobs available. And looking at a recent industry report, this increase in demand for workers appears to have been a trend across the UK.
Construction projects announced in Yorkshire
Published on 29th June 2018
A number of high profile construction projects have been announced across Yorkshire this week. The new developments promise an increase in demand for skilled construction and trades workers in the area over the next few years.
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