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.
Benefits of hiring technical staff through a recruitment agency
Published on 11th June 2019
Hiring the right staff is essential for the successful delivery of any construction project, and using in-house recruitment can often be difficult and time consuming to manage - especially when technical staff are required quickly.
Partnering with an external specialist construction recruitment agency could help you free up internal resource, while still finding the best candidates to fill your vacancies.
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.
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.
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.
Hiring the right construction workers is now more important than ever
Published on 5th October 2017
Recruiting the right workers is vital to the success of your construction project at any point in time. But with the most recent UK Construction PMI showing a fall in activity, finding the right people with the right skills is more important than ever.
UK construction industry set for growth in Q2
Published on 21st July 2017
The construction industry is set for further growth in Q2, according to the latest Barbour ABI market review report.
Build UK to develop industry-wide recruitment strategy
Published on 1st November 2016
As a result of the recent Construction News Summit Skills Hack, Build UK have been tasked with developing an industry-wide recruitment strategy aimed at inspiring people to join the industry.
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