Stop. make a Change

On 18 April 2017, organisations from across the UK infrastructure sector took part in Stop. Make a Change. Sites, offices and production facilities downed tools to focus on working together to build a healthier, safer industry. More than 60 companies across 1,000 sites and more than 60,000 employees took part. In 2018 Stop. Make a Change expands to cover the whole of the UK construction industry. It will run for two weeks, from 16 to 27 April 2018 and will focus on mental health and plant safety.

Public Procurement Review Service

Have you ever had a concern about a public sector contract? Have you experienced late payment by the public sector? Maybe the Cabinet Office can help. The Public Procurement Review Service is the new name for the successful Mystery Shopper scheme that allows suppliers to raise concerns anonymously about public sector procurement. It has helped

CECA: Shock Drop In Contractors’ Workloads Raises Fears For UK Economy

Civils contractors experienced a shock drop in their workloads in the last quarter of 2018, according to a survey published today. Members of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) reported that after two consecutive quarters of growth, workloads fell in 2018 Q4, according to 3 per cent of British firms, on balance. CECA’s Workload Trends

Can Engineering Companies Really Afford To Ignore Apprenticeships?

2019 is shaping up to be a truly exciting year for apprenticeships. Already it’s been a great start, with the launch of the new apprenticeship ‘Fire It Up’ campaign in January – which focuses on changing the ‘not-for-me’ mindset towards apprenticeships and is making a significant splash across TV, billboards, digital and social channels. Thousands