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.

CECA: Construction Talent Retention Scheme Will Safeguard Industry

Civils contractors today described the Construction Leadership Council’s Talent Retention Scheme, announced by the Chancellor at today’s Summer Statement, as a ‘vital’ component of safeguarding the infrastructure sector and protecting jobs. The Construction Leadership Council’s Talent Retention Scheme (CLC TRS) was conceived to help talented individuals showcase their experience and expertise and help businesses find

CECA: Summer Statement Provides Welcome Steps To Support Trainees & Apprenticeships

Civils contractors today welcomed steps the Chancellor of the Exchequer has taken to protect jobs as the furlough scheme winds down this autumn. Commenting, Chief Executive of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) Alasdair Reisner said: “The Chancellor’s Summer Statement contained important initiatives to protect jobs as the furlough scheme comes to an end. “We

Costain Skanska Joint Venture Delivers Significant Social Value To Communities In London

The Costain Skanska joint venture (CSjv) team working in partnership with HS2 has today shared details of its legacy programme that has created vast numbers of local jobs, invested in SMEs and challenged the stereotypical diversity of a construction project. These outcomes known under the term ‘Social Value’ support the long-term wellbeing and resilience of