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Construction Matters... and so do you

Through collaboration and a unified voice, UK construction can make itself heard like never before, shout about its positive impact on our society, and educate the wider population on its importance.

Forming part of a wider campaign that harnesses the power of social media and national press to champion our industry, the UK Construction Week blog – Construction Matters – aims to provide an invaluable platform for both industry stakeholders and innovative brands to address the key themes and topics facing UK construction today.

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geared-up-and-ready-to-go-the-time-is-right-for-timber Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association, explains why innovative timber construction is the only way to meet government housing targets, and why offsite's key players are lining up to take centre stage. The dust has now settled following the launch of the Housing White...

Construction Matters in this General Election

18/04/2017, 15:26 | By: Nathan Garnett | #Collaboration
construction-matters-in-this-general-election Following Theresa May’s surprise announcement of a snap general election, UK Construction Week's Nathan Garnett, stresses the importance of construction to the UK's economy and calls on the industry to fight against the noise of what could become EU Referendum Number 2. It hardly seems we get a year...

Changing, Gaming and Training

10/04/2017, 09:27 | By: Sarah Davis | #Skills
changing-gaming-and-training Sarah Davis is CEO of Skills4Stem, a skills and succession planning consultancy with a focus within the built environment. She reflects on how innovative approaches to skills analysis might help better prepare the industry for the challenges of tomorrow. If we look ahead – the next 5, 10 or 15 years...
addressing-the-skills-shortage-through-diversity-and-inclusion Christina Riley, Founder of LGBT Construct, discusses the impact of Brexit on UK construction, the importance of a dynamic skilled workforce, and why we must change the culture of the industry through collaboration on the diversity agenda. Last week the government triggered Article 50 and Brexit...