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A campaign to attract more people into careers in construction kicks off this month, as 16 Scottish construction sites welcome in members of the public for special tours – including a world-leading research facility at the University of Glasgow.

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A campaign to attract more people into careers in construction kicks off this month as 23 Scottish construction sites including Glasgow’s famous Queen Street train station pull back their hoardings for public tours. Open Doors 2019 which is delivered by Build UK in partnership with CITB will t

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The decision of Build UK to publicise the payment performance of its leading member companies has caused consternation among the construction sector. Figures published by the trade body revealed that not one of its top 24 contractor members pays supply chain invoices within an average of 30 days.

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  Captain- Hook and Peter Pan launch Open Doors 2018 at the Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust in Dumfries. Photo Credit: Mark Runnacles Photography

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The construction sector has come together to warn the UK government of the dangers of the industry facing a ‘cliff edge’ regarding access to EU workers. In an unprecedented show of unity, seven of the construction industry’s major trade bodies have set out what they believe to be the sector’

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Patricia Gibson MP and Kenny Gibson MSP meet Kier Group apprentices Patricia Gibson, MP for North Ayrshire and Arran, and Kenny Gibson, MSP for Cunninghame North, visited the site of Garnock Community Campus last week as part of a week-long campaign to get more people into the construction industry.

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The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh will open its dorrs as part of the event The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) and Build UK have joined forces for a week of exclusive, behind-the-scenes events at some of the best building sites in Scotland.

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A skills shortage among white collar staff increasingly hampers expansion among UK construction firms, a new survey has revealed. The year’s first State of Trade Survey by Build UK has shown that labour supply continues to be a cause for concern with members reporting widespread difficulties in re

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