Many Scottish construction companies don’t realise there is funding and support available to help them with business growth and resilience, an AM Bid #LinkedInLive session on building resilience help for construction sector SMEs has discussed.
Glasgow City Council has enlisted Austin-Smith:Lord to lead a multi-disciplinary team of local and international consultants to prepare pioneering planning frameworks for the future of four city centre districts.
Property and investment firm Osborne+Co has submitted plans to create a mixed-use development in Glasgow city centre which would include the refurbishment of the Met Tower to create 120,000 sq ft of Grade A office space and a new 260-bed hotel.
Sir Robert McAlpine is to sponsor a pioneering new venture which will offer skills training to 16-18-year olds focusing on new digital methods of construction. Career Colleges Trust has approved the City of Glasgow College to be the first to offer the trailblazing initiative.
A partnership between Sir Robert McAlpine, City of Glasgow College and Equate Scotland has been launched to support construction businesses throughout the UK to attract and retain more women in the industry.
An ambitious young school leaver from Motherwell is the first person to take part in a ground-breaking new trainee manager’s scheme with Bellway Homes Limited (Scotland West). Morgan Lindsay, who attended Dalziel High School, started training this week to become an assistant site manager with
The inaugural National Construction Skills & Innovation Summit, held at City of Glasgow College, confronted the challenges and opportunities which exist in an increasingly competitive and technologically disrupted industry. Presentations, panel discussions and demonstrations centred on
City of Glasgow College is to host an event that will hear from key industry influencers and include presentations, panel discussions and demonstrations around the themes of innovation, skills and sustainability. The National Construction Skills & Innovation Summit takes place on April 30 at the
Secondary pupils from schools in Glasgow, Stirling, Perth and Musselburgh took part in a two-day traditional building skills event held at the Scottish Parliament this week. The hands-on practical workshops provided 13 to 15 year olds with the chance to discover more about traditional skills apprent
Recommendations to help close the skills gap in the UK construction industry were highlighted at a recent event held in Glasgow. Over 30 employer organisations from across the construction industry attended a Construct your Future event organised by BCTG Construct – a consortium of educators led b
City of Glasgow College is helping to address a technical skills supply shortage faced by the country’s construction industry. A partnership with Building Contractors Training Group (BCTG) and Learn, Direct & Build (LDB) aims to transform how supervisor construction training programmes are del