Taking on the UK Construction Skills Shortage

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Full article with thanks to: chas.co.uk/blog/tackling-construction-skills-shortage According to the Open University Business Barometer, 2020 has seen UK organisations spend £6.6 billion to plug short-term gaps resulting from skills shortages this year. Here, we look at what is meant by a skills shortage in the UK and what can be done about the skills shortage in construction. What Is a Skills Shortage … Read More

UK Construction Sector Need Over 200,000 New Workers by 2025

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Full article with thanks to: citb.co.uk/about-citb/construction-industry-research-reports/construction-skills-network-csn-2021-25 Construction has bounced back quicker than expected from the Covid-19 pandemic and the industry will reach 2019 levels of output in 2022. By 2025, the industry will need to recruit an additional 217,000 new workers just to meet demand. That’s the forecast of the Construction Skills Network (CSN) 2021-25, published by CITB today. According … Read More