Archive for January 2017

Addressing the Causes of a Skills Shortage in the UK

The words ‘skills shortage’ is something we hear a lot about in the UK.  We might think of this as surprising, given that over time we educate our people more, not less. Ranstad, the dutch human resource company, maintains that, on current trends, the workforce in the UK will have a 3 million worker shortfall…

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Your Ticket to Working in Construction – Getting Your CSCS Card

The Construction Skills Certificate Scheme was introduced in the 1990s when there was a lot of cause for concern over the high numbers of serious accidents happening on building sites in the UK.  Passing the CSCS test indicates that the holder of the card has an industry standard and a basic level of competence and…

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