• Scoring high on apprentice schemes

    London South Bank University (LSBU) marked National Apprenticeship Week in February by celebrating its continuing high ranking in a league of higher education apprenticeship providers in England that uses data collated by the Department for Education.
  • Welcome Message March 2021

    The CABE Board election results are in and it is my great pleasure to welcome back to the Board Richard Smith, who has been elected Vice President. He will serve a four-year term starting later this year, including a year as President commencing in May 2023.
  • CABE Annual Conference and Exhibition

    Bolder and more accessible than ever, CABE is stepping into the world of hybrid events with both a virtual and in-person offering
  • Constructing exellence

    Gilbert & Goode was awarded Highly Commended Building Project of the Year for its affordable housing development at Praze-An-Beeble, Cornwall, and the firm’s Pre-Construction Manager Callum Yeowell was named Future Leader at the Constructing Excellence South West awards, held online in December.
  • HS2 2021 graduate recruitment scheme

    HS2 has offered the opportunity to join one of Europe’s biggest infrastructure projects with a two-year graduate recruitment scheme.
  • The chain

    Goods supply chain issues in 2020 caused delays and annoyance, but these aren’t the only supply chain risk, says CHAS.
  • EasyBuild

    Carol Massay, CEO of construction software specialists, EasyBuild UK, has joined the Hertfordshire Chamber Of Commerce Directors’ Board.
  • Beard

    Alan Beard was the third-generation head at the helm of the construction firm that was started by his grandfather and continues to bear the family name.
  • Wates Construction

    Dan Sadler has taken the role of Off-Site Manufacturing Director, to lead the expansion and development of Prism – Wates Construction’s award-winning off-site manufacturing business in Coventry.
  • Duct

    Stuart Mawhinney has been appointed the new Managing Director at Duct Products, following the retirement of Des Collins, who co-founded the company in 1987.
  • Social value

    How much is social value worth to a business, asks Be Ethical Training?
  • Leadership in tackling the climate emergency

    Action to confront the climate emergency is at the forefront of the Society for the Environment’s (SocEnv) work, and, with the eyes of the world on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in November, SocEnv is committed to helping individuals and organisations make 2021 a year of substantive change.
  • Building back better

    Tim Oakley, Head Consultant at the London Housing Consortium, paints a post-Covid picture of public sector procurement
  • Building around people

    Geoffrey Makstutis, Subject Lead for Construction and Art and Design at Pearson, offers an opinion on ethics and asks ‘Who are buildings for?’
  • Mabey Hire

    With 35 years’ experience in construction, Tony O’Donnell has been appointed as Engineering Director at Mabey Hire.
  • Kingdom Housing Association

    Freya Lees has been re-elected as Chair of the Fife-based association, with Linda Leslie and Laurie Naumann as Vice Chairs.
  • Engineering adverts reimagined

    Openreach is radically changing the language it uses in its recruitment adverts after new research from Exeter University revealed that hidden bias deters more than half of female applicants.
  • EU trade deal

    Following the EU trade deal reached in December 2020, the construction industry is relieved that the worry of tariffs and quotas has apparently been avoided.
  • Industry Opinion

    Dan Grimshaw explains why he walks away if the process involves competitive tender and is based on cost alone
  • Ibstock

    UK clay and concrete building materials manufacturer Ibstock has announced its new sales structure, with a number of senior appointments to the commercial leadership team within its clay division.