Monthly Archives - October 2014

200,000 Builders Wanted!

0Post Date: October 16, 2014

More Training Required to Meet Demand for Construction Workers
In his address to the Young Builder of the Year Awards, at the House of Commons on 15th October 2014, Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP, President of Youthbuild UK, highlighted the skills shortage facing the Construction industry. He expained that in every recession training and apprenticeships were severely curtailed and that tens of thousands of older workers left the industry, never to return. Therefore when construction demand picked up a huge skills gap […]

Brett is the 2014 Young Builder of the Year

0Post Date: October 16, 2014

The Winners of the 2014 Young Builder of the Year Awards were announced at the House of Commons on 15th October
Brett Barlow of Chevin Housing, Wakefield, was chosen as the 2014 Young Builder of the Year. He has had to overcome a series of traumatic family events before qualiying as a joiner.

Brett pictured with Youthbuild UK President Rt Hon Nick Raynsford MP and Baroness Smith of Basildon
Our congratulations to all the 2014 finalists, who have overcome personal barriers to […]