Who are the #BEinspired speakers – inspiring women in construction?

Did you know that women constitute just 14% of construction industry professionals[1]? This under representation could be a consequence of not always recognising the viability and the excitement the built environment has to offer. It is therefore great to see and hear form women making boundless impact for economic, public and environmental benefit, and why the … Continue reading “Who are the #BEinspired speakers – inspiring women in construction?”

BRE to provide sustainable development training to senior Chinese Government officials

The BRE Group has entered into a collaboration with the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) the leading Chinese government body responsible for providing international training to senior officials in the national, regional and local Government and to leading industrialists. The training will focus on sustainable development and resilience in the built environment as China’s … Continue reading “BRE to provide sustainable development training to senior Chinese Government officials”

Study a University of Hertfordshire part time BA (Hons) Construction Management

This programme aims to provide the education and skills to enable employers to develop a suitably qualified workforce of construction site managers. Students will also be provided with a Professional Mentor to support them in the process of applying for CIOB professional recognition (with the CIOB e portfolio). The programme has been developed in close … Continue reading “Study a University of Hertfordshire part time BA (Hons) Construction Management”

Survey findings reveal industry views on the construction skills gaps

Industry needs to work harder to promote a professional & positive image The first Boardroom to Building Site survey was launched by BRE last month at Ecobuild, providing some stark reading in terms of the skills shortages which we discovered in key growth areas for the construction industry’s future development. However, by initiating a regular … Continue reading “Survey findings reveal industry views on the construction skills gaps”

Building Information Management: Addressing the skills gap

A BRE Academy report launched at Ecobuild earlier in March has revealed that BIM and management skills, key to future development, are seen as lacking on a wider industry as well as an individual or organisational basis. This comes at a crucial time, only weeks away from Government’s mandate deadline, when all centrally procured public sector … Continue reading “Building Information Management: Addressing the skills gap”