December payroll

VGC’s offices will close from Thursday 23 Dec 2021 to Tuesday 4 Jan 2021. Here are the payroll arrangements for wages over the holidays.

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Align JV induction

Labour manager Conor McKeon writes about the impressive project induction process for Align JV at the HS2 south portal at Maple Cross....

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My favourite money tips for parents

Fiona shares some of her money tips - now that the retail shops are open, and children are on holiday, it could be a very pricey time...

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Virtual school work experience – August 2021

During the week of 2 to 6 August, students from across the UK joined our virtual work experience to learn about careers in construction...

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My placement in CSR at VGC

Read Shani Merchant's blog about her placement working in CSR at VGC, after she met us through Women into Construction....

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What we did during MHAW

I'm so pleased with the way everyone at VGC has really engaged with MHAW (Mental Health Awareness Week)  this year. 

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness week is to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illness, and strategies for attaining mental wellness.

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NPORS success to help women into the construction industry

Valentina, Jennifer and Dana have passed their NPORS plant and vehicle marshal training and are set for a great career in construction.

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Empowering people, behaviours and decisions

At VGC we empower our people to develop behaviours and make decisions that align with our competency framework and support our values.

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Why make safety personal training is important to me

Richard writes about delivering make safety personal (MSP) training to 200+ people since January 2020 on Balfour Beatty sites across the UK.

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Manual handling training on HS2

Ben describes face-to-face manual handling training - visiting people at their place of work, to make sure they are lifting safely.

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Getting the COVID vaccine

Zena has had the COVID vaccine: "It was really easy and didn't hurt at all; the system was most efficient and everyone was very pleasant."

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