Welcome Andrew O’Callaghan, contracts director

We are delighted to welcome Andrew O'Callaghan to VGC Projects as contracts director, to work closely with managing director Jacques Kriel.

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We’re an approved Kickstart employer

We are pleased to have been approved for new Kickstart government funding to support young people into long term work in the industry.

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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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Mayor opens new Solihull office

We were delighted to welcome Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street for the official opening of our new office in Solihull.

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Masks and face coverings

What's the difference between a mask and a face covering? Dust masks, provided as part of construction work PPE, vs fabric face coverings to stop COVID19

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International Women’s Day 2021

For International Women's Day, we celebrated some of the excellent women who work for VGC as technical, engineering, office and site staff.

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Students vote virtual work experience week a success

The 40 students who took part in our virtual work experience week during February half-term described it as 'really inspiring'.

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RIP Emeka-Samuel Ebuzoeme

We were very sad to hear about the death of  Emeka-Samuel Ebuzoeme, who passed away from COVID-19 in late January 2021.

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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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About the VGC Academy

We established the VGC Academy in 2019 to bring all our learning and development activities under one umbrella.

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National Apprenticeship Week

Workforce development manager Martyn Price MBE writes about National Apprenticeship Week and the opportunities to grow people's careers.

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