VGC Academy shortlisted for REC award

VGC has been shortlisted for the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) People Development Business of the Year award for VGC Academy

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Chantal’s ongoing career progression

Chantal Austin has been promoted to quality and compliance manager. She first joined VGC as a resourcer after work experience in 2014....

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Achilles Building Confidence audit success

We have passed the Achilles gold one-day audit to achieve Building Confidence Accreditation, with no non-conformances or adverse comments....

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COVID-19 absence reporting and sick pay (SSP)

COVID-19 coronavirus: guidance for staff on absence reporting and entitlement to statutory sick pay (SSP) if you are ill or asked to self-isolate.

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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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VGC staff gain 120 future-proof NVQ qualifications

Despite the challenges of COVID, we have continued to fund all our training programmes including life-long NVQ qualifications.

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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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Manual handling week campaign success

Our Feb 2021 manual handling week campaign gained 1,886 social media engagements, reduced injuries by 44%, and increased observations by 62%.

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Shortlisted for CN Specialists Training Excellence award

We're delighted that VGC Academy has been shortlisted for the CN Specialists Training Excellence award 2021....

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Shortlisted for BCIA award for Go Beyond The Gates

We're shortlisted for the British Construction Industry award (BCIA) for Community Engagement Initiative of the Year for Go Beyond The Gates

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Staff update meeting June 2021

About our online staff update meeting on 30 June - watch the recording for news including new starters, qualifications and commendations....

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