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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We’ve won two Inspire awards

In the Inspire Awards ceremony (online) on 8 July, VGC was awarded 'Most Inspiring Employer' and 'Most Inspiring Employment Initiative'....

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Shortlisted for Construction News award for Training Excellence

VGC Academy is shortlisted for a Construction News Training Excellence award for our 'positive and progressive approach' to staff development

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VGC renews sponsorship of London GAA Intermediate Football

We’re continuing to sponsor the London GAA Intermediate Football Championship, part of our CSR programme to support our local communities.

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Energy and Utilities Skills Partnership award

We have been recognised by the Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership with a Procurement Skills Accord award for 2021.

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Joanne’s CIPP studies pay off

Payroll manager Joanne O'Hara has achieved her CIPP (Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals) Foundation degree in Payroll Management.

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Supporting our people to gain 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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Defining Blue status for Tideway team

Our team on Thames Tideway east has achieved Costain's prestigious 'Defining Blue' status for exceptional performance for Q3 and Q4 of 2020.

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Another successful week of virtual work experience

45 students joined VGC's "inspiring" April virtual work experience, which they said was "a fantastic opportunity", "very worthwhile" and "fun".

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