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 working on Thames Tideway east has achieved Costain's prestigious 'Defining Blue' status for exceptional performance for the whole of 2019.

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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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RISQS audit success

We have successfully passed our annual RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) audit to work on the rail infrastructure.

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West Midlands construction gateway training

We are pleased to be playing a key part in a new six-week pre-employment construction gateway for new entrants to the construction industry.

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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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Manual handling week campaign success

We decided to make 22-26 February 2021 manual handling week - our campaign reduced injuries and increased observations.

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2020 staff survey results

Thank you everyone who filled in our staff survey to help us improve. Lots of people said VGC looks after people, pays them on time, and communicates well.

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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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