Pension re-enrolment 2020

We have to re-enrol people into our pension scheme every three years. You can opt out, but it's a good way to save for your retirement. ->...

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December 2019 staff update

At our December staff update we watched VGC's 'year in review' video. The directors thanked staff for their good work during a tough year, and looked ahead to 2020.

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Defining Blue status for two major projects

Our teams on Thames Tideway east and Crossrail Bond Street station have achieved Costain's prestigious 'Defining Blue' status for exceptional performance. ->...

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M27 Women in construction day

James writes about the M27 Women in construction day, arranged by BMJV to discuss encouraging women to join the construction industry

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NEETs in construction – a study

Steve Sugden writes about his research on encouraging NEETs into construction: "Employers, supporting organisations and funding bodies should work together"

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Highly Commended for IRP Corporate and Social Responsibility award

VGC has won a Highly Commended IRP award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practitioner - for our 'go beyond the gates' programme

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Collaborative relationship charter for Heathrow

A new charter frames the way VGC, Danny Sullivan, Morgan Sindall and Heathrow will work together to create a positive local and UK legacy.

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Packed agenda at REC construction sector event

Ciara Pryce chaired the REC construction sector event on Tues 12 Nov. The agenda included IR35, modern slavery and ex-offender rehabilitation.

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2019 London Healthy Workplace awarded at City Hall

VGC was one of 64 businesses to receive a London Healthy Workplace award, collected by HSQE adviser Fiona Dowling at the City Hall ceremony on 18 November.

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CP6 national framework with Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty and VGC have agreed a five-year contract to support Network Rail throughout the UK, including rail projects and CP6 framework.

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Touch rugby to help charity

Congratulations to winners Atkins in the Heathrow 'touch rugby world cup' on 16 October which raised £16,500 for construction charity The Lighthouse Club.

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VGC staff awards recognise values and success

VGC's annual staff celebration on 10 October was a chance to meet socially, look to the future and recognise people's contributions over the past year

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