Hobbies, music and nature make you happier

Research results show that taking up a hobby, being outside close to nature, and listening to music can all help make people happier.

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Construction Leadership Council site operating procedures

The Construction Leadership Council has set out new site operating procedures to keep construction sites operational wherever it is practical and safe.

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Safe working during coronavirus – overview

Safe working information for all VGC staff working during coronavirus - to keep yourself, your colleagues and your family safe.

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Competency cards during the coronavirus outbreak

Information on renewing CSCS, Sentinel, SSSTS, SMSTS and London Underground competency cards during the coronavirus outbreak

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VGC staff photographs

Thank you to everyone who has sent in photographs of what they are doing during the coronavirus outbreak - please keep them coming.

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Sleeping in a heatwave – 20 tips for keeping cool

If you're struggling to sleep during the heatwave, here are 20 ways to keep cool, from sheets in the fridge to opening the loft hatch.

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Staff mental health survey results

Responses to our mental health survey suggest staff are looking after their mental health by getting fresh air, talking to friends, and taking exercise.

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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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VGC wins a Procurement Skills Accord award 2020

VGC is one of 46 companies recognised by the Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership to win the Procurement Skills Accord award for 2019 - 2020

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Keeping mentally healthy – adapting to the new normal

Life is now significantly different to before coronavirus. What may have been looked upon as unusual was, within a matter of days, the new normal.

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Mental Health Awareness Week – a blog by our wellbeing ambassador

For Mental Health Awareness Week, VGC's wellbeing ambassador Fiona Dowling offers tips for getting through these difficult times.

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A14 C2H reopens eight months early

Congratulations to everyone involved in the A14 C2H project, which has opened to traffic eight months ahead of schedule. The permanent roadworks have been removed, and the national 70mph speed limit restored. This was originally scheduled for December 2020. While…

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