Graduate engineer now incorporated ICE member

Bob Hayre, who joined VGC's ICE-approved graduate training scheme in 2015, has achieved incorporated membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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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 writes: I was delighted to once again chair the REC construction sector event in London on Tuesday 12 November. We had an absolutely packed and diverse agenda. The event kicked off with Lewina Farrell, REC lawyer.¬†Lewina updated us on…

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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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Richard Wheeler wins Skanska safety award

HSQE manager Richard Wheeler has won an Injury-Free Environment (IFE) safety award, presented at Skanska's Zero Accident Forum

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Women into Construction award

VGC has received a special commendation award for supporting Women into Construction. The award citation reads: “Your excellent contribution has directly resulted in increased participation of women in the construction industry”. VGC has been a key supporter of Women into…

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VGC signs up to Ban the Box

We have signed up to the Ban the Box campaign, as part of VGC’s commitment to give ex-offenders a second chance. Ban the Box is a national campaign to create a fair chance for ex-offenders. It asks employers to remove…

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