Shortlisted for Better Society awards

We've been shortlisted for two Better Society awards - National Commitment to Skills and Training, and National Commitment to the Community

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Highly commended 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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Our 2021 staff survey results

We had even more responses to our staff survey than last year, and our total net promoter score came out as an impressive 63.5 ....

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Align JV induction

Labour manager Conor McKeon writes about the impressive project induction process for Align JV at the HS2 south portal at Maple Cross....

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VGC staff gain 150 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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Chantal’s ongoing career progression

Chantal Austin has been promoted to quality and compliance manager. She first joined VGC as a resourcer after work experience in 2014....

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Achilles Building Confidence audit success

We have passed the Achilles gold one-day audit to achieve Building Confidence Accreditation, with no non-conformances or adverse comments....

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COVID-19 absence reporting and sick pay (SSP)

COVID-19 coronavirus: guidance for staff on absence reporting and entitlement to statutory sick pay (SSP) if you are ill or asked to self-isolate.

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My favourite money tips for parents

Fiona shares some of her money tips - now that the retail shops are open, and children are on holiday, it could be a very pricey time...

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Virtual school work experience – August 2021

During the week of 2 to 6 August, students from across the UK joined our virtual work experience to learn about careers in construction...

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My placement in CSR at VGC

Read Shani Merchant's blog about her placement working in CSR at VGC, after she met us through Women into Construction....

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Manual handling week campaign success

Our Feb 2021 manual handling week campaign gained 1,886 social media engagements; we've had no back injuries in the eight months since...

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