Social distancing

Social distancing means keeping apart from other people to reduce the transmission of coronavirus and keep you, your colleagues, and your loved ones safe.

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Looking after your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak

It is important to look after your mental and physical wellbeing during the coronavirus outbreak. Some steps you can take to look after your mental health.

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Coronavirus – message to staff 9 March 2020

VGC is committed to keeping everyone well and safe. We ask staff to follow Public Health England advice to stop coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading.

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I’m a qualified mental health first aider now

Nicki writes about her experiences on the MHFA England mental health first aider course: "I loved it, and couldn't wait to go back."

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Is the industry ready for change?

James asks if the industry is ready to change: can construction achieve a more diverse and inclusive workforce by following normal practices?

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Costain Blue status for Bond Street team

The VGC team at Bond Street station has achieved Costain Blue status.The scoring identified VGC as achieving "good consistent performance".

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What will the new immigration system mean to our industry?

Ciara explains concerns about the impact of the new points-based immigration system: "migrant labour is not the same as cheap, unskilled labour."

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2019 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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Proud to support the People Matter charter

On 21 January 2020, VGC took part in the launch of the Supply Chain Sustainability School's People Matter charter in Birmingham

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Patrick’s work is highly commended

At the staff awards in October 2019 Patrick Alexander, IT service desk analyst, was highly commended for his dedication to keeping all our computers working. ->...

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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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