4 March 2022

A record-breaking year for social value at VGC Group

A record-breaking year for social value at VGC Group VGC is celebrating after achieving a record-breaking £18m of social value delivered in 2021 through our recruitment / employment activities and corporate social responsibility programmes.   The programme covered a vast range of activity from working with young people, engaging with schools, supporting ex-offenders, volunteering, supporting

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23 February 2022

HS2 report identifies earthworks savings of £300m a year for UK infrastructure sector 

A new study has found that the UK’s infrastructure sector could save an enormous £300 million a year by changing how it manages earthworks projects.   The report comes from HS2, in conjunction with the Infrastructure Industry Innovation Partnership (i3P) and Expedition Engineering. A total of 28 organisations were involved in the research, including some

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23 February 2022

£31m of new UK Government funding confirmed for floating offshore wind projects 

The UK Government has announced a total of £31 million in new grant funding for the offshore wind sector, earmarked for the development of innovative floating offshore wind technologies.   The funding comes from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), through its Floating Offshore Wind Demonstration Programme. But ultimately, the money is

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20 January 2022

Tom Geraty starts his new role as Trainee Resourcing and Compliance Assistant

Congratulations to Thomas Geraty for starting in the role of Trainee Resourcing and Compliance Assistant.   After starting with VGC in 2021 in the resourcing team as part of the government kickstart programme, Thomas has proved himself to be an invaluable member of the team supporting candidate attraction and onboarding processes.   He has made

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17 January 2022

Chris Hoyle, joins VGC Group as Finance Director!

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Chris Hoyle, as Finance Director for the VGC Group, who joins the team today! This is an important appointment and is part of a planned process to enable Sam Balasandaram to transition to retirement during 2022. We are incredibly grateful to Sam for his incredible support, hard work

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13 December 2021

Go beyond awards shortlist 2021

The shortlist for VGC's 2021 Go Beyond awards. CEO Laurence Mckidd thanked all who were nominated for living our values.

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30 November 2021

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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29 November 2021

December payroll

VGC’s offices will close from Thursday 23 Dec 2021 to Tuesday 4 Jan 2021. Here are the payroll arrangements for wages over the holidays.

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26 November 2021

VGC Academy is highly commended in REC awards

VGC was Highly Commended for VGC Academy in the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) People Development Business of the Year awards

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25 November 2021

Award-winning year for VGC

2021 has been a highly successful year to date, and we’ve continued to win key industry awards for our work and initiatives.

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