VGC art competition

To support families, we are holding a VGC art competition. Please send us a landscape pdf or jpeg under 10MB, with an engineering or construction theme.

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Places where you can get financial advice

We have collated a list of places which offer financial advice for people who are worried about their finances during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Seeing the positives at a challenging time

Ciara writes about seeing the positives at this challenging time, including finding new ways to work which may transform flexible working in the future.

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Information about pay during the COVID-19 outbreak

The latest information about the government coronavirus job retention scheme, sick-pay, and funding for people who are self-employed

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Working from home

VGC people across the country are working from home to support our workforce and clients during the coronavirus outbreak.

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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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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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