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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Defining Blue status for two major projects

Our teams on Thames Tideway east and Crossrail Bond Street station have achieved Costain's prestigious 'Defining Blue' status for exceptional performance. ->...

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M27 Women in construction day

James writes about the M27 Women in construction day, arranged by BMJV to discuss encouraging women to join the construction industry

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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 Pryce chaired the REC construction sector event on Tues 12 Nov. The agenda included IR35, modern slavery and ex-offender rehabilitation.

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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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