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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CP6 national framework with Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty and VGC have agreed a five-year contract to support Network Rail throughout the UK, including rail projects and CP6 framework.

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Touch rugby to help charity

Congratulations to winners Atkins in the Heathrow 'touch rugby world cup' on 16 October which raised £16,500 for construction charity The Lighthouse Club.

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VGC staff awards recognise values and success

VGC's annual staff celebration on 10 October was a chance to meet socially, look to the future and recognise people's contributions over the past year

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Richard Wheeler wins Skanska safety award

HSQE manager Richard Wheeler has won an Injury-Free Environment (IFE) safety award, presented at Skanska's Zero Accident Forum

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Women into Construction award

VGC has received a special commendation award for supporting Women into Construction. The award citation reads: “Your excellent contribution has directly resulted in increased participation of women in the construction industry”. VGC has been a key supporter of Women into…

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VGC signs up to Ban the Box

We have signed up to the Ban the Box campaign, as part of VGC’s commitment to give ex-offenders a second chance. Ban the Box is a national campaign to create a fair chance for ex-offenders. It asks employers to remove…

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National Inclusion Week 2019

To mark National Inclusion Week 2019, skills and employment adviser Kimberley McGinty has been asking people what 'inclusion' means to them.

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Face-fit testing RPE (respiratory protective equipment)

Ben visits the M4 smart motorway project each month to carry out face-fit testing, so anyone who has to wear a dust mask knows how to fit it correctly.

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My work experience at VGC

Alexandra writes I have just completed a week’s work experience with VGC, which gave me an insight into the construction industry. I started working in the marketing department with Zena Wigram. I learned the importance of promoting the company in…

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A weekend of charity fundraising

This weekend saw 11 VGC employees (plus two supporters) running a total of 112km for State of Mind Sport. On 7 September Chelsey, Jason, Zena, Emma, Melanie, Patrick, Ellie and Alex (left) tackled 5km of Rough Runner. During the night,…

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