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4 May 2018

Shortlisted for CECA Inspiring Change awards

We are shortlisted in two categories for the CECA Inspiring Change awards. VGC Group has been shortlisted for the Inspiring Change Award (workplace category) and Kimberley McGinty, skills and employment adviser, for the individual inspiration award. (The photograph shows Kim delivering a fairness, inclusion and respect session to some of our key influencers.) Supporting diversity

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14 February 2018

Why VGC is supporting the ‘Inspire Me’ campaign

Why has VGC become a supporter of ‘Inspire Me’? We know our industry is facing a skills shortage, exacerbated by Brexit and an ageing workforce. Arcadis research suggests that British construction must recruit over 400,000 people every year between now and 2021 to meet its needs. Women make up more than half the UK population. But

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11 December 2017

FIR commitment: 'Better for Everyone'

VGC is one of the contractors calling on the construction industry to take a stand on fairness, inclusion and respect (FIR). VGC is proud to be one of the initial 36 signatories to the FIR commitment ‘Better for Everyone’ campaign, which launched this week. With an unprecedented number of infrastructure projects in the pipeline, the

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6 November 2017

Additional benefits from behaviour-based safety

Our ongoing commitment to health and safety is producing an unexpected extra bonus. As well as improving site safety culture, ‘Be Safe by Choice with VGC’ has promoted dialogue between staff. VGC’s Be Safe by Choice behaviour-based safety programme includes the appointment of workplace safety champions, our key influencers. The programme equips key influencers with

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23 March 2017

Shortlisted for Construction News Diversity award

We have been selected as a finalist for the Diversity Champion of the Year category 2017 Construction News Award. Shortlisted in this important category are: Balfour Beatty Carillion Highways Interserve Construction Lendlease VGC Group Vinci Construction UK This is because we promote fairness and respect and celebrate diversity across our whole workforce. We have a

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