VGC wins a Procurement Skills Accord award 2020

VGC is one of 46 companies recognised by the Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership to win the Procurement Skills Accord award for 2019 - 2020

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Free online learning courses

Coronavirus could be a good time to learn some new skills. If you'd like to take the opportunity to do some extra learning, here are some online courses.

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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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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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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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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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Packed agenda at REC construction sector event

Ciara writes: I was delighted to once again chair the REC construction sector event in London on Tuesday 12 November. We had an absolutely packed and diverse agenda. The event kicked off with Lewina Farrell, REC lawyer. Lewina updated us on…

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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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Students enjoy summer internships with VGC

Year 12 students Ryan and Omar enjoyed four weeks’ work experience at VGC this summer. The paid internships were part of our partnership with UK-wide charity Career Ready. Omar Miah from Westminster Kingsway College and Ryan Waite from Queens’ School,…

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New workforce development manager

We are delighted to welcome Martyn Price MBE as our new head of workforce development. He will work with colleagues across VGC to plan how we will develop our workforce’s skills. This will allow us to meet our clients’ requirements,…

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