We’ve won a social value award from Balfour Beatty

VGC received a social value award at the Balfour Beatty Highways conference, presented by Geri Smith, head of sustainability and environment

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December payroll

VGC’s offices will close from Wednesday 23 Dec 2020 to Monday 4 Jan 2020. Here are the payroll arrangements for wages over the holidays.

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The changing landscape of recruitment

Matt writes about the dramatic changes in the process associated with recruiting and mobilising a workforce.

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Virtual work experience during COVID lockdown

With some flexibility and a lot of forward planning, we have been able to offer online work experience to a number of students.

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Recruitment webinars

Our series of recruitment webinars shares future opportunities at VGC. As construction works ramp up across the UK, we are keen to grow our team.

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Our communications during the coronavirus outbreak

During the coronavirus outbreak, we're sending regular communications to all staff, as well as using our website and social media to keep everyone informed.

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CITB funding for VGC Academy leadership and management training

A grant from the CITB will develop VGC Academy’s management training programme. Since we launched the VGC Academy in 2019, most of VGC’s office staff have benefited from the foundation modules of the programme. These helped people to develop skills…

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HSQE training update

Throughout 2020, despite coronavirus, our HSQE team has continued to provide on-site training free of charge to help keep everyone safe.

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Healthy eating week partnership with London Irish

We have partnered with London Irish Rugby Club to remind everyone about healthy eating. The campaign includes a series of three short videos.

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Martyn Price to judge the Balfour Beatty Brathay Apprentice Challenge

Workforce development manager Martyn Price MBE is one of the judges in the Balfour Beatty Brathay Apprentice Challenge on Tuesday 8 Sept.

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Company staff meeting 13 August 2020

We held our first ever online staff meeting last week. Staff joined in on MS Teams from around the country. Watch the recording highlights: Executive chairman Sean Fitzpatrick welcomed everyone, especially our new starters. Managing director Laurence Mckidd described how…

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Construction Leadership Council site operating procedures

The Construction Leadership Council has set out new site operating procedures to keep construction sites operational wherever it is practical and safe.

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