Align JV induction

Labour manager Conor McKeon writes about the impressive project induction process for Align JV at the HS2 south portal at Maple Cross....

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Achilles Building Confidence audit success

We have passed the Achilles gold one-day audit to achieve Building Confidence Accreditation, with no non-conformances or adverse comments....

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COVID-19 absence reporting and sick pay (SSP)

COVID-19 coronavirus: guidance for staff on absence reporting and entitlement to statutory sick pay (SSP) if you are ill or asked to self-isolate.

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My favourite money tips for parents

Fiona shares some of her money tips - now that the retail shops are open, and children are on holiday, it could be a very pricey time...

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Manual handling week campaign success

Our Feb 2021 manual handling week campaign gained 1,886 social media engagements, reduced injuries by 44%, and increased observations by 62%.

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What we did during MHAW

I'm so pleased with the way everyone at VGC has really engaged with MHAW (Mental Health Awareness Week)  this year. 

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness week is to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illness, and strategies for attaining mental wellness.

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Empowering people, behaviours and decisions

At VGC we empower our people to develop behaviours and make decisions that align with our competency framework and support our values.

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Defining Blue status for Tideway team

Our team on Thames Tideway east has achieved Costain's prestigious 'Defining Blue' status for exceptional performance for Q3 and Q4 of 2020.

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RISQS audit success

We have successfully passed our annual RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) audit to work on the rail infrastructure.

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Why make safety personal training is important to me

Richard writes about delivering make safety personal (MSP) training to 200+ people since January 2020 on Balfour Beatty sites across the UK.

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Masks and face coverings

What's the difference between a mask and a face covering? Dust masks, provided as part of construction work PPE, vs fabric face coverings to stop COVID19

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