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9 Tips Improve Construction Company Offer to Acceptance Ratios When Recruiting Quantity Surveyors

UK Staff Recruitment and Retention Quantity Surveying Global

UK QS skills shortage in construction makes this one of the hardest job roles to fill. Here are ideas to improve conversion ratios and save hiring managers time…

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12 Points to Assess Whether Expert Witness Work is for You

Quantum Delay Claims and Dispute Quantity Surveying Construction Planning Career Advice Global

Get our 12 step checklist to see if moving into the construction Expert Witness sector is for you – particularly useful for Quantity Surveyors and Planners…

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Can Construction Be Automated?

Innovation in Construction Career Advice Global

Automation is predicted to take 600,000 jobs from the construction industry – construction professionals will need to upskill to remain competitive…

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Top 5 Reasons Running Your Own Projects at Smaller Contractor is a Good Career Move for Quantity Surveyors

Career Advice UK Quantity Surveying Global

If you're a QS not currently getting the opportunity to manage your own projects, the growing number of small-medium sized UK contractors might be right for you…

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Industry News

Salini inks $14bn civils deal for Texas high-speed rail

Salini Impregilo has signed a design-build agreement potentially worth up to US$14bn (£11.2bn) for the planned high-speed railway between Houston and Dallas in Texas, USA.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 16 September, 08:54 Read more »

North Lanarkshire pilots ‘off the shelf’ housing

North Lanarkshire Council is to work with housing developers under a pilot scheme involving the purchase of ‘off the shelf’ homes.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 16 September, 08:52 Read more »

Inverness link road plans move forward

Transport Scotland has published the draft orders and an environmental assessment for the planned A9/A96 Inshes to Smithton link road on the outskirts of Inverness.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 16 September, 08:51 Read more »

RG Carter picked for £20m Hatfield housing scheme

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has signed a pre-construction services agreement with contractor RG Carter for a sheltered housing development.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 16 September, 08:31 Read more »

Roofer fined £53k after fatal scaffold fall

A roofing contractor has been fined £53,000 after an employee fell to his death from a ladder while climbing off a scaffold tower in Aberdeen.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 16 September, 08:10 Read more »
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