Mind the gap – how can the construction industry tackle its skills shortage?
- Published: 06 September 2016
According to a recent report, 230,000 construction jobs are set to be created throughout the UK by 2020. The main driver for this increase in UK construction jobs is that the industry is under pressure to achieve one million new homes by 2020. However, with a skills shortage already evident, many stakeholders are wondering how the target will be met. It is imperative that all areas – from planning and building control through to construction – play their part, including the increased use of innovative technologies such as iApply.