The Covid-19 Pandemic has thrown up a multitude of challenges for the UK civil engineering sector. Many of the immediate challenges we face are significant and, at times, can almost appear overwhelming. However, it is vital that as an industry we don’t resort to short-termism. Making the wrong moves now can result in otherwise avoidable long term issues.

Savanna Mitchell & Jamie Porter look back and review the last year within the Engineering Consultancy section.

Constructing Futures is now in its fifth year helping recent Graduates into employment through part-time unpaid job shadow placements. We took some time to catch up with Ironside Farrar, one of the organisations we’ve dealt with over that time, for their thoughts on how the service has worked for them.

Day 6 of our #12DaysofSuccess celebrates our temporary workers and the excellent service our temporary division provides year in and year out.

We get to know our freelance Site Engineers pretty well to help you get the right candidate first time.

Katie’s latest blog discusses how working freelance in construction and engineering doesn’t mean that career progression goes on hold.

Last night Grant Dalziel and Steven Murray attended the Young Professionals in Renewables Networking (YPiRN) Event being held at the Glasgow Science centre to hear the industries thoughts on the upcoming challenges we are going to be facing in the market and potential solutions to these problems.

Great night last night spent with the George Leslie guys!

Are you an employer who has experienced issues with getting workers started on site due to the lack of a Personal Track Safety (PTS) card? Or are you the worker who has experienced the issue in getting a job in the rail sector due to the lack of a PTS card? If so, you’re not alone.

Contract Scotland Senior Consultants David Brunton & Jamie Porter enjoyed a day out in Edinburgh visiting what is to become one of the largest construction projects in the country, the new St James Quarter commercial development.

This year saw the 101st Aberdeen Association of Civil Engineers annual dinner which we again proudly sponsored and attended last Saturday night.

Last night saw three members of the Contract Scotland team speak at the Institution of Civil Engineers ‘How do I get a job?’ event for graduates at the CCA in Glasgow.

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