New calls for women to join construction industry

A picture of three women working

SCS Group has welcomed new calls to encourage women to get involved in construction. The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show just one in seven of the Welsh workforce are female. SCS Group, which has its headquarters … Continue reading

SCS Group strikes gold with IIP accreditation result

A picture of SCS Group Operations Manager Macarena Machado with the company's IIP certificate

SCS Group has been awarded Gold accreditation against the Investors in People (IIP) Standard, joining the top seven per cent of accredited organisations across the UK, demonstrating its commitment to high performance through good people management. The smoke control, Building … Continue reading

CRASH Patron SCS Group attends charity’s awards event

A picture of Allan Meek, Managing Director of SCS Group (left) talking to Ian Bolster, Business Development Manager at Imtech, at the CRASH annual event

SCS Group was pleased to attend CRASH Charity’s recent annual reception and Above and Beyond Awards where it highlighted the generosity and loyalty of its Patron companies. The event was attended by Allan Meek, Managing Director of SCS Group, which is … Continue reading

Farmer Review: Government urges industry to encourage new entrants

A photograph of Parliament. The government has given its reaction to the Farmer Review

THE government is urging the industry to ‘step up’ to the challenges set out by the Farmer Review, Construction News reported last week (see story here). As part of its response to the Farmer Review, the government is stressing the importance … Continue reading

MPs warn of construction industry’s Brexit skills ‘disaster’

Skills crisis: A picture of two men on a construction site, there are fears that the number of skilled works will fall due to Brexit

BREXIT could prove ‘disastrous’ for the construction and built environment industry if the UK can’t draw on European workers’ skills while it trains a domestic workforce, has reported this week. Following Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, a … Continue reading