Sunak Cuts Red Tape to Support Construction Skills Gap

FOLLOWING the announcement that the Prime Minister has pledged £60m of funding for next year to boost apprenticeships, Lee Parkinson, chief executive at Efficiency North, the holding group for flexi-job apprenticeship service EN:Able Futures, shares his thoughts on what this means for the construction sector. Lee said: “We welcome the announcement that apprenticeships are getting not only the … Continued

McLaren Construction has been awarded a £41m contract for an industrial park in Essex.

McLaren Construction will build Centurion Park, an 11-unit industrial and logistics scheme in Colchester, for new client Tungsten Properties. Centurion Park has been designed for light industrial (B1C), general industrial (B2) and storage & distribution (B8) uses. It will provide 11 industrial and distribution units across 10 buildings with total floor space of 357,500 sqft. … Continued