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Meet the women in hard hats working hard for house building

In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March, and the fact that more women than ever are carving out successful careers across the house building sector, Countryside is paying special recognition to its female employees. Although the construction and house building sector as a whole has a predominantly male workforce, the Countryside team is anything but, with women making up nearly a quarter of staff. Indeed a third of Countryside’s Board Directors are female, including Chief Financial Officer, Wendy Colgrave.

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New book teaches children about the homes they live in

Children are learning about the processes, materials and different job roles in homebuilding through an engaging book penned by a Redrow sales director.

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Building Futures - the construction skills summit of 2015

10 March 2015, QEII conference centre

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Employers offered new apprenticeship funding powers

Employers are set to gain more control over the funding which underpins apprenticeship training schemes.

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Britain ‘needs more Advanced Apprenticeships’

More apprenticeships need to be offered in the construction planning and engineering sectors, in order to support these key areas of the economy, according to a new report.

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