The construction sector offers the perfect start to your professional career

Doka UK, 11 June 2018.-The construction sector is an attractive and profitable way to develop a professional career. The data is compelling. The construction industry is one that is constantly evolving, with output expected to grow over the coming years. The Independent Online predicts that average output in construction will grow 1.3 per cent annually, […]

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History and evolution of employment in the UK, as of March 29, 2019

The vast majority, four out of five, of the UK’s workers are employed in service jobs with fewer than one in 10 people work in manufacturing and even fewer in construction. The service sector jobs have grown over time: 20 years ago they made up less than three-quarters of employment with the biggest growth in public administration, education and health. Over the same period, the biggest fall has been in manufacturing, where the share of jobs has halved since the 1990s. The sector now provides employment for just under three million workers. […]

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Construction makes up around 6 percent of British economic output

Chris Blythe OBE, Chief Executive of the CIOB said: “The quality of our built environment affects every member of society. Construction creates and maintains the places that people live, work and play, the infrastructure that supports them and the services that sustain them. And it is vital that those elected to represent their constituents in Parliament understand this. “Our manifesto showcases how construction can act as a solution to major policy issues. Our proposals are interlinked, showcasing the need for a collaborative approach to productivity, skills, quality, investment and Brexit. “It is crucial that policy makers appreciate the contribution of the construction sector: the decisions made today will be felt for decades and generations”. […]

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How to make the #construction sector an attractive option for future generations in an uncertain market

The construction industry needs professionals and finding them has become a worrying trend in Western countries. This is confirmed by a detailed report from the World Economic Forum. This institution proposes even 8 measures to make the construction sector an attractive option for future generations. On the other hand, the prestigious media, The Guardian and Reuters, show the current situation of the construction sector, with data to reflect. Later, we mentioned the versions of both media. We publish below a summary of the analysis of the World Economic Forum. […]

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