How to implement a bottom-up approach and improve diversity

Over the last decade, diversity has cemented its place in boardroom discussions across every industry. Companies have realised the benefits of having a diverse workforce, how it leads to broader knowledge and experiences across an organisation and, therefore, culminates in better decision making. The property and construction sector, however, has largely struggled to keep up with other industries in improving … Read More

GMB: Gender equality in UK construction is still a distant dream

Construction trade union GMB has estimated that it will take almost 200 years to achieve gender equality in the UK construction industry. Revealing the analysis at its annual conference in Brighton, the union estimated that at the current growth rate the number of women working in the industry will be equal to the number of men by 2194.  There are … Read More