June 19, 2019

 The first Training Hub cohort, May 2019

The construction skills gap: a national crisis

In 2015, the National Infrastructure Plan for Skills, commissioned by HM Treasury, identified that by 2020 demand for skilled labour would outstrip supply by c100,000 people if left u...

April 12, 2019

Three sunny days in April saw a small volunteering team from EK, Soil Engineering and Blackwell volunteering for the Lindengate mental health charity in Wendover. The team provided materials, plant and manual labour to turn a muddy and unusable area into a safe and dis...

March 26, 2019

On Tuesday 26 March, Eiffage Kier apprentices along with their fellow apprentices from other Joint Venture partners (including BBV, Arup, Fusion and WSP) and teaching staff from the National College for High Speed Rail were welcomed for a site visit at the Mersey Gatew...

March 8, 2019

This year, Friday 8 March marked International Women's Day, and at Eiffage Kier, we decided to do something a little different to mark the event. In conjunction with Women in Rail West Midlands, we took part in the Red Box Project, which aims to supply girls living in...

March 7, 2019

On 7 March, Eiffage Kier hosted an event with The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) to demonstrate to industry leaders how HS2 is improving inclusion and diversity and providing sustainable employment within the construction sector.

Through a series of sh...

February 27, 2019

Assistant Transport Planner Adam Fare has long been an advocate for raising the awareness of eating disorders and associated mental and physical health complications, after developing an eating disorder himself over ten years ago. 

25th February - 3rd March marks Eating...

February 25, 2019

 Eiffage Kier apprentices Louie Moore, Kyle Perry, Amrit Ubhi and Harrison Faye had an exciting start to the week on Monday 25th February when they attended a  press conference led by High Speed Rail Industry Leaders (HSRIL) for a morning of sunny photocalls and puzzle...

February 14, 2019

Today, suicide is the leading cause of death in men between 15 and 49, with male site workers in the UK three times more likely to commit suicide than the average UK male. One in six workers in the UK is experiencing depression, anxiety or stress and two thirds of peop...