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Why a diverse workforce is essential to the sector's future

Women represent just under half of the total labour force in the UK, yet account for just 11% of the construction workforce and less than 1% of the skilled trades. Facing an unprecedented skills...

23rd January 2020

Green Light For Birmingham’s Tallest Tower

Birmingham planners have given the green light to proposals to build Birmingham’s tallest tower at 100 Broad Street. Designed by architect Glancy Nichols for Yardley-based developer Euro Property Investments, the slim 61-storey skyscraper will contain around...

17th January 2020

Cardiff Residential-led Scheme Set For Green Light

Plans for a major residential-led development in central Cardiff have moved forward after they were recommended for approval. Ropemaker Properties is seeking permission to develop a u-shaped block rising from five to 16 storeys...

17th January 2020

ÂŁ2BN Cardiff Transport Vision Unveiled

A ÂŁ2bn transport plan to transform Cardiff and south-east Wales has been unveiled in a bid to tackle climate change, reduce congestion and improve air quality in the capital. The ten-year masterplan proposes a...

16th January 2020

We are hiring!

2020 and Sphere are continuing to grow. The great news is we are looking to speak to you if your passion is people and sales. All levels of recruitment consultant positions are on the...

13th January 2020

Galliford Try completes housing arm sale

Galliford Try has completed the sale of its housebuilding businesses to Bovis Homes receiving a ÂŁ300m cash injection as part of the deal. The ÂŁ1.1bn sale of Linden Homes and Galliford Try Partnerships included...

3rd January 2020

We are looking for a 'Community Engagement Officer' to join our team!

Community Engagement Officer Temporary or Permanent. Based in our Cardiff office. Competitive Salary Sphere are looking for an exceptional individual to join our dynamic team. We are passionate about the importance of creating a...

19th December 2019

National Grid names winner for ÂŁ400m tunnel job

National Grid has agreed a ÂŁ400m contract with the Hochtief-Mutphy Joint Venture (HMJV) to deliver tunnelling and shaft work for the second phase of its London Power Tunnels (LPT2) project. The six-year construction programme...

17th December 2019

Construction Firms Lead Way On Growth 100

Property and building companies dominate the upper echelons of Insider's latest Growth 100 chart alongside a diverse range of businesses from across Wales. Of the top ten, half are in the building sector including...

11th December 2019

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