Archive Women

The following are posts with the 'Women' tag:

Construction - Shortage in the Workforce

Construction relies heavily on its workforce more than most other industries, it is a major sector of the UK economy generating around £90 billion annually. With the welcome increase of construction work that is presently happening workloads are rising faster than the worker pool. Agency Central states that a huge skill shortage could be on the horizon, with the current situation only looking to get worse through 2017. As I see it we have three large resource-pools that we could tap into to...
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Only 7% of Engineers are Women

Some interesting facts about Women In Engineering! The UK has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe, at less than 10%, while Latvia, Bulgaria and Cyprus lead with nearly 30% (Quote from Vince Cable says UK economy hampered by lack of female engineers, The Guardian, 4 Nov 2013,)  3.4% of Engineering and Manufacturing Apprentices are female. (Under-representation by gender and race in apprenticeships, Unionlearn and the National Apprenticeship Service,...
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