Showcasing stories of the remarkable women working in design and construction and the invaluable contributions they continue to make in the industry.

Can Apprenticeships Plug the UK’s Skills Gap?

The UK’s construction industry acknowledges that there is a skills crisis, one exacerbated by the departure of many EU-born workers in the wake of the Brexit referendum. A renewed enthusiasm for apprenticeships offers a way to attract fresh blood into the sector and address diversity issues.

Why This Woman Chose a Career in Construction

Women are making inroads in construction, filling roles across the industry from project managers to architects. Built spoke to Afsheen Ul Haq, a forensic and risk planning manager at BAM, to hear about her route into the sector and the challenges for women in the industry.