07 APR 2022 | BY CATHERINE KENNEDY
The benefits of mentorship have been laid out in an Inspiring Women webinar, jointly hosted by NCE and its sister title Construction News last month.
07 MAR 2022 | BY IAN WEINFASS
Loraine Martins, director of diversity and inclusion at one of the industry’s biggest clients, has spent more than a decade turning round the rail body's reputation on inclusivity. As she prepares to leave Network Rail, she tells Ian Weinfass about the progress she’s made and why there’s still a lot of work to be done.
24 AUG 2021 | BY LEM BINGLEY
Demand for flexible working has grown in the wake of the pandemic, but does flexibility fit with construction, and can it ease the sector’s gender balance and skills issues? Lem Bingley reports from a recent CN roundtable.
23 JUN 2021 | BY JENNIFER GLENISTER
Talking about the negatives around women in engineering could deter young girls and women from pursuing the industry before they’ve even tried any engineering discipline. As the industry celebrates International Women in Engineering Day today, I think this is an issue the civil engineering industry needs to be more mindful about.
23 MAR 2021 | BY MARGO COLE
It is well established that companies with diverse leadership teams generate higher returns, and that the construction industry has a long way to go on this front. Margo Cole explores the potential for diversity to boost your business.
03 DEC 2020 | BY DAVID PRICE
Construction News held a panel discussion as part of our Inspiring Women in Construction initiative to explore how firms must evolve to benefit from having more women in their businesses.
29 SEP 2020 | BY MEGAN KELLY
‘Culture, careers and recruitment’ are key, and enable women to climb the construction industry ladder. As many firms encourage women to join their businesses, CN’s webinar asks how do we continue to do this in a pandemic which seems to be making regular routines a thing of the past?