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ACE News

31 JUL 2020


Positive reaction to skills collaboration between industry and government

The Chancellor’s initial announcement for a Construction Talent Retention scheme was widely welcomed by industry and ACE members.

As well as being championed by a range of business/trade associations, it was also widely covered by industry media, which included Infrastructure Intelligence, Inside Housing, PBC Today, Builders Merchant News, Building and also featured briefly in the Sunday Times.

The official launch last Friday of the portal shared that more than 450 businesses employing more than 100,000 have already signed up to the portal. At the virtual ribbon cutting ceremony featuring Construction Minister Nadeem Zaharwi MP, it was also shared that there were hundreds of roles in the pipeline coming on board over the coming weeks

This official launch was covered by Building, Infrastructure Intelligence, PBC Today and New Civil Engineer. Mark Reynolds, chief executive of Mace, and CLC skills lead, penned a comment piece in Building which has been widely welcomed on social media.

Find out more on our dedicated page or register for one of our exclusive webinars below:

To help both businesses and candidates make the most of the free skills platform, ACE is hosting two webinars which will feature a practical presentation. For businesses it will outline how they can showcase opportunities and search for talent. For individuals, how they can find contract or permanent roles, upload their career details, and more. Click the links below to register now:

Making the most of the CLC Talent Retention Scheme – Businesses
A webinar for ACE members on Wednesday 5 August at 12pm.

Making the most of the CLC Talent Retention Scheme – Individuals
A webinar for employees in the consulting and engineering sector on Friday 7 August at 12pm.

Joining ACE for these webinars will be Stuart Young from BEIS and Chris Jarman, director at Talent Retention Solutions.


Talent Retention Scheme (businesses)

24 July 2020

Flyer outlining how businesses can make the most of the industry-wide scheme.