Alasdair has over ten years' experience in the UK infrastructure sector. He joined CECA as Head of External Affairs in 2008. Prior to joining CECA, he was a journalist at a leading UK construction trade journal. Alasdair sits on the Infrastructure Clients Group, Network Rail's Commercial Directors Forum, and the Strategic Forum for Construction. He has been CECA Chief Executive since 2014.
Peter Haddock is a journalist, influencer content creator and communications professional with over 16 years' experience in the construction sector.
He runs Content With Media and is a correspondent for Construction Manager, Earthmovers Magazine, Plant and Civil Engineer and other titles in the industry.
[03.10] An exploding sector that’s crying out for people to come and join us
[04.18] The industry pulling together: The CLC Skills Plan
[04.50] What the Skills Plan includes
[05.38] The industry we want to be, not the industry we are today
[06.47] Positive role models to support diversity, equality and inclusion
[12.59] Multiple entry routes for young people and career changes
[15.40] The 2020 Talent retention scheme
[16.13] There are purpose-built facilities opening but more investment needed
[17.45] What support is available for businesses to recruit people into construction?
[19.53] Overcoming the talent retention challenge
[22.41] Exciting new technologies like offsite manufacture and carbon
[25.05] The legacy of HS2 and how it’s shaping the future of construction
[28.43] HS2 speeding up training creating 20-year careers to be proud about
[30.48] 2022 is construction’s year of recruitment
CLC Skills Plan
CLC Talent Retention Scheme