Work begins on development of more than 800 new homes in Sighthill

A transformational development of 824 new homes in Sighthill officially got under way yesterday.

Published 23 January 2020

New fast-track apprenticeship programme for housebuilders launched

A fast-track modern apprenticeship programme to attract people of all ages to pursue a rewarding career in the housebuilding sector will be piloted from today to mark the start of Scotland’s Apprenticeship Week.

Published 5 March 2019

10,000 workers needed to meet demand in Scottish construction sector

Housing is set to lead a modest growth in Scotland’s construction industry over the next five years though more than 10,000 new workers will be required to meet demand, new research has revealed.

Published 5 February 2018

SFHA launches housing apprentice action plan

The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has today launched an ambitious plan to increase the amount and range of Modern Apprenticeships that are available in the country.

Published 2 June 2017

Scottish construction industry to lean on housebuilding for future growth

Growth in Scotland’s construction industry over the next five years will largely be driven by housebuilding as many of the national large-scale infrastructure come to an end, though more than 21,000 new workers will be needed to replace those leaving the workforce, according to new research.

Published 27 January 2016