Clearview National July 2015 - Issue 164 - Page 27

INDUSTRYNEWS PUTTING TRAINING IN THE SPOTLIGHT With apprentices at the top of the agenda at the state opening of Parliament, UK Construction Week has announced a string of training focused content at the show this October. »»UK Construction Week has placed a strong focus on training and development at the exhibition, with several skills-based sessions on the main seminar stage. In addition, the Homebuilding and Site Zones at the Build Show, one of the nine events to make up UK Construction Week, will look at the relationship between apprenticeships and house building in more depth. Nathan Garnett, Show Director, commented: “Apprenticeships will be absolutely critical to achieving the government’s ambitious starter home targets over the next few years. Finding skilled labour is a struggle faced by the whole construction industry right now, but many people are unsure how to go about dealing with the issue.” UK Construction Week will take place at the Birmingham NEC from 6 – 11 October (with the trade only days from 6 – 8 October) the event will unite 1,000 exhibitors with an expected audience of 55,000 visitors. Continuing Support for G15 Awards »»SWISSPACER is a main sponsor for the G-15 Awards for the second year running. The awards will be held at the London Hilton hotel on Friday 27th November 2015. Peter Appel, SWISSPACER Marketing and Sales Director, says: “The G-Awards is a highlight in the glass and glazing calendar, celebrating companies’ and individuals’ achievements over the past year. We’re delighted to be a main sponsor of this year’s G-15 awards, following our sponsorship of the awards last year. “The G-Awards is a great opportunity to network and socialise with everyone in the industry and we’re looking forward to sponsoring this prestigious event for a second year.” ‘A great opportunity to network and socialise with everyone in the industry’ Behind the Scenes »»Truemans’ Sheffield trade counter has celebrated the move to a new, larger locatio