With a skills shortage in the construction business, what will the future hold for the industry?

industry skills shortage

The state of the industry Amongst some of the jobs in the industry, surveying and geospatial data capture are amongst the areas which have been affected. This is due to both areas not being highlighted enough to those at school-leaver age, or some institutions not suggesting surveying as a suitable job. However, neither job have been put on the Shortage Occupation List (SOL) …

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Are 20-minute neighbourhoods a realistic vision of the future for us all?

20-minute neighbourhoods

Across the globe there is growing interest in creating places where people’s day to day needs can be met within a distance short enough to walk or cycle. If people become more physically active, their mental and physical health improves. Traffic decreases and the quality of the air we all breathe gets better. Local services …

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Geospatial Commission: What it is and who are the partners involved?

Geospatial Commission

Spatial awareness Established in 2018, the Geospatial Commission is responsible for setting the UK’s geospatial strategy and also coordinating public sector geospatial activity.  The aim of this data collation is to reveal significant economic, social and environmental opportunities offered by location data and to boost the UK’s global geospatial standing and expertise. The Commission’s aim …

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