Surge in women apprentices


There was a 138 per cent increase in the number of women taking up apprenticeships in construction between 2017 and 2021.

Despite the increase, women currently only account for just over four per cent of the on-site workforce. The findings are based on analysis of government figures by builders merchants Fastbuild, which looked into the first-hand realities of women working in... Read more

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Inspirational readers’ homes

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