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... facing the UK construction industry Introduction The Construction industry is an important sector of the UK economy. It constitutes about8 to 10 per cent of the GDP. This sector employs about two million people. There is a huge. Various organisations are working in this sector. The construction industry employs various occupations. They include architects, consultant engineers, surveyors, lawyers, plumbers, site managers, electricians, bricklayers and many others.
Unlike in other sectors, most employees in the construction sector work for very small firms that are in turn subcontractors for bigger developers. Currently, this industry is faced with a shortage of skills as well as safety and health is...