DCD>Debate: Can the industry address the construction workforce gap?
Workforce remains one of the most critical challenges the industry faces. And with capacity demands seemingly unrelenting, it is imperative that the workforce is in place to support the growth required. However, attracting, retaining and growing this talent pool is no easy task, particularly in the world of construction.
This debate brings together experts to explore how the industry can bridge the skills and people gap in the construction workforce, and ensure the ability and capacity are in place to build the infrastructure required. From tackling inclusivity, to accommodating thousands of workers in diverse locations, we explore the options available to ensure the right people and skills are brought into projects, protecting budgets and timelines, and future-proofing the industry for growth and expansion.
Held under Chatham House Rule, DCD>Debates are open discussions led by a panel of experts, on the biggest issues to face the industry.