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Regional trends across engineering construction industry revealed 

Regional trends across the UK’s engineering construction industry point to common challenges for employers around workforce demographics that must be addressed to meet the Government’s net zero targets, according to a new report published by the ECITB.


Analysis of data provided by ECITB-registered companies as part of the Government skills body’s Workforce Census offers a detailed snapshot of the engineering construction industry (ECI) workforce by region and reveals the key challenges facing industry at this critical time. Feedback provided by 153 ECI companies, which represent some 45,351 workers across 1,360 locations, points to a sector in recovery and set to exceed its pre-Covid headcount by 2023. But a consistent national trend suggests future labour shortages could result from the industry’s ageing workforce and recruitment.

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