Farmer review of construction sector labour model

17 October 2016
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The Construction Leadership Council has today published Mark Farmer’s independent review of the sector’s labour model.

The review examines the shortcomings of the construction labour model and shows how it has given rise to underinvestment in training and development, innovation, and in raising productivity. It concludes that workforce attrition, exacerbated by an ageing workforce, means that there is now a fundamental imperative for change.

The report challenges the sector to do things differently – to reduce the reliance on building in the same way that we have for decades, with its heavy demand for on-site labour.

 

To view the full report click here: Farmer Review

 

To view the CLC press release click here: Farmer PN 17 Oct Final