Industry Report: Highways and Transportation Skills Shortages in Scotland – The Brexit Factor

February 2, 2017

Highways and Transportation sector skills shortages was a key debate topic at the Transport Scotland hosted event: Roads North of the Border, held in Glasgow on Wednesday 25th January 2017.

In attendance were delegates from Transport Scotland, Local Authorities and many business Leaders representing the consultants and contractors operating across the major projects supply chain.

Talking on skills shortages was Dionne Winter, Director at HeadNorth Consulting.

The key themes were not a surprise as the sector has long since suffered from skills shortages, however with the impending exit from the EU likely to impact the free movement of labour, the merits of the impacts of this on Scotland’s workforce, ability to complete and delivery projects on major projects were a key talking point.

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