A skills gap in Civil Engineering is emerging, if it is not already here. Ground Engineering (August 2014) reported that “companies must commit to providing good training and benefits packages to both recruit and retain the best talent”. We have collated and summarise below some information that may assist our Clients address this issue: Support the Government Drive for Apprenticeships: If you are not already involved, find out more information here on what an apprenticeship is. Employer Toolkit to Support Apprenticeships: A new toolkit has been developed by the The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education to help employers develop a more inclusive and diverse workforce through apprenticeships. Collaboration between Employers and Universities: A publication examining how employers and universities can work together to improve skill levels is available here.