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Fusion People are working to address the increasing shortage in young, skilled construction workers for large public projects.

Construction took a worldwide hit during the financial crisis and for many countries it has been one of the slowest sectors to recover. The UK construction sector showed a resurgence in the final quarter of 2012, but declined by 2.5% by the end of Q1 2013. However, this could be attributed to a long and cold winter. On a more positive note, other research has suggested that the construction sector is 60% healthier than this time last year.

Aside from the slow but notable improvements in the financial landscape, many new infrastructure projects such as Cross Rail are increasing the demand for skilled workers, further fuelling the sectors’ development. Global specialist recruiters, Fusion People, have...

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