T5 local job scheme bodes ill for 2012 Olympics skills legacy

Pickard, Jane
July 2008
People Management;7/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p12
The article reports on a Westminster Business School study into the building of Terminal Five (T5) at Heathrow Airport in London, England which found that the Local Labour Scheme of the project employed only 150 workers over its three years, compared with a total of nearly 8,000 people on site at the peak of operations. The findings affect hopes that the 2012 Olympics will leave a legacy of trained local construction workers.


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