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Blog 20 July 2015

What has the Construction Levy ever done for us?

After a new government apprenticeships levy on large employers was announced, Steve Radley, CITB Director of Policy and Strategic Planning, discusses CITB's construction industry levy.

Robin Walker MP visits CITB apprentices in Worcester

Worcester MP Robin Walker met CITB Scaffolding apprentices during a visit to a new Abbeyfield housing development.

Councils given deadline to choose sites for housing and infrastructure

Local councils are to be given a deadline to choose sites on which construction can take place.

National Apprenticeship Week confirmed for 2016

National Apprenticeship Week 2016 to run from 14 to 18 March next year.

Trailblazer employers to create new construction apprenticeships

Construction SMEs to join forces with the Federation of Master Builders to develop apprenticeships in bricklaying and plastering.

Business leaders urge rethink on zero carbon homes axe

Business leaders have signed an open letter urging the Chancellor to reconsider scrapping the zero carbon homes target.

Call for firms to recruit workers from disadvantaged groups

Construction firms are being urged to back a campaign aimed at transforming the way businesses recruit.

From the front line to the construction site

At a BuildForce event sponsored by Carillion in London this week, service leavers discovered about the opportunities available in the sector.

SMEs and infrastructure projects to receive share of €8bn EU fund

SMEs and infrastructure projects in the UK could soon benefit from a slice of an €8 billion EU fund.

Firms to invest £4.2 billion in Thames Tideway Tunnel

A consortium of firms has won the bidding contest to fund the construction of London’s new super-sewer.

Skanska to develop construction robots

Skanska UK has been awarded more than £700,000 to develop robots for construction projects.

I’m inspired each and every day by this industry

CITB hears from award-winning apprentice Nadia Connabeer.

Business leaders warn over apprenticeship levy

Business leaders have spoken out over Government plans to introduce an apprenticeship levy.

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