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Blog 25 May 2016

Providing careers insights and experiences will secure future talent

CITB Partnerships Manager, Lorraine Gregory, discusses the launch of Go Construct's ‘Experience Matching Service’.

Parents urged to promote house-building careers

A new NHBC Foundation poll warns that four in 10 parents would not encourage their youngsters to consider house-building trades.

Skills shortages boosting pay of construction workers

Shortage of skilled construction workers driving wages higher, study reveals.

Employers unite to create new apprenticeship standard

New standard in plastering receives government approval, with another in bricklaying set to be signed off soon.

Campaign urges apprentices to ‘Get In Go Far’

Construction apprentices and employers have been urged to get involved with a new scheme aiming to promote the benefits of apprenticeships.

Industry needs to up its scores on ‘Stress Test’

Construction employers have awarded the sector a score of only 4.5 out of 10 for its overall performance in managing workplace stress.

How the CDM regulations have made a difference to me

Professor Billy Hare outlines how the CDM regulations have helped him.

House-builders commit to boosting output

Britain’s house-building industry has committed to stepping up the number of new homes that are built by the end of the decade.

Apprenticeships taskforce launched

A Government taskforce has been launched to look at ways to help people with learning disabilities access apprenticeships.

New funding pot for construction trailblazers announced

CITB has launched a new fund to support employers investing in higher Trailblazer Apprenticeships.

How my career in construction helps me as a young parent

Joinery apprentice, William Hosie, talks about how his career in construction has helped him as a young parent.

Campaign aiming to raise cancer awareness among construction workers

New initiative launched after poll finds male construction workers may be ignoring symptoms of the disease.

CITB Fraud Investigator helps police prosecute construction con-woman

CITB’s fraud team successfully secured a conviction against a con-woman operating in the West Midlands.

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