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Blog 29 June 2015

Get compliant – help protect your workforce with CDM 2015

The Revd. Kevin Fear, CITB’s Health and Safety Strategy Lead, discusses how the industry has responded to the CDM 2015 changes.

National Trust to launch £30 million retrofitting scheme

A £30 million retrofitting programme is to be launched by the National Trust.

Leading firms make pledge on fair treatment of construction staff

British Land, Crossrail and Morgan Sindall are just some of the names backing a new ethics manifesto.

Business optimism highest since 2004

Business confidence in the UK construction industry is at an 11-year high, according to a new poll.

‘More women needed in top construction roles’

More needs to be done to get women to fill top positions in the building industry, it is being claimed.

Construction industry supports economic growth

Britain’s economic strength has been boosted by the healthy state of the construction industry.

Returning troops can get Britain building

Housing Minister Brandon Lewis today issued a call to the nation’s former servicemen and women to consider new careers in construction.

Professional salaries ‘outstripping national average’

Construction workers in professional roles earn nearly double the national average salary, research has revealed.

Scheme to get ex-military staff into construction off to flying start

BuildForce could soon be rolled out across the industry after impressive early results.

Construction industry set for ‘bumper year’ of growth

Construction output is set to rise by 15% over the next nine months to hit highs of £34 billion, latest research has revealed.

CITB backs new campaign to recognise women in construction

A new campaign is aiming to recognise the contribution that women have made to construction projects in England.

Duke of York visits National Construction College

HRH, the Duke of York, has visited the Constructionarium in Bircham Newton for a tour of Europe’s number one construction college.

Skills shortages hit more than half of mid-sized firms

Skills shortages are holding back more than half of medium-sized construction firms, new research suggests.

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