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Adrian Belton
Blog 20 January 2015

New board for a new year

Chief Executive Adrian Belton outlines why CITB's new board is excellent news for the construction industry.

Tunnelling firms launch new skills strategy

New apprenticeships are set to be created as part of major plans to invest in tunnelling and underground construction skills.

SkillBuild judge steps down after 35 years

SkillBuild Carpentry judge Dave Elliot is to retire from the competition after more than three decades of assessing apprentices.

Crossrail reaches apprenticeships milestone

400 apprentices have now been appointed to work on the Crossrail project.

CDM rule changes ‘to deliver £19.6m in savings’

Plans to reform the CDM Regulations should save businesses millions of pounds, the Government believes.

‘Growing appetite’ for home improvement work

The number of domestic construction projects could rise this year, with homeowners reporting a growing appetite for property improvements.

New UK-GBC boss calls for green construction drive

Building firms should aim to support the roll-out of sustainable property solutions, according to the new boss of the UK Green Building Council.

Employers offered new apprenticeship funding powers

Ministers have announced that employers are to be handed more power over apprenticeship funding.

CITB announces new council members

CITB has today announced the formation of its new Council, which will help shape the organisation’s future direction.

Britain ‘needs more Advanced Apprenticeships’

More apprenticeship opportunities are needed in the construction planning sector, according to an EngineeringUK report.

New year and new board

CITB have announced its new Board which will revolutionise how the organisation operates.

Changes to CDM Regulations on way, CITB guides industry

Developed in consultation with industry and supported by CITB, the 2015 CDM Regulations aim to cut bureaucracy for businesses.

Builders ‘upbeat’ despite bricklayer shortages

Confidence remains strong across the building industry, but bricklayer shortages are posing challenges according to new research.

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