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News 23 October 2014

Construction employers secure Trailblazer apprenticeships

A partnership of employers, supported by CITB, is to lead a trailblazer to improve construction apprenticeships in England.

Apprenticeship development must be led by employers

Laing O'Rourke's Alison Lamplough says employers have to help "define and design" apprenticeships that are right for their industry.

House-building recovery ‘reveals skill gaps’

The recovery of the house-building sector has revealed skills shortages in key areas, according to the NHBC.

More households sign up for Green Deal assessments

The number of households receiving Green Deal assessments grew in September, according to the latest official data.

Work experience essential to construction sector growth

Employers are being urged to offer more work experience placements to young people thinking about joining the industry.

Using work experience to make the right choices

Deborah Madden explains how CITB's Experience Construction Programme is helping young people get started.

Construction SMEs ‘facing skills shortages’

Skills shortages are causing problems for SME construction firms in key areas, according to the FMB.

Schools ‘need careers advice overhaul’

Schools need to deliver better careers advice to ensure their pupils know about all their options, experts believe.

Parents show support for vocational skills

UK parents are becoming more supportive of vocational qualifications and practical skills, new data suggests.

Innovation is critical to Scotland's future

Strategic Partnerships Director Phil Ford says s new virtual reality project is just the start for construction in Scotland.

HS2 ‘will deliver new construction jobs’

Construction job opportunities will be created as a result of the HS2 scheme, a new study suggests.

UK ‘needs more joined-up skills system’

The Government has been urged to adopt a more joined-up approach when developing new skills policies.

Prompt payment still a key issue for subcontractors

A new survey of construction subcontractors has revealed that prompt payment remains to be a substantial issue.

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