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Blog 2 April 2019

Reasons why you should hire an apprentice

Following the success of National Apprenticeship Week, we spoke to employers across the country to find out why apprentices work for them.

Preserving our heritage skills

As the name subtly suggests, the restoration of ecclesiastical architecture is at the heart of Recclesia – an historic building conservation contractor based in Chester, North Wales.

CITB report: Next five years critical if construction is to reap the rewards of digitalisation

A new report published by CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) shows that construction can reap major rewards from digital skills and technology, but only if it takes decisive action in the...

Dawnus: CITB statement and support for learners

Mark Bodger, Partnerships Director CITB Wales, said: “CITB Wales is sorry to see the situation at Dawnus and the impact it is having on the company’s employees and their families...

Two female industry leaders appointed to CITB board

The Skills Minister has appointed two leading women from the industry as trustees of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Major CITB funding boost to retain more apprentices in Scottish construction

Employers and apprentices in the Scottish construction industry welcomed news today that the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) will increase its annual attendance grant funding to £2,500...

Increase in Apprenticeships Grant Funding

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) today announced a major boost in funding to help employers take on construction apprentices.

Construction sector devises plan to brace for Brexit

Major players in the UK construction industry have today published a plan to help brace the sector for tighter migration controls after Brexit.

Low but positive growth for UK construction amid Brexit uncertainty

The latest forecast from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) expects positive growth for the sector despite the uncertainty of Brexit.

From Harrods to Hard Hats

Annie Summun is the Director of Kisiel Group, a London construction firm that works with private clients and developers to deliver high-end projects.

Go behind the scenes of British construction during Open Doors Week

Visitor registration is now live for Open Doors Week, which takes place around Great Britain from Monday 18 – Saturday 23 March 2019.

Major new partnership to improve the image of construction

The CITB (Construction Industry Training Board) has joined forces with the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) in a milestone partnership.

Calling the construction industry: It’s 'Time to Talk' about mental health

Mental health problems affect one in four of us, yet fear and ignorance often stop us from getting the help we need. That’s why we should start talking about mental health and break down the barrie...

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