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News 11 July 2019

£17.8m construction investment project to attract, train and retain new talent

The British construction sector is set to receive a £17.8m investment to support employers in training and retraining more skilled workers to help the industry face the skills challenges of the future.

Sarah Beale awarded UWTSD honorary fellowship

CITB Chief Executive Sarah Beale has received an honorary fellowship from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD).

Welsh construction’s golden opportunity

Welsh construction has, says Leigh Hughes, a once in a generation chance to Influence curriculum reform.

Scottish construction to receive £5.4m to attract, train and retain new talent

The Scottish construction sector is set to receive a £5.4m injection of support for training and retraining more skilled workers to help the industry face the skills challenges of the future.

Wales to receive £3.6m construction investment to attract, train and retain new talent

The British construction sector is set to receive a £17.8m injection of support for training and retraining more skilled workers to help the industry face the skills challenges of the future.

CITB supporting apprentices hit by Shaylor collapse

CITB is in close touch with the administrators of collapsed West Midlands construction firm, Shaylor, to support the four apprentices hit by possible redundancy.

“CITB funding helped us grow our workforce and take on multiple contracts”

Ainsley Construction hadn’t claimed a CITB grant for three years when Gareth Quinlan joined the company.

CITB comment on M4 Relief Road

CITB Wales’ Partnerships Director, Mark Bodger said: “The M4 relief road would have led to a considerable increase in construction jobs in Wales, with valuable opportunities for skills and training.

Clear, simple and delivering value – CITB’s new Business Plan

CITB’s mission is to attract and support the development of people to construct a better Britain.

“CITB funding enabled us to tap into new markets”

Rachel Greenley from award-winning Harriet Lee Building & Renovation Ltd, explains how CITB's Skills and Training fund helped her business thrive.

Stress: know the signs and act

This Mental Health Awareness Week, we take a look at stress, what it is, how to recognise it in ourselves and others, and how to deal with it.

“It doesn’t matter who you are - you can do it!”

There’s never been a better time for women to enter construction.

Ruby urges girls to choose construction

Great British Bake-off star Ruby Bhogal had an empowering message for over 600 Welsh school girls during a unique event at the Construction Wales Innovation Centre.

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