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News 3 October 2019

New research: Construction needs breathing space on post-Brexit visas

According to our research report, Migration and Construction, only 3% of construction employers have the necessary experience in handling visa applications

"A chance to gain training advice from those in the know"

An interactive, employer-designed construction roadshow is coming to Deganwy, North Wales on October 23.

Construction workers detained in CITB, police and Home Office counter-fraud operations

Seven construction workers were detained on suspicion of working in Britain illegally during unannounced counter-fraud visits by CITB, police and the Home Office.

Construction tackles digital transformation head on

Six projects will train construction leaders in the skills needed to embed digital practices throughout their businesses.

Parker scoops gold with help from CITB

Investors in People rank Parker Plant in the top 20 management organisations in the world in their award level

Procurement pilots set to save contractors and supply chain SMEs £25m

CITB and construction employers are piloting four schemes to improve procurement practices for homebuilding and infrastructure projects set to achieve £25m savings.

£12.7m in savings achieved by lean construction pilot

A CITB lean construction pilot has delivered £12.7m in savings across five partner companies, as well as developing a range of lean resources available free for industry.

CSF case study: Scarborough Skills Village

CITB looks at Scarborough Skills Village in Yorkshire, an innovative learning hub which provides new skills for people keen to enter the construction industry.

Claim £500 new apprentice support grant

A support grant is being piloted by CITB for small businesses taking on apprenticeships to help with initial costs.

From salon to site: Gina's journey

23-year-old Gina Gray had once dreamed of becoming a hairdresser but now tells her story on how she got into construction.

Scaffolding training update

CITB has underscored its commitment to ensuring that the construction sector maintains access to a good supply of skilled scaffolders in the wake of the transfer of its training establishment to...

Consultation on 1,000 construction training standards

CITB is embarking on its biggest ever consultation, with industry views sought from across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (via CITBNI).

Skills Olympics takes Team UK to Russia

Team UK returned from the 'Skills Olympics' placing 12th out of 63 countries and took home 15 Medallions of Excellence.

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