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Press Release 14 February 2017

CITB launches biggest-ever Levy consultation

CITB is embarking on the biggest consultation the organisation has ever undertaken, with all in-scope employers being asked to give their views on the Levy proposal for 2018.

CITB Apprenticeships overhauls teaching methods to boost completion rates

CITB Apprenticeships is radically changing the way it teaches maths and English across Great Britain to reduce the number of apprentices who either drop out or fail their courses.

Record numbers starting construction apprenticeships

Construction apprenticeship starts are at a record high, according to figures released by the CITB during National Apprenticeship Week

The 14 best things about a construction apprenticeship

The 10th National Apprenticeship Week kicks off today, bringing together employers and learners from across England and celebrating apprenticeships and all that they can offer. At CITB we love...

Seven jailed following three CITB fraud investigations

“People working illegally or without the necessary qualifications poses a huge risk to the construction industry."

CITB forecast: construction set for growth, if major infrastructure projects stay on track

Construction is set for growth over the next five years – but delays to infrastructure projects could put this at risk, warns a new CITB forecast out today.

New plans announced to boost confidence in energy efficiency market

Richard Bayliss, Sustainability and Innovation Strategy Lead at CITB, outlines changes to the energy efficiency retrofit market.

Nigerian fraudster sentenced to jail for using fake construction card

A man who used a false name to work on UK construction sites has been sentenced to six months’ jail, following a Home Office and CITB investigation.

CITB-funded initiative to help ex-military personnel into construction

Buildforce, an industry-led initiative, has been launched to encourage service leavers and veterans into the construction sector.

Your chance to go behind the scenes of Britain's buildings

People interested in finding out more about a career in construction can now book to visit a site near them as part of this year’s Open Doors.

CITB unveils Levy proposal to fund new offer to industry

CITB is to begin its consultation with industry on a new Levy offer which would see an across the board reduction in the Levy for all firms to fund a new more relevant offer for industry and a...

CITB's highlights of 2016

The last 12 months has seen a big increase in SME funding; thought-provoking research, campaigns and awards.

CPCS development plans for 2017

Plans to review and update the Construction Plant Competence Scheme have been announced.

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