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Urgent review of Apprenticeship Levy required to reverse decline in apprenticeships, says FMB

Published date: 14 June 2018

Figures published today show a 28% fall in apprenticeship starts between August 2017 and March 2018, compared with the same period last year...

Alarm bells over construction output fall, says FMB

Published date: 11 June 2018

The Beast from the East, rising costs and Brexit are to blame for the sharp drop in construction output...

SME builders now better represented on CITB's Board

Published date: 04 June 2018

The appointment of two construction SME representatives to the CITB Board is an important step forward...

Government must be realistic about skills of construction T Level students

Published date: 29 May 2018

The Government must be realistic about the capabilities and work-readiness of students who have completed construction T Levels...

Welsh Government loan fund will boost SME builders

Published date: 23 May 2018

The multi-million-pound Welsh Government fund established to help small builders will boost house building in Wales...

Nearly 60% of people wrongly assume millennials are hopeless around the house

Published date: 18 May 2018

Well over half of people wrongly assume that millennials are useless when it comes to carrying out practical jobs around the home...

Hackitt provides a blueprint for wider change

Published date: 17 May 2018

Hackitt’s review into Building Regulations provides a blueprint for ensuring competence in construction...

Government must transform how it works with construction post-Carillion

Published date: 16 May 2018

The Government must learn from Carillion by enforcing fair payment and opening up public sector contracts to smaller firms...

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