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Quality in Construction

Quality in Construction

A Free Online course where you learn how to foster a culture of quality in construction with the CIOB. Poor quality builds have a detrimental impact on the construction industry. On this course, you will tackle this problem with professional research and insight into...

Scottish First Minister tells us to keep our distance

Scottish First Minister tells us to keep our distance

Today the Scottish First Minister (SFM) published the findings of a review by the COVID-19 Advisory Group on the 2 metre physical distancing rule. Their advice makes clear that the fundamental science around distance and transmission remains unchanged and that risk...

Have your say on CITB announcement

Have your say on CITB announcement

Effectively CITB made three significant announcements today: Your levy liability contribution is going to reduce The CITB are cognisant of cash-flow challenges that industry faces, but by law they must collect the Levy.  The workaround is that they will continue the...

What next for the Construction Products Regulations?

What next for the Construction Products Regulations?

The Construction Products Regulation lays down EU-wide rules for marketing construction products.  The European Commission has opened a formal review to includes: addressing the issues identified in the 2019 evaluation improving how the single market for construction...

DWP support for redundancies through its Rapid Response Service

DWP support for redundancies through its Rapid Response Service

If you have to make redundancies, Jobcentre Plus can give you and your employees support and advice through its Rapid Response Service.  Support could include: helping people facing redundancy to write CVs and find jobs providing general information about benefits...

Changes to CSCS Card Design

Changes to CSCS Card Design

Over recent years the CSCS card design has changed. If you see a CSCS card that looks slightly different to what you expect, do not assume that it is fake. Instead, use one of these tools to check if the card is valid: The free Go Smart app: All CSCS cards are Smart,...

CITB unveils plan to cut the levy and support a skills-based recovery

CITB unveils plan to cut the levy and support a skills-based recovery

No Levy payments before September and then, up to 12 months to pay Next year’s Levy bills to be delayed and 50% cut proposed Skills Stability Plan protects apprenticeships, Grants Scheme and employer funding Consensus will not take place this year to allow focus on...