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CPA Weekly Notes

CPA Weekly Notes

This week's Notes include information on BRE's Build4Quality Conference on 28 September which seeks to define quality homes and developments. Read the Notes here.

Scotland Build 2016

Scotland Build 2016

Scotland Build takes place on 23 and 24 November at SECC Glasgow so you are invited to register for your free ticket (see link below). A construction expo dedicated entirely to opportunities in Scotland, the show is attended by thousands of 'movers & shakers' in...

FIS CREATES ONLINE ONE STOP SKILLS SHOP

FIS CREATES ONLINE ONE STOP SKILLS SHOP

FIS, working with developer Reference Point, has launched the first online training course booking platform that automatically adds newly achieved qualifications to individuals’ CSCS cards. CourseSight, which can be accessed through the FIS Skills Hub, brings together...

CPA Weekly Notes

CPA Weekly Notes

The Communities and Local Government Committee has launched an inquiry into the capacity of the housebuilding industry to meet demand for new homes and invites submissions of evidence on various issues. Read the Notes here.

Update on apprenticeship levy

Update on apprenticeship levy

Today, the government published proposals for a new funding model for apprenticeships and further details on the apprenticeship levy. Under the plans for the levy, the government has proposed that employers that are too small to pay the levy, will have 90% of the...

JTC Newsline

JTC Newsline

The August edition of the Joint Taxation Committee's Newsline is available to read here.

Build UK supports call for delay in apprenticeship levy introduction

Build UK supports call for delay in apprenticeship levy introduction

The Department for Education's new minister for skills and apprenticeships, Robert Halfon, will unveil details on the structure of its proposed apprenticeship levy on Friday 12 August. Details of the levy were first expected to be published in June, but this was...

Construction Trade Survey

Construction Trade Survey

The CPA’s latest Construction Trade Survey, published today, shows that construction activity weakened in the second quarter of 2016. Net balances across the construction supply chain, including product manufacturers, building contractors and civil engineers fell to...

CPA Weekly Notes

CPA Weekly Notes

Along with the latest economy news, last week's Flooding and Resilience Workshop slides can be accessed via the CPA website. Also, BIS Committee launches inquiry into Government’s Industrial Strategy. Weekly Notes 05 August 2016