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CITB extends grace period for SMSTS and SSSTS

CITB extends grace period for SMSTS and SSSTS

CITB has extended the grace period for expired Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) and Site Supervisors’ Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) certificates until 30 November 2020. Workers whose certificates expired after 15 March 2020 now have until this date to...

What would you like CITB to do with your money?

What would you like CITB to do with your money?

CITB has asked for employer feedback throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to enable them to support the construction industry where it matters most and to shape the work they do.  This is an opportunity to say where CITB funds are directed in order to make the most...

Talent retention scheme gains traction

Talent retention scheme gains traction

The CLC’s Talent Retention Scheme is a not for profit programme, supported by business associations, member companies, professional institutions, unions and other stakeholder organisations. George Swann FIS Skills and Training Lead said, “After the considerable...

CITB Levy Return to be submitted by 30 November

CITB Levy Return to be submitted by 30 November

CITB Levy registered employers should have now received their 2020 Levy Return, covering 6 April 2019 to 5 April 2020, which must be completed and submitted by 30 November 2020.  Failure to submit the Levy Return by 30 November will result in grant claims being...

Webinar: Prepare your business for new rules from January 2021

Webinar: Prepare your business for new rules from January 2021

The UK has left the EU and is leaving the EU single market and customs union. The end of the transition period will affect construction businesses. Your business should take action now to prepare. This webinar, presented by the Department for Business, Energy &...

Passing HSE site inspections – managing dust in construction

Passing HSE site inspections – managing dust in construction

Across October, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) is conducting assessments across the UK to analyse any respiratory risks caused by the exposure from certain substances across construction sites. One of the biggest causes of respiratory-related illnesses in the...