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The next level qualification guide

The next level qualification guide

Are you an employer who could provide a T Level industry placement relating to design, surveying and planning for construction, or digital production, design and development? In September 2020, the Department for Education launched the first three T Level...

Returning to the work during the pandemic

Returning to the work during the pandemic

Coming back to work after time away during the pandemic may have its challenges.  If workers have been away from the business for prolonged periods they may have experienced a decline in ability or proficiency. They may need additional time and support to get back to...

Vital Update:  Right to Work checks

Vital Update: Right to Work checks

Now that the UK has left the European Union, freedom of movement of people no longer applies and a new points based system has been implemented to manage immigration.  There are a number of actions that employers are recommended to undertake. The Home Office has now...

Construction activity an Easter blip causing a slight dip

Construction activity an Easter blip causing a slight dip

According to the the latest information from Builders’ Conference, both the number and value of contracts awarded in April decreased for the first time this year. There were 548 contracts worth £5.7 billion, which has dropped below the monthly average of £6.0 billion...

Mental Health Support:  Help Inside the Hard Hat

Mental Health Support: Help Inside the Hard Hat

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, The Lighthouse Club is launching its ‘Help Inside the Hard Hat’ campaign to raise awareness of mental health within the construction industry. To help support the charity's biggest ever campaign, Help Inside the Hard Hat,...

Help shape the future of construction skills

Help shape the future of construction skills

Nation Council Chair vacancies: Help shape the future of construction skills CITB is seeking senior, experienced and knowledgeable industry representatives for its Nation Council Chair in England and Scotland. The Nation Councils have an important role in supporting...