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Interior Installer Apprenticeship – webinar for employers

Interior Installer Apprenticeship – webinar for employers

CITB deliver the Interior Installer Apprenticeship; there is availability for Autumn 2021 starts at the Bircham Newton campus, near King Lynn, and further courses are planned for 2022. Two different pathway options are available within this Apprenticeship - Drylining...

Digital right to work checks delayed until April 2022

Digital right to work checks delayed until April 2022

The Home Office announced this week that the end date for adjusted digital right to work checks has been delayed again, to 5 April 2022. The official guidance can be found here. This follows extensive campaigning by the Recruitment and Employers Confederation and...

Sites become smart

Sites become smart

CSCS and Build UK have published a six-page guidance document on ‘How to be a Smart Site’ to help realise the benefits of using Smart Technology to check cards carrying the CSCS logo.  It covers how to check cards that are already using Smart Technology, how to...

Road haulier: HGV driver shortage

Road haulier: HGV driver shortage

The Department for Transport and Cabinet Office are seeking input for an urgent review of the HGV driver shortage.  DfT and Cabinet Office are asking all operators who employ HGV drivers to complete the following DfT haulier survey...

CPA publishes results of industry Consultation on new Code

CPA publishes results of industry Consultation on new Code

The Construction Products Association (CPA) has released the results of its industry-wide consultation on the new Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI). The 65 page report – downloadable at www.buildingsafely.co.uk – details feedback from 35 trade...

Final transition for UKCA Marking delayed

Final transition for UKCA Marking delayed

It has been confirmed that the final transition to UKCA Marking from CE Marking will be delayed by 12 months allowing time for legislation to pass through Parliament, industry to prepare for change and the newly formed UK Approved Bodies to put in place the necessary...