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Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice

Incentive payments for hiring a new apprentice

In recognition that Apprenticeships will be more important than ever in helping businesses to recruit the right people and develop the skills they need to recover and grow – both now and in the long-term. Due to the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Supplementary Funding available from CITB for FIS Members

Supplementary Funding available from CITB for FIS Members

The FIS Training Group has secured funding to supplement the cost of training courses completed by FIS employer members.  This FIS Supplement is in addition to the CITB GET code grant you claim from CITB for short duration courses.  Organisations are eligible for this...

CPA publishes its Construction Industry Scenarios 2020-21

CPA publishes its Construction Industry Scenarios 2020-21

The latest CPA Construction Industry Scenarios (Summer 2020) have now been published which has three scenarios in a similar vein to the Spring Scenarios. In the CPA’s main construction scenario, a V-shape better described as a tick-shape recession and recovery,...

FIS Updates BIM Toolbox

FIS Updates BIM Toolbox

FIS has updated its BIM Toolbox to embrace the principles of BS EN ISO 1950 (which supersedes BS 1192: Collaborative production of architectural, engineering and construction information.   This new standard aligns the UK with International Standards and extends...

Payment Practices and the CLC Contracts and Disputes Survey

Payment Practices and the CLC Contracts and Disputes Survey

The CLC has issued a Contracts and Disputes Survey to understand the nature and extent of commercial issues within the industry. The findings will inform a review and any updates to the CLC’s guidance and the deadline for responses is Friday 21 August. As part of the...