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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

FIS Board nominations

FIS Board nominations

FIS is looking for contractor and supplier members to join its Board.  If you would like to stand for election, or if you know someone who would, please complete the nomination form here and return it to FIS by Wednesday 31 August 2016. Election results will be...

Invitation to Bounce Back drylining training centre

Invitation to Bounce Back drylining training centre

Members are invited to join other London-based FIS drylining contractor members for breakfast at The Clink Restaurant and an exclusive viewing of the of the Bounce Back drylining training centre at HM Prison Brixton on Tuesday 20 September between 9.00 and 11.00am....

Outcomes from the CIC Strategic Review 2016-2020

Outcomes from the CIC Strategic Review 2016-2020

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) members met last month to discuss the outcomes of the year-long Strategic Review of the organisation and agree its recommendations for the next five years. Read more here.