Latest news from the Construction Alliance Latest 4 news items from our members, plus the latest Construction Alliance blog Tue, 20 Oct 2020 20:17:03 +0100 en-gb CECA: Red Diesel Axe Piles More Pressure On Struggling Contractors Wed, 11 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors have warned that axing the rebate on red diesel in two years will still hammer many contractors. In his Budget speech to Parliament Chancellor Rishi Sunak MP announced he would ‘level up’ the UK by ‘getting Britain building’, but also announced that the rebate on red diesel will end in 2022. Budget 2020: NFB calls for meaningful change Mon, 09 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Ahead of the budget on 11 March 2020, the National Federation of Builders (NFB) sets out its wishes for the construction and housebuilding industry, with late payment, planning reform and greater support for SMEs at the top of the agenda. CECA: Red Diesel Axe To Cost Construction More Than £280 Million A Year Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors have warned that cutting the rebate on from red diesel will cost the UK’s construction industry at least £280 million a year. NFB Reflects on International Women's Day Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Over the past 40 years, there has been a steady increase in the proportion of women in employment. Today, women make up nearly half of the UK workforce, however, the construction industry paints a very different picture. and from the Construction Alliance Blog: New Rules On Prompt Payment Come Into Force Thu, 05 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0100