Latest news from the Construction Alliance Latest 4 news items from our members, plus the latest Construction Alliance blog http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:54:23 +0100 en-gb CECA: Remote onshore wind will deliver clean economic growth http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=888 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=888 Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors today said that the delivery of remote onshore wind projects on Scotland’s remote islands will deliver a substantial boost to the economy in addition to providing clean energy. CECA: New money for roads repair welcome, but not enough to close pothole deficit http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=887 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=887 Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors today welcomed the Government’s announcement of an extra £46 million to fix potholes on England’s roads, but said that this was ‘a drop in the ocean’ compared to what was needed to deal with a substantial maintenance backlog. NFB welcomes positive developments in Brexit negotiation http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=886 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=886 Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The prime minister has secured a deal with the European Commission that will allow negotiations on Brexit to move forward to the next phase. CECA: Closing productivity gap is key to delivering growth http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=885 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=885 Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors today said that the Government’s plans to boost productivity in the infrastructure sector will both deliver savings and drive economic growth. and from the Construction Alliance Blog: "Don't sideline SMEs on skills" says NFB national chair http://theconstructionalliance.blogspot.com/2016/02/dont-sideline-smes-on-skills-says-nfb.html http://theconstructionalliance.blogspot.com/2016/02/dont-sideline-smes-on-skills-says-nfb.html Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0100 In the Autumn Statement 2015, Chancellor George Osborne announced the introduction of an apprenticeship levy on businesses with salary bills in excess of 3 million.