Latest news from the Construction Alliance Latest 4 news items from our members, plus the latest Construction Alliance blog Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:22:37 +0100 en-gb Winners of the NFB Awards 2019 announced at ceremony in Birmingham Fri, 05 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Construction companies and industry figures from across England and Wales gathered in the Midlands to celebrate outstanding contributions made to the built environment, and the high quality work and commitment delivered by both NFB members and non-members across the regions. There is no place for a ‘pay to get paid’ culture in construction Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Kier’s ‘Working as One’ initiative is an insult to the Prompt Payment Code. Is the housing crisis returning as a Government priority? Thu, 28 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Planning reform will go a long way to helping solve the housing and skills crisis NFB: Brownfield first is the correct approach Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0100 The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) published an updated analysis on the potential of brownfield land for housing. It calls for a stop to the unnecessary loss of our countryside and green spaces. and from the Construction Alliance Blog: "Don't sideline SMEs on skills" says NFB national chair 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.