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 Sun, 18 Nov 2018 18:45:14 +0100 en-gb NFB: CITB must continue targeting skills shortages http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=984 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=984 Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 NFB hopes that CITB will continue making headway to support other construction roles that are deficient Contractors call for certainty over Moorside http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=983 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=983 Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors today asked for clarity from Government regarding plans for a new nuclear power station at Moorside in Cumbria, after Toshiba’s decision to wind up its nuclear arm NuGen threw plans for the scheme into doubt. CECA launches contractor guide to Sub-National Transport Bodies at Highways UK http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=982 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=982 Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors today published an overarching guide to England’s Sub-national Transport Bodies (STBs) to help civil engineering contractors understand the forthcoming opportunities for substantial regional infrastructure delivery. NFB: Healey is right, all councils need access to HRAs http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=981 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=981 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The NFB is not yet convinced that the Labour Party or the Conservative Party understand how homes get built. 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.