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 Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:00:51 +0100 en-gb NFB supports Abrahams’s bill on project bank accounts in public sector projects http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=995 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=995 Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Debbie Abrahams MP has pledged to introduce a ten minute rule bill in Parliament ensuring that public sector projects over £500,000 use project bank accounts. A skilled workforce needs employers http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=994 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=994 Wed, 09 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0100 We need politicians to understand how a skilled workforce is locally sustained Building more social homes is a no brainer http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=993 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=993 Tue, 08 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0100 The Government must help fix part of the broken housing market and build for the future NFB: No deal and Immigration White Paper are damaging to construction http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=991 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=991 Wed, 19 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Leaving the EU without a deal would be more catastrophic for the construction industry than the financial crisis of 2008 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.