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 Feb 2019 07:31:45 +0100 en-gb NFB: Strategic housing investment is another positive step http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=1008 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=1008 Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 James Brokenshire has announced £250 million for housing deals, which includes £157 million for infrastructure funding for roads and green spaces. Grabbing the community housing opportunity http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=1009 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=1009 Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Kit Malthouse, housing minister, has announced £6 million of funding for the Community Led Homes Programme. CECA: Shock drop in contractors’ workloads raises fears for UK economy http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=1007 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=1007 Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors experienced a shock drop in their workloads in the last quarter of 2018, according to a survey published today. NFB: Wholesale planning reform will give us the homes we need http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=1006 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=1006 Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 The National Audit Office (NAO) has confirmed that the Government will fail to solve the housing crisis unless radical changes to the planning process are made. 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.