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 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:00:41 +0100 en-gb Housing and planning policy needs leadership consistency http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=947 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=947 Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Theresa May has appointed Kit Malthouse, MP for North West Hampshire, as minister of state for housing and planning. NFB welcomes Government strategy on low and zero carbon emissions http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=948 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=948 Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100 As the UK looks set to ban new petrol and diesel cars by 2040, Chris Grayling has unveiled the ‘Reducing emissions from road transport: Road to Zero Strategy’ report, which expects at least 50% of new cars to be ultra-low emission by 2030. NFB welcomes plans to ensure stability for businesses after Brexit http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=946 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=946 Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The Government has published its negotiating position on the future relationship between the UK and the EU after Brexit, following a cabinet summit held on 6 July at the prime minister’s country residence in Chequers. NFB welcomes new Midlands regional chair Catherine Windibank http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=945 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=945 Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Catherine Windibank, business development manager at Richard Jackson Ltd, became Midlands regional chair of the National Federation of Builders (NFB) on Thursday 8 June at the NFB annual general meeting (AGM). 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.