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, 23 Jul 2017 22:29:54 +0100 en-gb National Federation of Builders and dot2dot announce partnership http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=848 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=848 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 The National Federation of Builders (NFB) - the construction industry’s longest established trade association - and dot2dot - the UK’s leading nursery and childcare insurance specialist - have formed a partnership to help nurseries across the UK find the right builder for their project. CECA: HS2 “vital to delivering post-Brexit growth” http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=847 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=847 Mon, 17 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors have welcomed today’s announcement that the Government has confirmed the route of HS2 north of Birmingham. CECA: Transport investment strategy will drive post-Brexit growth http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=846 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=846 Wed, 05 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors have welcomed the Government’s launch of a new transport investment plan that prioritises rebalancing the economy. CECA: Government must act now to prevent Brexit-imposed construction skills crisis http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=845 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=845 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors said today that the new Government must act urgently to prevent a full-blown construction skills crisis due to Brexit. 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.