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 Mon, 20 Feb 2017 01:37:54 +0100 en-gb Eltham Palace serves as the perfect location for launch of NFB’s Heritage Group event http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=826 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=826 Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Construction experts and influential industry figures within the heritage sector gathered in London to attend the launch of the NFB’s Heritage Group. CECA: Concern construction jobs boom not UK-wide http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=825 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=825 Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors today welcomed the news that the construction industry is on track to create 35,000 jobs a year for the next five years, but expressed caution that the anticipated growth will not benefit all areas of the UK. CECA: Workloads steady, but mixed expectations by nation http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=824 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=824 Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors today said that growth in the infrastructure sector is steady, but that there are mixed expectations of how the market will develop in the next 12 months. CECA: Heathrow strategy paper vital first step in securing post-Brexit growth http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=823 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=823 Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Civil engineering contractors have welcomed news that the Government will publish a strategy paper later today for the expansion of Heathrow. 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.