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Standards in construction to increase as the government approves two new apprenticeships

Standards in construction to increase as the government approves two new apprenticeships

The Federation of Master Builders has welcomed the approval of two new apprenticeship, which will improve standards in construction
Construction workers are among the worst culprits for using smartphones at work

Construction workers are among the worst culprits for using smartphones at work

New research has revealed 78 per cent of construction workers use their personal smartphone whilst working
Construction training gets Budget shake up with new T-Level qualifications

Construction training gets Budget shake up with new T-Level qualifications

During the Budget the Chancellor revealed new technical based qualifications would be launched to streamline construction training
Apprenticeship targets have been increased by the Scottish government

Apprenticeship targets have been increased by the Scottish government

The Scottish government has announced it will increase its apprenticeship targets for this year, offering up to 27,000 places
Housebuilder Redrow announces 100 new apprenticeship places for 2017

Housebuilder Redrow announces 100 new apprenticeship places for 2017

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week housebuilder Redrow has revealed a hundred new apprenticeships for the year ahead
Building maintenance firm collapses with 46 members of staff made redundant

Building maintenance firm collapses with 46 members of staff made redundant

A Nottingham-based building maintenance firm has gone into administration, with all members of staff losing their jobs
Apprentices are important to consumers, says new research

Builders are more likely to be hired by householders if they train apprentices

New data has revealed 50 per cent of householders are more likely to hire builders who have apprentices on their books
London construction will be crippled by a Hard Brexit, says Mayor Sadiq Khan

London construction will be crippled by a Hard Brexit, says Mayor Sadiq Khan

A Hard Brexit could leave the London construction market “high and dry”, as nearly one in four builders hired are from the EU
jail sentences

Jail sentences handed out to construction workers who committed tax fraud

Nine construction workers have been given jail sentences after attempting to commit £300,000 worth of organised tax fraud
Construction managers struggle to recruit EU skilled workers

Construction managers are struggling to hire EU workers as Brexit fears mount

The number of EU workers seeking jobs in the UK has fallen since the Brexit vote, with construction managers seeing increasingly less applications
Fire and security apprenticeship

Fire and security apprenticeship launched during major industry event

A new fire and security apprenticeship has been launched this week, with the aim of equipping the next generation with the necessary skills
women in construction

Women in Construction award nomination for NICEIC campaign to attract more females

NICEIC’s campaign to draw more women into the electrical contracting industry has been shortlisted for a gong at the Women in Construction awards
female construction workers

Female construction workers are still lacking in the sector

A new report from AXA Business Insurance has called for more action to be undertaken recruit female construction workers into the industry
recruitment shortage

Recruitment shortage exacerbated by a fall in the number of EU workers

A new report into the labour market has revealed the recruitment shortage of skilled workers could be due to a fall in the number of EU workers

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