CITB Announces £500k Innovation Funding to Boost Construction Industry

Industry Impact Fund seeks fresh, scalable ideas to tackle key challenges and transform the industry's future. The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has launched the...
The college, a £100 million investment located in Nine Elms, was established to offer sophisticated technical skills training to more than 2,000 students across disciplines such as construction, healthcare, and robotics.

London Tech College & Lee Marley Combat Skills Shortage

London's newest Tech College has teamed up with Lee Marley to shape future Construction professionals. London South Bank Technical College (LSBTC), a fresh and advanced...
The UK construction sector is suffering from a worsening skills shortage, caused largely by a lack of engagement with the Points-Based System (PBS), a post-Brexit migration policy, according to the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Post-Brexit Migration Policy Fuels Construction Skills Shortage

The UK construction sector is suffering from a worsening skills shortage, caused largely by a lack of engagement with the Points-Based System (PBS), a...
The UK construction industry faces a dire financial crisis, as the number of companies on the brink of collapse has surged by 46% in the past three months

Mixed Forecast for the UK Construction Contractor Sector in 2023

The construction contractor sector may be growing in numbers, but shrinking revenue threatens the industry's stability, warns RIFT Tax Refunds.  The tax specialists have crunched...
According to recent data from the Insolvency Service, the UK construction industry has recorded the highest number of insolvencies across all sectors in the 12 months leading up to March 2023.

Construction Sector Tops UK Insolvency List

According to recent data from the Insolvency Service, the UK construction industry has recorded the highest number of insolvencies across all sectors in the...
A recent LBC analysis has revealed a surge in tool theft across England and Wales, with more than 40,000 cases in 2022 alone.

Surge in Tool Theft Leaves Tradespeople Struggling

A recent LBC analysis has revealed a surge in tool theft across England and Wales, with more than 40,000 cases in 2022 alone. This...
The NASC sponsored the YouthBuild UK Young Builder of the Year award reception at the House of Lords, celebrating young talents in construction who have overcome significant challenges.

NASC Celebrates Inspiring Young Builders at House of Lords Reception

The NASC sponsored the YouthBuild UK Young Builder of the Year award reception at the House of Lords, celebrating young talents in construction who...
The largest payroll in the UK construction industry has reported a historical high in weekly earnings for skilled tradespeople. 

Subbies now earning a grand a week

The largest payroll in the UK construction industry has reported a historical high in weekly earnings for skilled tradespeople.  During December 2022, the average pay...

60,000 CSCS skills cards set to be banned

More than 60,000 CSCS industry skills cards issued under Industry Accreditation (IA) aka ‘Grandfather Rights’ are set to be banned on 31st December 2024...

Bookings open for Build UK Open Doors 2023 event

The booking process for Open Doors 2023 is now open. Young people and those seeking a career change will have the opportunity to visit construction...
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