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CITB is investing £3 million into the Scottish construction sector to support individuals at the start of their career and increase job retention. The commission, Scottish Academy for Construction Opportunities (SACO), will target the Highlands and Islands and Scotland Central and Southern, an

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CITB has marked Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May 2022) with a pledge to continue its support to training and understanding. A study compiled by the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity and CITB highlighted the toll poor mental health is taking. The research showed 26% of construction worke

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Almost 14,000 businesses have been supported in the form of grants from the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), with over £77 million paid out in the last year, and over 45% of grant spent going to small and micro businesses, new data has revealed.

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The Chancellor’s decision to slash VAT to 0% on home energy saving measures has been broadly welcomed by contractors and trade bodies, though calls remain for the UK Government to support and incentivise people in undertaking retrofitting and other projects through further public support and i

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The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced its director of policy and strategic planning, Steve Radley, will be leaving the CITB in March 2022. Steve joined CITB in 2014 and since then has the company’s engagement with government and the construction industry to establish an

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The number of migrant workers entering UK construction continues to fall significantly at a time when the industry is experiencing a sharp rise in the cost of materials, wages, and an increase in demand for workers, CITB’s annual migration report has revealed.

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To mark Scottish Careers Week, one MSP is flying the flag for careers in the built environment after visiting one of Scotland’s largest mixed-use developments. Martin Whitfield MSP, a former primary school teacher and Labour Member of the Scottish Parliament for South Scotland, visited Blindwe

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