Scottish Building Federation

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The Construction Industry Training Board’s (CITB) announcement of a major boost in funding to help employers take on construction apprentices has been welcomed by the Scottish Building Federation. The trade body said the increase in attendance grants to £2,500 per year will help employer

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Figures from across the sector will have a unique opportunity to debate how to survive and thrive in Scotland’s rapidly changing construction industry as trade association the Scottish Building Federation (SBF) meets for its annual conference, taking place in Glasgow this week. The conference on M

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Construction trade federations across the UK are continuing their push for action on cash retentions. The National Federation of Builders (NFB) and other trade federations with members most likely to be affected by the collapse of Carillion believe this is an opportunity for the industry to move swi

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Trade bodies and unions have called on both the UK and Scottish governments to ensure that appropriate lessons are learned for future decisions on the procurement of large scale construction projects following the collapse on the UK’s second biggest construction firm. Carillion was placed into com

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The Scottish Government is unlikely to meet its target of delivering 50,000 new affordable homes by 2021 without reforms to housing procurement, according to a survey of Scotland’s building companies. The latest Scottish Construction Monitor, a quarterly survey of the membership of the Scottish Bu

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