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Kent Blaxill sponsors decorating skills training centre

The Kent Blaxill Decorating Skills Centre has opened the doors to its first cohort of students at the Colchester Institute Sheepen Road site in time for the start of the new term. A sponsorship agreement has resulted in the centre being fully refurbi…

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September 23, 2015  |   Share:

MPs pledge to back construction apprenticeships

Over 200 people from the construction industry braved the rain to join policy makers at CITB’s ‘I’m Backing Apprenticeships’ reception in the Houses of Parliament last Wednesday (16th Sept).

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September 23, 2015  |   Share:

Crown raises profile of decorating industry with ‘Inside This Tin’

Look out for us again on the big screen with a TV ad that puts professional decorating in the spotlight.

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September 23, 2015  |   Share:

MPs agree: apprenticeships key to British economy – but careers advice steers our best away from vocational learning

New research conducted on behalf of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) reveals that while 80% of MPs agree that ‘full employment’ cannot be achieved without apprenticeships, most of the general public (72%) would prefer their children go…

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September 23, 2015  |   Share:

Apprenticeship Levy

Ministers have announced plans to introduce an Apprenticeship Levy for ‘large employers’ to fund the Government’s ambition for three million apprenticeship starts over the course of this Parliament.

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September 15, 2015  |   Share:

Build UK Launched with Action Plan to Deliver Change

Build UK has marked its official launch today by publishing an Action Plan to address key industry issues and in turn improve the delivery of projects and drive growth.

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September 7, 2015  |   Share:

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September 7, 2015  |   Share:

CITB statement in response to today's apprenticeship levy consultation.

Steve Radley, CITB Director of Policy said: “Today BIS has launched its consultation on the proposed new Apprenticeships Levy, which will apply to large firms across all sectors in the economy. We encourage construction employers to respond to the co…

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August 26, 2015  |   Share:

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