Articles from CITB

New points-based immigration system expands threshold for skilled workers, from degree level 6 to level 3

Home Secretary @PritiPatel sent a clear message to the world today that Britain is ready to welcome the best and brightest global #talent when the transition period comes to an end, as further detail on UK’s future immigration system are released.

House building companies should only get planning if apprentice numbers are met

@CITB_UK has published its formal consultation report with employers on the proposal to exempt more small employers from Levy payment proposals and on whether training funds were being reinvested in the right areas.

Two new industry leaders bringing diversity to CITB board

@GillianKeegan and Peter Lauener welcome new Trustees to @CITB_ board @SeddonSophie @_NovusSolutions @tonyelliottHRD @RobertsonGroup   CITB welcomes two new Trustees to its Board, who will contribute in shaping and monitoring the organisation’s future strategy.  Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Gillian Keegan MP appointed Sophie Seddon, People and Culture Director at Novus, and Tony Elliott, Group HR Director at Robertson Group, to the CITB Board. Tony Elliott has over 25 years of experience in the fields of talent, people and learning, has been Chair of CITB’s Scotland Nation Council from September 2018 to June 2020, and is part of the senior team at Robertson, one of the UK’s largest privately-owned construction and infrastructure services companies. Tony feels strongly about the development of people and the growing of internal talent, the attraction of new talent, and ensuring skillsets are enhanced and future-proofed within construction.

Success of Construction Skills Fund recognised as scheme extended another year

@CITB_UK - The success of the Construction Skills Fund (CSF) in delivering site-ready learners for the industry has been rewarded with a 12-month extension by the Department for Education (DfE).

CITB sets out plan to support sector’s skills-based recovery as Levy bills cut

@CITB_UK sets out plan to support sector’s skills-based recovery as Levy bills cut