Latest news from the Construction Alliance Latest 4 news items from our members, plus the latest Construction Alliance blog http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php Fri, 25 May 2018 03:25:58 +0100 en-gb NFB and RLA team up to raise rental standards http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=930 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=930 Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The National Federation of Builders (NFB) - the construction industry’s longest established trade association - and the Residential Landlords Association (RLA), the home for landlords, have formed a partnership to ensure that landlords have access to reputable builders when developing and maintaining homes across England and Wales. CECA: Light at the end of the tunnel after challenging period for infrastructure http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=929 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=929 Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors today said that the UK’s infrastructure sector is continuing to face challenging market conditions, but that with Government support there is light at the end of the tunnel. HBA: New Housing Secretary needs to value SMEs' contribution http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=928 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=928 Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The House Builders Association (HBA)- the house building division of the National Federation of Builders (NFB - congratulates Mr Brokenshire on his appointment and looks forward to working with him to promote the importance of SME house builders. CECA: Future success of England’s ports will rely on a joined-up approach to infrastructure http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=927 http://www.theconstructionalliance.org/news.php?ID=927 Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Civils contractors today said that the future success of England’s ports after Britain leaves the European Union will rely on a joined-up approach to infrastructure delivery. and from the Construction Alliance Blog: "Don't sideline SMEs on skills" says NFB national chair http://theconstructionalliance.blogspot.com/2016/02/dont-sideline-smes-on-skills-says-nfb.html http://theconstructionalliance.blogspot.com/2016/02/dont-sideline-smes-on-skills-says-nfb.html Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0100 In the Autumn Statement 2015, Chancellor George Osborne announced the introduction of an apprenticeship levy on businesses with salary bills in excess of 3 million.