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CLC outlines plan to close 50,000-worker annual recruitment gap

Group focused on culture change, broadening diversity, and raising awareness of existing schemes

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Booming wage rises show no signs of slowing down, payroll firm says

Plumbers and electricians cashing in with rates in London hitting record levels


Murphy offers jobs to 175 Ukrainians fleeing conflict

Figure equates to around 5% of contractor’s current workforce

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City recruits developers and contractors to green skills taskforce

Group looking to addres skills gap in quest to decarbonise Square Mile by 2040


Building Awards unveils two new categories as entries open for 2022

New awards recognise positive contributions in areas of people strategy and net zero


Construction apprenticeship starts showing signs of bounce back after years of decline

Number starting apprenticeships had dropped three years running

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What next for the CITB?

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This is what I know: Sarah Beale’s thoughts as she steps down from the CITB

The chief executive is leaving the training body at the end of the month


‘Improve CITB or scrap it,’ says Lords committee

Wide-ranging report into meeting housing demand calls for action to tackle skills shortage


CITB’s wage bill falls as high earners shipped out

Number of staff has halved over four years under Vision 2020 restructuring