Tag Archives: skills


Construction skills threat

Unite has warned that the Construction Industry Training Board’s (CITB) restructuring plans are mired in confusion and the organisation is guilty of failing to properly... Read More

Skills ‘black hole’

News that the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has confirmed it will end all directing training by 2020, will create a skills black hole and... Read More

Skills crisis

Unite has renewed its demands for radical action to be taken to tackle the deepening skills crisis facing the construction industry.   Unite made its... Read More
Brexit News Feature

Stop Brexit pain

The consequences of a “hard” Brexit have been laid bare in a new report, which shows that manufacturing, agriculture, energy and construction are amongst the... Read More
News Feature

Confidence vote for young

Defence firm BAE Systems is now offering a record number of high quality, highly paid apprenticeships and last week committed to offering hundreds more this... Read More
News Feature

A levy too far?

Unite is hoping that government plans to create three million apprenticeships in the coming years will lead to a new generation of youngsters being told:... Read More
News Feature

Missing skills emergencies

The UK is now facing an emergency skills crisis in key sectors including manufacturing, construction, science and engineering, the Confederation of British Industry warned today... Read More