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Larger employers within the heating sector required to pay the UK government’s Apprenticeship Levy are being urged to transfer up to a quarter of their unspent funds into their supply chains.
The construction sector could face drastic shortages in skilled labour unless the government can amend existing immigration policies in case of a ’no deal’ Brexit, building services body BESA has warned.
BSRIA has argued that a lack of investment in training remains a major issue still to be addressed within a construction industry that is also facing a number of emerging challenges linked to Brexit.
The 2018 Budget has set out fresh commitments to transform apprenticeship training that could have implications for the future of the building services sector.
The September edition of H&V News looks at the wider industry response to a London-specific strategy intended to provide 30 to 40 per cent cashback to SMEs that switch to cleaner boilers. Might such a model benefit a wider national roll-out?
BESA has welcomed government amendments to the Apprenticeship Levy that it has said will ease restrictions on the distribution of funds.
Tracey Richardson has been elected as the president of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE).
The UK government is partnering with the construction industry to invest up to £420m in pushing new technologies, offsite manufacturing techniques and digital building design onto the market as part of a new Construction Sector Deal unveiled today.
BESA is urging the government to ensure greater flexibility within its Apprenticeship Levy system to ensure funding is more readily available to groups such as SMEs for courses that better meet the specific needs of the building services sector and other specialist industries.
BESA has appointed its head of sustainability David Frise as chief executive in a bid to build on its work in providing technical output and support, while also pushing new training initiatives.