Posts tagged ‘CITB Levy’
Industry votes to keep CITB levy but insists on change

10 October 2017 - CITB - admin - Comments Off on Industry votes to keep CITB levy but insists on change

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The CITB has been backed by industry to continue but major reforms have been called for. The vote showed strong support for CITB’s continued Levy-raising powers, across employers of all sizes in England, Scotland and Wales. This comes at the end of the CITB’s triennial Consensus process, during which 14 federations and 4,000 non-represented employers […]

UK’s largest house builders vote 10 to 1 against CITB levy

4 October 2017 - CITB - admin - Comments Off on UK’s largest house builders vote 10 to 1 against CITB levy

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The country’s house builders have returned a resoundingly negative response in the vote on whether the industry has confidence in the CITB, the body which collects a Levy on construction companies to help fund skills and training courses for their employees In terms of Levy paid, 89% voted against CITB continuing as the lead body […]

FMB members vote for continuation of CITB levy under suspiction

26 September 2017 - CITB - admin - Comments Off on FMB members vote for continuation of CITB levy under suspiction

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The CITB has won a vote for the continuation of the levy in suspicious circumstances after the FMB put is voters weight behind CITB giving them a majority of just one in the vote. The FMB gave a final result 82 members of the trade body voted to keep the CITB’s levy paying powers compared […]

Full CITB Levy and grant information

25 April 2016 - CITB - admin - Comments Off on Full CITB Levy and grant information

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CITB collects levy funds from construction employers and reinvests the money in the industry to help training and skills development. How levy money is used Funding for employers to train, qualify and upskill staff is the main support we provide with the levy money. Other services we provide employers include: Apprenticeship funding and support. Card […]

Judge rules in favour of CITB levy

19 April 2016 - CITB - admin - Comments Off on Judge rules in favour of CITB levy

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A judicial review into the CITB industry training levy has turned down calls for sweeping reforms of the system. The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and CITB have this week won a Judicial Review. The Judicial Review was taken against BIS, with CITB named as an interested party, by Hudsons Contract Services Ltd. […]

90% of applicants for a Skills and Training Fund accepted

16 March 2016 - CITB - admin - Comments Off on 90% of applicants for a Skills and Training Fund accepted

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A whopping 90% of applicants for a Skills and Training Fund for small firms run by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) have had their bids approved. Out of 48 bids from small and micro firms, 43 were successful. The fund grants up to £5000 for levy payers with less than 50 employees, to provide […]

CITB “Changing the way we work” to improve levy distribution

10 February 2016 - CITB - admin - Comments Off on CITB “Changing the way we work” to improve levy distribution

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This week CITB has been meeting with employers and federations to discuss our business plan for the next three years, which includes improving training reducing staff to return more of the levy to training. The plan has been driven by consistent feedback from our customers, who have told us that CITB needs to change in […]

New Apprenticeships levy 700 contractors to pay extra 0.5%

25 November 2015 - CITB - admin - Comments Off on New Apprenticeships levy 700 contractors to pay extra 0.5%

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The chancellor Mr Osborne, addressing the Commons announced that from April 2017 businesses will contribute 0.5% of their total wage bill towards paying for on-the-job training but only for those with a wage bill of more than £3,000,000. A £15,000 allowance for employers will mean the levy will only be paid on employers’ pay bills […]


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