Displaced construction sector apprentices buck the national trend

Strong sector links and a long tradition of apprenticeships are helping the construction industry find new homes for displaced trainees. The sector is bucking national trends for a government scheme that aims to match employers with apprentices. The government has invested £1m cash to help support construction companies that take Continue Reading

MP tables motion calling for more construction apprentices

A former apprentice, now an MP for Blaydon, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, has tabled an early day motion in the House of Commons calling for more construction apprenticeships. The Labour MP Dave Anderson has called for more construction apprenticeships to help create new jobs in the construction industry, his call  has been Continue Reading