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FIS Skills, the specialist skills delivery team of FIS, are running an open day at Tyne Metropolitan college on Monday 10 April to showcase...
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Next month will see the introduction of the Government’s new Apprenticeship Levy on large firms and it could lead to a big shift in...
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The government has confirmed that a new apprenticeship levy will go ahead in 2017 meaning that employers with a payroll bill of more than £3...
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Lewisham Southwark College is delivering a British Gypsum-sponsored drylining/plastering training and employment programme in collaboration with Barratt London and Stanmore Contractors. This programme, being run...
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London-based Stanmore Contractors,one of the country's largest drylining and facades specialists, has scooped the coveted Sword of Excellence at the annual Plaisterers’ Livery Company...
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FIS training manager Jeremy Clayton takes a look at what the new Construction Centre at Barnsley College has to offer, both for today’s students...
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A new report from the Construction Products Association (CPA) says that manufacturers and distributors of construction products run thousands of training programmes for the...
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SCS Manufacturing and Training, part of the SCS Group, has opened a new training facility at Trafford Park, Manchester, to enhance its partnership with...
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Industry training came in for  criticism at the annual FIS  conference in Warwickshire last month, but CITB chief executive Adrian Belton answered critics by...
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Professionals from across the construction industry have warned that any boost in productivity offered by the government’s Northern Powerhouse plan is threatened by a...