Westminster magistrates have fined Protostar Construction Ltd £14000 following an investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for the uncontrolled removal of asbestos by a none licenced removal company.
A list of Construction Trades and professions the industry is struggling to recruit for have been draw up by industry leaders.
An online trader was sentenced at Warwick Crown Court for more than 3 years under section 9 of the fraud act 2006 for the production and sale of fake documents.
The biggest ever boost by the CITB see’s a £5million commission to help under represented groups into the construction industry. Pathways into construction aims to connect employers to people who may traditionally have found it difficult to enter into construction such as the unemployed, women of all ages and full-time learners (who study construction but struggle to join the industry)
CSCS has recently been receiving reports that some holders of the GQA Labourer Q-card (a recognised partner of the CSCS Card Scheme) have been turned away from sites as their cards and occupations were not recognised to be approved by CSCS.
The CSCS firmly believe that in order for Construction sites to remain safe and productive all workers should hold the correct qualifications and training for the type of work they carry out.