Tag Archives: Contruction

Pagabo launches new Mental Health Charity

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National framework organisation Pagabo is launching a new charity to tackle head on the taboo of mental health in the construction industry. The fundraising Pagabo Foundation aims to raise the profile of mental health within the construction industry and will fund resources making support and advice as readily available as …

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How can we Encourage Girls to Consider Construction?

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Exam season has arrived and for many 15-year-old girls, it means feeling the pressure of deciding what career path they want to follow. For many of them though, a career within the construction industry is probably not at their top of the list. CITB data shows that the appeal of  …

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Unite & Plymouth City Council working to protect construction workers

A £40 million construction project in Plymouth was today’s (Monday 17 December) venue for the signing of a new charter that will ensure that working conditions and building standards on construction projects under the control of Plymouth Council meet the highest standards. Unite, Britain and Ireland’s biggest union and Plymouth …

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Lords to debate report on off-site manufacture for construction

The House of Lords will tomorrow, Wednesday 12th December, debate the Science and Technology Committee’s report “Off-site manufacture for construction: building for change. Among those listed to speak are several members of the Committee including Lord Fox, Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and Lord …

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Construction workers set for wage boost

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Construction workers operating under the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) agreement are set for a boost in pay and allowances next month after a new two year pay deal worth 6.2 per cent was recently agreed. The CIJC is the largest agreement in the construction industry and principally covers workers …

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Helpline for 1 in 4 in Building trade who consider suicide

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With Mental Health Awareness in focus, family owned builders merchants, Chandlers Building Supplies, is putting its weight behind the Construction Industry Helpline. A recent survey reveals that more then half (55%) of those working in the construction trade experienced mental health issues in their lives, a worrying 1 in 4 …

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