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5th November 2019
In 2018, the Office for National Statistics reported that rates of suicide amongst construction workers was 3.7 times above the national average.
4th November 2019
It’s official – there will be a general election in December 2019. Support for the construction industry and those who work to shape our built environment is unarguably a key topic.
4th November 2019
Training Partnerships are the easiest and most effective way of implementing a company-wide training strategy and achieving a fully Chartered workforce. By working together, the Training Partnership scheme can open many doors for any built environment organisation.
18th October 2019
On Monday [14 October] the Queen addressed parliament to outline the government’s policy priorities. This blog looks at some of the key issues faced by the construction sector covered in the speech.
10th October 2019
In 2018, a survey by Mind found that nearly half of those surveyed had experienced a mental health problem in their current job. The same research found that only half of those who had experienced poor mental health had spoken to their employer about it.
7th October 2019
The CIOB Policy and Public Affairs team attended Labour’s Party conference in Brighton and the Conservative’s Party conference in Manchester to discuss key issues affecting construction and the wider built environment.
25th September 2019
We have teamed up with spoken word artist Lionheartfelt to promote professionalism through poetry
25th September 2019
Since its introduction in 1993, the Chartered Building Company and Consultancy scheme has gone from strength to strength, and now over 440 firms from all over the world are a part of it. The scheme was developed to benefit both companies and consultancies of all sizes in the construction sector.
24th September 2019
It’s been nearly a week since the Construction Manager of the Year Awards 2019 – a wonderful, celebratory evening which is the highlight of my time with the CIOB so far!
16th September 2019
As I write, the UK is due to leave the European Union on 31 October 2019. But regardless of when we leave, there are practical matters at hand.

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