Results 1–20 of 1579 for "construction industry"

Off-site Manufacture for Construction (Science and Technology Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (12 Dec 2018)

Lord Henley: ...the medical profession or business, but it also has, in my noble friend Lord Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, an archaeologist. Given that some people have suggested to me that some of the practices in the construction industry have not changed much since the pyramids, it is possibly appropriate that he is there. Those who are not on the committee brought yet further expertise, but for the two...

Public Bill Committee: Finance (No.3) Bill: Construction industry scheme and corporation tax etc (11 Dec 2018)

Construction industry scheme and corporation tax etc

Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 3) Bill: Duty of customers to account for tax on supplies (4 Dec 2018)

Jonathan Reynolds: ...charge in this sector applies for business to business transactions where the supply is subject to a positive VAT rate, the customer is registered for UK VAT and is required to report through the Construction Industry Scheme…There is a nil threshold on sales, meaning all qualifying transactions are impacted.” As we understand it, we see the logic in the clause. Construction businesses...

Written Answers — Treasury: Insolvency (3 Dec 2018)

Lord Bates: ...limits); and from 2020, HMRC will be a secondary preferential creditor (below the RPS and FSCS) for Value-Added Tax, Employee National Insurance contributions, Pay-As-You-Earn Income Tax and Construction Industry Scheme Deductions. 83% 83% (unchanged) for existing preferential creditors; 14% for HMRC Floating charge secured creditors Lenders for whom the company is not granted...

2019 Loan Charge — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (20 Nov 2018)

Anna Turley: The Minister is being very generous with his time. That final point reiterates the issue here. I have constituents who are employed in the construction industry and when they were taken on by the agencies—the umbrella companies—through which they had to go to access the work, they simply were not aware of their liabilities and were not made aware of them. This is a natural justice issue....

Leaving the European Union — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (19 Nov 2018)

Martin Whitfield: ...across the border to be ready in the shop for the purchaser. The additional logistical costs to timber importers will affect not only small businesses across the supply chain, but the wider construction industry, which will play havoc with the Government’s timid housing proposals. Such worries are spread across every industry. There is a disconcerting sense that the Government believe...

EU Exit Negotiations: Veterans Strategy (15 Nov 2018)

Nia Griffith: ...themselves to help to build a 24-home site, thereby providing them with construction training and other valuable job-based skills. Thanks to that initiative, many have subsequently found work in the construction industry. Armed forces personnel develop a whole range of skills, and it is vital that those skills are tradeable in civilian life. I know that some work has been done to link the...

Freehold Properties (Management Charges and Shared Facilities): 70th Birthday of the Prince of Wales (14 Nov 2018)

Henry Bellingham: ...footpath provides another example. And although recycling policy may sound very prosaic and boring, his input has been crucial at different times. He has also been involved in our work regarding the Construction Industry Training Board, which has a proud history in west Norfolk. We are doing our level best to persuade the board to keep its presence in west Norfolk, to develop the site and,...

Finance (No. 3) Bill (12 Nov 2018)

Emma Dent Coad: ...nothing in the Budget to fix the unholy mess that we are in, post Grenfell. There is nothing in the Budget to address the dishonesty and greed that have been allowed to flourish in the housing and construction industry, and without such provision we cannot tackle the serious housing crisis that we are facing. Distraction techniques and platitudes will not save lives. Shame on you all.

Design Engineer Construct Programme - Question (5 Nov 2018)

Baroness Garden of Frognal: ...by academia, business and the profession. Can the Minister say what impact assessment was made of the loss of young people developing the skills and knowledge for professional progression in the construction industry, which as we know is desperately short of skilled people? I would also echo my noble friend’s concern that only 2% of the construction workforce is female.

72. Security Deposits (Construction Industry Scheme, Corporation Tax and Paye) (1 Nov 2018)

72. Security Deposits (Construction Industry Scheme, Corporation Tax and Paye)

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (1 Nov 2018)

Clive Betts: ...Friend is making a valuable point. I think it was the last Housing Minister but four—now the Prime Minister’s chief of staff—who accepted that social house building provides continuity to the construction industry, as it does not go up and down with the cycles of the private sector. That is very important for maintaining skills in the industry in the long term.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Glass: Shortages (29 Oct 2018)

Drew Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department has taken to tackle the glass shortage in the construction industry.

Scottish Parliament: Electricians (Regulation) (25 Oct 2018)

Alexander Burnett: ...roles that had been proposed. We all recognise the benefit that apprentices bring to business. I refer members to my entry in the register of interests, as I am an employer of apprentices in the construction industry. SELECT and the SJIB have noted that the status quo of having unqualified electricians is undermining individuals and companies who invest in innovation and apprentice and...

Discontinuing Seasonal Changes of Time (EUC Report) - Motion to Take Note (24 Oct 2018)

Lord McNicol of West Kilbride: ...winter days, children and adults would have to travel to school and to work in the dark. Having longer, lighter mornings has been supported by many morning workers, including postal workers, the construction industry and farmers. Can the Minister point me to any recent research about the various options which may be considered? Do the Government agree that any changes under consideration...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Training (24 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: ...2017 Autumn Budget, the West Midlands Combined Authority was granted £5 million to support the recruitment of new construction training entrants to underpin the continued growth of the region’s construction industry. This funding, which is separate to the £24 million committed to the CITB Construction Skills Fund, commenced in July 2018 and it will conclude in 2021. Finally, the...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Training (24 Oct 2018)

Anne Milton: Funding will commence shortly for the Construction Skills fund. The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is delivering the Fund on behalf of the Department. CITB have committed to delivering at least 20 training hubs with at least 13,000 learners by March 2020. Funding for the West Midland Combined Authority construction pilot commenced in July 2018 and they have committed to training...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention (22 Oct 2018)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...Research Establishment (BRE) or any other commercial laboratories. Officials from the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government are in regular contact with building owners and the wider construction industry to identify anything that might prevent remediation of buildings with potentially unsafe ACM cladding systems.

Written Answers — Home Office: Grenfell Tower: Fires (18 Oct 2018)

Nick Hurd: Dame Judith Hackitt’s report on Building Regulations and Fire Safety calls for major reform of the regulatory system and for culture change across the construction industry and fire safety sector. The government agreed with the broad principles of the report and committed to bring forward legislation. The Home Office and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government are working...

Mental Health: Absence from Work (17 Oct 2018)

Jim Shannon: ...suspected that at least a third of injuries go unreported, and the same is likely to be true for work-related stress. The initiative “Mates in Mind” has identified that the suicide rate in the construction industry could be 10 times more than the rate for construction fatalities. If that estimation is true, we have a massive problem that needs to be addressed. I am pleased that the...


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