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TICA Set to Recruit Record Number of Apprentices

The Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA) is on track to train a record number of apprentices this year. It would normally expect to enrol between 60 and 80 a year but the 2022 figure already stands at around 130. Demand from employers for skilled...

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How to be a Smart Site

Build UK’s How to be a Smart Site guide has been updated to reflect the new CSCS Smart Check app, which will be launched tomorrow (1 April). In line with the objective in the CLC Industry Card Schemes Recommendation, the Smart Check app will enable cards across all 38...

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Lifting of Coronavirus Restrictions

Following the lifting of coronavirus restrictions, the majority of Build UK Contractor members confirmed on the latest member call earlier this week that they are continuing to implement both the Site Operating Procedures and the Use of Face Coverings in...

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Common Assessment Standard Latest

Build UK  announces that CQMS is the fourth organisation to become a Recognised Assessment Body to certify companies against the Common Assessment Standard. With the data sharing solution enabling Contractors and Clients to obtain verified PQ data from any Recognised...

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Commercial Contract Support for all TICA Members

TICA are delighted to re-launch our Commercial Contract Support for all our members starting from 1 April 2022. Our new partnership with MPW Commercial Services will provide access to a wealth of experience and expertise for all our members. Commercial contract...

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Ukraine Crisis

Ukraine Crisis The UK business community stands side by side with the government and the action it is taking in opposing Russian aggression and supporting Ukraine and its people, as they face terrible circumstances. The CBI is in constant dialogue with Government...

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Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers for 2022

Entries are now open for the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers for 2022, the annual ranking of England’s outstanding apprenticeship employers produced by the Department for Education. TICA is encouraging all members – large and small to consider applying and in doing...

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COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates - Construction Leadership Council The Construction Leadership Council have recently released two updated documents regarding The Use of Face Coverings in Construction during Coronavirus and Site Operating Procedures to provide the most up to date...

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Covid Restrictions to TICA House for January 2022

Covid Restrictions to TICA House for January 2022 In order to protect the continuity of our apprenticeship delivery timetable, the TICA site will be closed to all non-essential visitors for the duration of January. This means that unless you are a staff member, an...

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Christmas Shut Down

TICA offices and skill card applications will be closed from 4pm on Wednesday 22nd December until 9am on Tuesday 4th January. We'd like to take this opportunity to wish all our members a safe and merry Christmas, and a happy and prosperous New Year.    ...

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Growing Support for Common Assessment Standard

There are now 20 organisations using the Common Assessment Standard as the industry comes together to reduce the duplication and cost involved in pre‐qualification (PQ). Tilbury Douglas and VINCI Construction UK are the latest Build UK members to join the growing...

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TICA – Our Carbon Reduction Commitment

The science is clear – we must halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions by no later than 2050 to avoid the worst effects of climate change. TICA, the Thermal Insulation Contractors Association, have pledged to reduce our own carbon...

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