Now is the Time to Recruit an Apprentice!
We hope that things are returning to some kind of normality for all our employers and here at the TICA training centre it has been fantastic to see apprentice training activity resume. We really want to encourage all of you to consider recruiting an apprentice for the 2021/2022 cohort. All our inductions are scheduled toREAD MORE
Site Operating Procedures from 19th July
The removal of the legal requirement to wear a face covering from 19th July has prompted much debate not least within construction and the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) who have produced regular updates to the Site Operating Procedures throughout the pandemic. The CLC recommends that the good practices the industry has adopted over the lastREAD MORE
Construction Skills Shortage
We have all by now read the deluge of headlines hitting construction, highlighting the exit of EU workers leaving behind an even more acute shortage of skilled labour for specialist trades. TICA is working hard alongside many other industry associations to press for Home Office intervention in looking at the current approach to the pointsREAD MORE
Construction Product Shortages
We are all becoming increasingly aware of the impact of material and labour shortages within the construction sector. UK construction activity has continued to increase this year from an already robust position post Christmas 2020 with infrastructure, repair and maintenance driving demand. A number of warnings have been issued that the situation is likely toREAD MORE
CITB Raise Cost of HS&E Test
The cost of the CITB Health Safety & Environment Test for Operatives has increased to £22. Tests in England, Wales and Scotland can be booked for Individuals and Groups by using the link to the CITB website or by calling 0344 994 4488.
We are Recruiting a Technical Services Manager
TICA is seeking to appoint a Technical Services Manager to represent and work within sector forums and to support our growing membership. This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis, with a competitive salary. The Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA) is the sole trade body representing thermal insulation contractors in the UK. WeREAD MORE