“What I really want is to inspire young people. Make them an offer. Show them that building and construction is worthwhile and fun. It’s something you can be passionate about, as well as place you can make good money.” Currently more people are leaving the construction industry than joining it and people completing apprenticeships is
The chancellor’s Budget announced on March 9th contained no specific housing measures. Pledges however were made on apprenticeships and skills, including the introduction of “T”-levels. Under the T-levels system, the government will increase the number of programme hours of training for 16-19 year olds on technical routes to more than 900 hours a year on
George Osborne has delivered his Budget which has confirmed several of the housing initiatives flagged up by the government in recent weeks. Osborne confirmed the introduction of the Help to Buy ISA and the introduction of Right to Buy for housing association tenants, and said more planning reforms will be announced in the coming days.