Three million apprenticeships will be funded by 2020 through the levy on all businesses with more than £3m payroll costs, prompting mixed responses from industry.
The results of the first Place North West Construction Leaders’ Survey, in association with Cowgill Holloway, show an industry full of confidence but worried about recruiting and retaining the right staff.
Lancashire County Council and Preston Council are inviting tenders for the second stage of the Fishergate central gateway project, with works from Lune Street to Lancaster Lane planned.
A Preston-based building firm has been fined £130,000 over the death of a worker outside a cinema in Ashton-on-Ribble in 2010.
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a building contractor for the extension and refurbishment of the Intensive Care Unit at Royal Preston Hospital.