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Monday 19th September 2022

Monday 19th September 2022

Following the announcement of an additional bank holiday to mark the passing and State Funeral of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II, it has been agreed that there will be an extra bank holiday under the JIB-PMES collective agreement. The arrangements for this...

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New guidance on plumbing and heating training

New guidance on plumbing and heating training

New and comprehensive advice on the correct routes to becoming a qualified plumbing and heating engineer has been made available by the Plumbing & Heating Skills Partnership (PHSP). Aimed at both school leavers and those looking at changing careers, the guidance...

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JIB-PMES Employer Update

JIB-PMES Employer Update

Following the announcement of the second National Covid-19 Lockdown which came into force on 05/11/2020, the Government has changed its plans for supporting businesses. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has now been extended until 31st March 2021. The main points...

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JIB-PMES Employer Update

JIB-PMES Employer Update

The government has recently announced its plans for supporting businesses beyond the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – which comes to an end on 31st October 2020. In its place, the government is introducing the ‘Job Support Scheme’ which is designed to provide...

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Supporting the ‘Plan for Jobs’

Supporting the ‘Plan for Jobs’

The government’s Plan for Jobs scheme is designed to help to stimulate the nation’s economic recovery following the fallout from Covid-19.  Under Plan for Jobs, in recognition of the value that apprentices can bring to the economy, an incentive payment will be made to...

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JIB-PMES Update 10.07.2020

JIB-PMES Update 10.07.2020

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has introduced a number of new measures designed to stimulate the economy as the country strives to recover from the Covid-19 crisis. The update (accessed via the following link) summarises the points most relevant to the...

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The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The JIB-PMES Board industrial parties signatory representatives (APHC, NFB and Unite the Union) to the JIB-PMES National Working Rule Agreement, have agreed the following: ‘This determination has been made in the interests of JIB-PMES participating employers and their...

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