What the CICV Forum is doing

On this page you’ll find the latest news from the CICV Forum, plus relevant updates from member bodies.

Essential construction work ‘can continue during lockdown’
Essential construction work is being allowed to continue in Scotland, following the lockdown announcement by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Monday 4 January. Specific rules have been given to tradespeople, governing what …
Forum backs calls for industry to ‘play its part’ during lockdown
The CICV Forum has echoed calls for the industry to “play its part” during lockdown ­and has urged workers to keep following vital health and safety guidance. The Forum has …
Forum mask campaign urges greater safety during lockdown
With essential construction work set to continue during the latest lockdown, the CICV Forum is urging operatives to make a safe start to 2021 with a colourful new face mask …
Forum members reveal Christmas wishes for 2021
Cooperation and collaboration, greater worker welfare and a top-to-bottom revolution of the construction sector are all top of the Christmas wish-list for members of the CICV Forum. With a year …
Forum welcomes CICES and GGF as new members
After nine months of proactive support for Scotland’s building sector, the CICV Forum continues to attract new members, this week welcoming another two major organisations to its ranks. As widespread …
Becky scoops award for tireless health and safety work
Becky (inset) has helped to develop the Forum's wealth of distinctive COVID-19 health and safety guidance The chair of the CICV Forum's health and safety sub-group has received one of …
Minister joins Forum in urging sector to stay safe outside work
Housing Minister Kevin Stewart has joined the CICV Forum to remind construction workers to stay COVID smart in their social lives and when travelling to and from jobs. Mr Stewart …
Forum and CSIC launch new Be Covid Smart digital learning toolkit
In its latest initiative to help Scotland’s building sector get safely back to work, the CICV Forum has used cutting-edge technology to create a digital learning toolkit to promote best practice. Working …
New travel animation helps keep sector moving safely
The CICV Forum has released the latest in its series of engaging COVID-19 animations – this time offering essential advice on how workers should travel to and from work safely. …