CICV Forum



HSE hails Scottish construction sector's safety guidance adherence

Scotland’s construction industry has been recognised for playing its part in the battle against COVID-19 but has been warned not to take its “foot off the gas” after recent cases were reported on sites across the country.

Published 23 February 2021

New CICV Forum report puts spotlight on improving public investment and supporting green recovery

A new report aimed at helping public bodies make decisions on where public funding in construction gives the highest economic returns to help support a green recovery has been published today by the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum).

Published 22 February 2021

CICV Forum welcomes three new members

After nearly a year of practical support and proactive guidance for Scotland’s building sector, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) continues to attract new members, this week welcoming another three major organisations to its ranks.

Published 19 February 2021

CICV Forum issues new and updated guidance to help workers stay safe

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has issued a suite of new essential guidance to help the sector’s operatives continue to work safely on essential projects during lockdown.

Published 10 February 2021

CICV Forum backs calls for industry to ‘play its part’ during tougher lockdown measures

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (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.

Published 14 January 2021

Workers urged to use face coverings in correct manner in new video campaign

With essential construction work set to continue during the latest lockdown, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) is urging operatives to make a safe start to 2021 with a colourful new face mask campaign.

Published 7 January 2021

CICV Forum asks industry experts to reveal their wish-list for 2021 and beyond

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 Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum).

Published 17 December 2020

Civil engineering surveyors and glass and glazing professionals join CICV Forum

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has welcomed another two major organisations to its ranks.

Published 8 December 2020

Construction workers urged to 'stay COVID smart' outside work

Construction workers have been reminded by Housing Minister Kevin Stewart to stay "COVID smart" in their social lives and when travelling to and from jobs.

Published 12 November 2020

CICV Forum and Construction Scotland Innovation Centre launch new Be Covid Smart digital learning toolkit

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has teamed up with Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) to create a digital learning toolkit to promote best practice.

Published 10 November 2020

New CICV Forum animation delivers essential travel guidance to help keep sector moving safely

The Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has released the latest in its series of COVID-19 animations – this time offering essential advice on how workers should travel to and from work safely.

Published 26 October 2020

Expert redundancy and Job Support Scheme advice on offer in latest CICV Forum webinars

With the effects of COVID-19 beginning to impact businesses across Scotland, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) is hosting two new webinars to advise and answer questions on redundancy, restructuring and other urgent employment issues.

Published 16 October 2020

CICV Forum reiterates free time safety warning to construction workers amid pandemic spike

As Scotland continues to battle a surge in the global pandemic, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has repeated its urgent call for industry workers to be COVID-19 smart in their social lives.

Published 16 September 2020

Financial expert joins CICV Forum webinar on project bank accounts

A leading financial expert has joined the panel of experts offering advice on project bank accounts (PBAs) at the first Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) commercial webinar.

Published 9 September 2020

CICV Forum secures funding to help explore fruitful avenues for expansion

In yet another example of its innovative approach to stimulating and growing Scotland’s building sector, the Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) has secured significant grant funding to help it identify and highlight the investment areas which will bring the most benefit to the wider economy.

Published 3 September 2020