News Archive

28 October 2015

Supply of UK Structural Steelwork Assured

Following recent high profile media reports of job losses and other issues around some parts of UK steel making, the British Constructional Steelwork Association (BCSA), a Build UK Trade Association Member, has confirmed that the structural steelwork sector’s delivery of…

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27 October 2015

HS2 to Hold Supply Chain Conference in Scotland

High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd has announced that its next Supply Chain Conference will be held in Edinburgh on 5 November 2015. It is the latest in a series of events being held by HS2 to meet prospective suppliers of…

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23 October 2015

Build UK Holds Successful First Meetings of Members

Build UK members met for the first time on 21 October and unanimously agreed a number of policy proposals to move forward on key industry issues including pre-qualification and payment. Both the Trade Association and Contractor Forums, which took place…

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22 October 2015

No Change to H&S Law for Self-Employed Workers in Construction

Construction work has been exempted from the new Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (General Duties of Self-Employed Persons) (Prescribed Undertakings) Regulations 2015 which means that self-employed construction workers are still required to comply with all relevant health…

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19 October 2015

Go Construct Launched to Promote Construction Careers

The construction industry has launched Go Construct, a new three-year campaign to encourage people to consider a career in construction. The campaign, which was developed with more than 400 construction employers, schools, colleges, local government organisations and those with a…

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16 October 2015

Operation Magnify Targets Illegal Working in Construction

The Home Office has recently launched Operation Magnify to target businesses that employ and exploit illegal migrant workers. Build UK has been working with the Home Office to highlight the ‘right to work’ checks that all businesses should undertake to…

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15 October 2015

Construction News Awards 2016 – Entries Now Open!

Entries are now open for the Construction News Awards 2016, offering companies across the industry a fantastic opportunity to showcase the very best of what they do. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Construction News Awards, there are 20…

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11 October 2015

Holiday Dates 2016

The holiday dates for 2016 in England, Wales and Scotland will be as follows: New Year’s Day Friday 1 January Good Friday Friday 25 March Easter Monday Monday 28 March May Bank Holiday Monday 2 May Spring Bank Holiday (England and…

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