News Archive

28 March 2016

Filing of CIS Returns to be Online Only

From 19 April 2016, it will be mandatory for all contractors to use the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) online service for their Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) returns. With HMRC no longer accepting paper forms from this date, any contractor,…

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23 March 2016

Become a CLOCS Champion and Protect Vulnerable Road Users

Build UK has launched a campaign in support of the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) Programme to reduce the number of incidents involving construction vehicles and vulnerable road users. ‘Don’t Break the Chain’ provides guidance for all those involved…

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18 March 2016

Build UK and HCA Shape Delivery of New Homes

Build UK is bringing together Government and industry to look at how development and housing in both the public and private sector can best be delivered. A positive meeting was held last month between the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA)…

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11 March 2016

COINS Construction Industry Grand Challenge – Enter Your Ideas

Entries are now open for the COINS Construction Industry Grand Challenge (CCIGC), a global competition to uncover innovative ideas that can improve the built environment. Construction Industry Solutions (COINS) launched the Grand Challenge in 2015 to give the next generation…

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10 March 2016

Holiday Dates 2017

The Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) has announced the 2017 programme of public and annual holidays for England, Wales and Scotland. The programme details annual holiday entitlement under the CIJC Working Rule Agreement until New Year 2018, and features the…

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10 March 2016

Build UK Announces Dates for Open Doors 2017

Following the phenomenal success of Open Doors 2016, Build UK is delighted to announce that the next Open Doors initiative will take place from Monday 27 March to Saturday 1 April 2017. Open Doors week, which sees Build UK members…

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3 March 2016

Build UK Members Well Represented on Construction News Awards Short List

The finalists for the 2016 Construction News Awards have been announced and Build UK members are represented in all but one of the 20 categories! This year’s finalists, on what is the 20th anniversary of the Construction News Awards, have…

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