News Archive

31 August 2016

Entries Still Available for the Little Britain Challenge Cup!

The Little Britain Challenge Cup (LBCC) 2016 sailing regatta is all set to begin on 9 September, and last minute entries are still available online. Build UK is partnering with the Little Britain Challenge Cup (LBCC) again this year to…

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22 August 2016

Build UK Members Less Confident after Brexit

Results of the second State of Trade survey for 2016 show that whilst output from Build UK members rose before the EU referendum, there is uncertainty around future workloads following Brexit with labour supply remaining a cause for concern. The…

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17 August 2016

Build UK Calls for Apprenticeship Levy Delay

The Government’s Apprenticeship Levy which is due to take effect from April 2017, will have a significant impact on the funding of training and apprenticeships across the construction sector. The Department for Education (DfE) has now published further details on…

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16 August 2016

Bank of England Takes Steps to Support the UK Economy Post Brexit

The Build UK State of Trade Survey collects data from across the contracting supply chain, offering a fantastic insight into the sector’s performance. The results of the survey are of great interest to institutions such as the Bank of England,…

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9 August 2016

Our Chance to Transform Industry Training

With the Government recently publishing the Post-16 Skills Plan and the Construction News Summit on the horizon, Suzannah Nichol tells Construction News what needs to be done to transform the way we recruit, train, qualify and retain a capable workforce for the…

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7 August 2016

ASFP and FIS Launch Fire Performance Labelling Scheme

Build UK Trade Association Members, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) and the Finishes and Interior Sector (FIS), have launched a labelling initiative which aims to improve fire safety by identifying fire performance partitions and highlighting the risks of…

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2 August 2016

Build UK Continues to Grow

Build UK has strengthened its representation of the contracting supply chain with its second new Trade Association Member in as many months. The Association of Lorry Loader Manufacturers and Importers (ALLMI), which has joined Build UK from February 2016, represents…

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