News Archive

30 March 2017

Build UK Partners with RIFT Research and Development Tax Credits

The UK’s leading tax experts RIFT Research and Development Tax Credits is offering a 5% discount on claims made by Build UK members. Build UK partner RIFT Research and Development Tax Credits helps thousands of UK construction companies claim tax…

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23 March 2017

Build UK Specialist Contractors Celebrate Awards Success

It was another successful evening for Build UK and its members at the Construction News Specialists Awards 2016 with members winning awards across a wide range of specialist fields. The annual black-tie awards dinner at the London Hilton on Park…

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23 March 2017

Build UK Members Celebrate Construction News Specialists Awards Success

Build UK and its members celebrated a hugely successful evening at the Construction News Specialists Awards 2017, with members winning awards across a wide range of categories. The annual black-tie awards dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, was…

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17 March 2017

Register Now for the PLANTWORX Exhibition

The Plantworx Construction Machinery exhibition is offering free entry to Build UK members for this year’s event, which takes place from Tuesday 6 – Thursday 8 June 2017. Partnered by Build UK, the exhibition is now in its third biennial…

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17 March 2017

Build UK Members Dominate Construction News Awards Short List

The finalists for the 2017 Construction News Awards have been announced and Build UK members are represented in all but one of the 18 categories! This year’s finalists have made the short list in the face of fierce competition and…

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16 March 2017

Are You Ready to Report on Gender Pay?

Large companies are required to report their gender pay and bonus pay gaps from April 2017, as the Government seeks to establish fair rates and improve gender equality across society. The Government has made gender pay gap reporting mandatory for…

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15 March 2017

Get Involved in Open Doors

Build UK presents a single voice for the UK construction industry and we are committed to inspiring young people to take a look at the fantastic opportunities in construction and attract those looking for a career change, whilst also retaining…

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10 March 2017

CITB Consultation on Industry Training Standards

During October, CITB will be consulting with industry on the Training Standards which will be eligible for grant support from April 2018. The first consultation period, featuring 54 Training Standards, is currently running until 20 October 2017. CITB are asking…

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10 March 2017

Bridge into Construction has launched

Build UK and Collab Group’s ‘Bridge into Construction’ programme has launched at Sheffield College, with the one year further education course beginning in October 2017.

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8 March 2017

Construction Industry Sector Deal

Andrew Wolstenholme, joint chair of the Construction Leadership Council (CLC), recently hosted an Industry Leaders’ Briefing Day. A number of key announcements were made during the day including: • The launch of the Technology Roadmap for UK Construction and National…

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7 March 2017

CITB Outlines its Priorities

CITB has set out its priorities in its presentation ‘Our Role – Your Feedback’. The presentation outlines CITB’s three core workstreams: • Careers • Standards and Qualifications • Training and Development. The presentation is a positive response to calls for…

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7 March 2017

Promoting Construction Careers

CITB and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are launching the Build Your Future campaign for 2017. Build Your Future will be held from 9 – 20 October 2017 and aims to raise awareness of construction careers among DWP…

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4 March 2017

Bridge into Construction Course Takes Shape

Build UK and Collab Group continue to engage with industry and the education sector as the next stages of the Bridge into Construction further education course take shape.

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4 March 2017

Open Doors 2017 Inspires Record Numbers

Build UK hosted the biggest Open Doors event to date, with 200 member sites opening their gates to over 5,000 visitors to inspire them to find out more about construction and the extensive range of careers that the industry has…

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3 March 2017

Tax Guidance for Build UK Members – March

Members can access the Construction Industry Joint Taxation Committee’s (JTC) monthly tax guidance newsletter as a key benefit of Build UK membership. Members often register the difficulties they face in complying with changes to taxation rules and regulations, and can…

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