News Archive

26 April 2017

Helping Construction ‘Go-Smart’

Build UK and CECA have published the results of the industry-wide SmartCard Audit, which took place on 8 February 2017 to understand how widely Smart technology is being used to read CSCS skills cards in the industry. In 2015, the…

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25 April 2017

The General Election – Understanding the Regulated Period

The Electoral Commission has published guidance for the regulated period for the General Election which is taking place on 8 June 2017. The date of the General Election means that we are now in the regulated period, which impacts on…

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24 April 2017

Build UK members success at Plantworx Innovation Awards

Build UK partner Plantworx recently held the Plantworx Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards, which were hosted by the Construction Equipment Association recognises the innovative companies, products and services that have made an impact in the construction equipment industry. Guests gathered…

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19 April 2017

Build UK Partners With Reference Point

Build UK is delighted to announce Reference Point as its Technology Partner as we continue to deliver change across the construction supply chain. Reference Point is the leading UK construction technology company and is in a unique position to provide…

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10 April 2017

DfE Launches Work Experience Pilot Scheme

The Department for Education (DfE) is looking for employers to support its work experience pilot, which will be delivered via The Challenge, to identify what good work placements should look like. Last year, Government accepted the Independent Panel on Technical…

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8 April 2017

NASC makes Health & Safety and Technical guidance titles free to download

Build UK member, National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has made their Health & Safety and Technical guidance titles available to download for free from their website. Until now downloads of the guidance titles, except for its management guidance, has…

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7 April 2017

Can you build it?

FIS Skills is launching their #iBuiltThis2017 flagship campaign on Friday 14 July. #iBuiltThis2017 is designed to get the construction industry, its supply chain and the British public to participate and show how proud they are of their contribution to the…

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4 April 2017

Bridge into Construction Work Experience Opportunities

The development of a new Further Education construction course is now underway, with Pearson accrediting the qualification before its launch at seven colleges in September. The Bridge into Construction course, which will be facilitated by Build UK and Collab Group,…

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