News Archive

26 May 2017

CIJC Confirms Increased Pay Rates

In 2016, construction employers and unions have reached agreement on a two year pay and conditions deal for workers covered by the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) Working Rule Agreement. The second year of this settlement is a 2.75% increase…

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24 May 2017

Build UK members lead the pack ahead of Construction News Awards

The Construction News Award finalists have been announced and Build UK members are amongst the front runners. The CN Awards are the industry’s leading awards thanks to the incredible people who enter and the pride and passion they show for…

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23 May 2017

Just two weeks until Plantworx 2017

Plantworx - the UK’s largest ‘working’ construction equipment machinery exhibition is just two weeks away. The show takes place from Tuesday 6 – Thursday 8 June at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, Leicestershire, with more than 390 exhibitors.  The biennial show is…

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17 May 2017

Build UK Partners with The Square Construction App

The Square Construction App has launched the first automated mobile hiring app for the industry and is offering Build UK members a free trial and discounted services. Using innovative technology, the mobile app is redefining how construction companies find quality…

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9 May 2017

CITB Skills and Training Fund

The CITB Skills and Training Fund has been extended to allow Trade Associations to bid for up to £10,000 short-term funding. The fund which was previously only open to SMEs and micro businesses, has now been extended to also allow…

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5 May 2017

CSCS has withdrawn the CRO card

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is reminding industry that the Construction Related Occupation (CRO) card has been withdrawn.

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