News Archive

25 July 2017

Government Responds to Farmer Review

The Government has issued its response to the Farmer Review, nine months after it was published in October 2016. Modernise or Die: The Farmer Review of the UK Construction Labour Model set out 10 recommendations which would support the construction…

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24 July 2017

NFDC and NDTG go Virtual

The National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) in conjunction with the National Demolition Training Group (NDTG) have announced the launch of a new Virtual CCDO Smart Card developed by Reference Point for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Go Smart…

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21 July 2017

NFRC Launches Safe2Torch Guidance

The National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) have launched their Safe2Torch campaign, which aims to reduce the risk of fire when using gas torches on roofs. The campaign is designed to support specification writers to comply with the Construction Design…

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20 July 2017

Bridge into Construction Programme Takes Shape

Build UK and Collab Group’s ‘Bridge into Construction’ programme is taking shape, with the programme being promoted to potential students in advance of the new academic year. Developed from employer feedback, the course offers a clear route into a Career…

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18 July 2017

Updated CIP Construction Health & Safety Manual

Build UK partner, Construction Industry Publications (CIP) has updated the Construction Health & Safety (H&S) Manual so it continues to include industry-recognised health and safety policies and standards. CIP is offering all Build UK members an exclusive 30% discount on…

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14 July 2017

Construction News Awards 2017 – winners announced!

Build UK was thrilled to partner the Construction News Awards 2017 which were held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, and even more delighted that so many Build UK members were nominated and won awards! The annual black-tie awards dinner brought…

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11 July 2017

Tax Guidance for Build UK Members – November 2017

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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8 July 2017

SimpleTax – The Biggest Contractor Self Assessment Mistakes

Build UK partner SimpleTax has looked at some of the biggest Contractor Self Assessment mistakes and is offering Build UK members an exclusive 25% discount to use their Simple Self-Assessment Calculator in order to make tax returns at the end…

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3 July 2017

Winter Slowdown Doesn’t Dampen Contractor’s Spirits

Results of the fourth State of Trade survey for 2016 show that whilst Build UK members’ enquiries and output slowed during the winter period, contractors anticipate growth in 2017. The survey, which was undertaken with Glenigan, shows that output growth…

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