In the aftermath of the news of the collapse of Carillion, Build UK has been working with its members, the industry and Government.
19 January 2018
Tax Guidance for Build UK members – January 2018
As Build UK members you can access the Joint Tax Committee’s (JTC) news letter which includes monthly updates on tax guidance news. Members often register the difficulties they face in complying with changes to taxation rules and regulations, and can…
19 January 2018
Help tackle modern day slavery within the supply chain
In order to raise industry awareness and influence action on tackling Modern Slavery in the construction sector, Stronger Together are organising a one-day interactive workshop. The workshops are available in three UK cities across the next few months: Manchester, 9th…
The Government has set up a taskforce to monitor and advise on mitigating the impacts of Carillion’s liquidation on construction firms, particularly SMEs and those working in the sector.
HMRC will provide practical advice and guidance to those affected through its Business Payment Support Service (BPSS).
CITB is seeking to contact and place Carillion’s 1400 apprentices. They are offering any grant for employers to take on these apprentices and have a dedicated webpage offering support.
PwC has met with the banks who have committed to agreeing special arrangements for affected creditors.
Build UK have released a statement on Carillion.
Build UK and CECA published a statement calling on Government to offer support for the supply chain.
Build UK and CECA, working with Wedlake Bell, have published a factsheet answering FAQs from those companies affected.
Retention Payments in the Construction Industry: A Response from Build UK and CECA
Read more on the Pre-Qualification Common Assessment Standard (CAS) Brief here.
Read more on the Pre-Qualification Reform Project Proposal here.
10 January 2018
Creating a Stronger Construction Industry Post-Brexit
Build UK's position paper on creating a stronger construction industry post-Brexit.
5 January 2018
Brexit – EU citizens’ rights update
Build UK CEO Suzannah Nichol MBE, recently joined Brandon Lewis, Immigration Minister at a roundtable discussion on the impact that Brexit could have on the industry in regards to the rights of EU citizens currently working in construction. There has since been…
3 January 2018
Are you claiming your Research and Development Tax Credits?
HMRC's latest statistics around Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credits have been published. The average value of a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) claim is on the rise, and more SMEs than ever are making successful claims. However construction is still…