News Archive

30 January 2018

Support for Personal Banking Customers

The Government has published information on support for personal banking customers impacted by Carillion.

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30 January 2018

Support for Business Customers

The Government has published information on support for business customers impacted by Carillion.

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29 January 2018

Support for Carillion Apprentices

CITB has started the all-important task of placing the 1,400 displaced Carillion apprentices. They are particularly keen to hear from employers who can employ joinery and brickwork apprentices and those that are based in Glasgow and require General Construction Operatives.…

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26 January 2018

CN Specialist Awards 2018 finalists announced!

The Construction Specialist Award 2018 finalists have been revealed and Build UK members are amongst the front runners. The awards ceremony will take place on 8 March at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The Specialists Awards are the only…

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24 January 2018

Construction Output Continues to Grow Despite Increasing Recruitment Difficulties

Results of the third Build UK State of Trade survey for 2017 show that construction output grew and contractors anticipate continued growth in workload during the current quarter and over the next twelve months, according to the latest Build UK…

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24 January 2018

Abolish Retention in Construction

Build UK, the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), and the Construction Products Association (CPA), are calling on Government to abolish the practice of retention in the construction industry.

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23 January 2018

CSCS release their Annual Review

The Construction Skills Certification Schemes (CSCS) has published their 2017 annual review which includes their highlights and accomplishments over the last year, and their priorities for 2018. These include: Progressing the One Industry Logo To qualify for the CSCS logo,…

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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…

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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…

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19 January 2018

Supporting the Industry

In the aftermath of the news of the collapse of Carillion, Build UK has been working with its members, the industry and Government to assist in understanding the impact on the supply chain and what the next steps needed are.…

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10 January 2018

Book now for Open Doors 2018

Bookings are now open for Open Doors 2018, which is taking place from Monday 19 – Saturday 24 March 2018.

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10 January 2018

Creating a Stronger Construction Industry Post-Brexit

Build UK's position paper on creating a stronger construction industry post-Brexit.

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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…

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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…

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