News Archive

31 May 2019

We’re not collaborating enough because our contracts are too confrontational

A more collaborative way of working makes for better-run, more efficient projects – and it all starts with how you word the contract, says Build UK Chairman and Deputy COO at Mace, Mark Castle. It’s been a common refrain on…

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24 May 2019

CIP launch a new bi-monthly free newsletter for the built environment

The Construction Industry Publications (CIP) is committed to driving best practice and increasing environmental standards across the sector and in 2007 they launched the Environmental Manual, providing the sector with a “go to” guide on environmental legislation and policy. The…

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21 May 2019

Are you ready for the Good Work Plan?

Build UK member Citation is working with companies in the construction sector to help them prepare for the forthcoming Good Work Plan legislation which will come into force in April 2020. Key elements of the Good Work Plan include protecting…

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13 May 2019

Planned changes to the HS&E test

The Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test for the construction industry is being updated on 26 June 2019. From this date, the following changes will be introduced to the test: Up to date with current practice and legislation CITB has worked…

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9 May 2019

Tax Guidance for Build UK Members –May 2019

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 May 2019

Central London Ultra Low Emission Zone now in operation

The Central London Ultra Low Emission Zone is now in operation to help tackle London’s toxic air. Owners of vehicles that don’t meet the new stricter emissions standards but wish to drive within the Ultra Low Emission Zone now need…

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