News Archive

30 August 2019

A good home – The People’s Pension is master trust authorised

Build UK partner The People’s Pension, provided by B&CE and one of the UK’s largest master trusts, has been granted authorisation from The Pensions Regulator. Achieving this status provides reassurance to its members and official confirmation of the strength of…

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30 August 2019

Open Doors 2020 – Meet our New Partners!

Earlier this year, we announced that the Open Doors dates for 2020 will be Monday 16 – Saturday 21 March. Open Doors offers a unique chance for members of the public to go behind the scenes of live construction sites,…

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23 August 2019

Build UK welcomes the Construction Plant-hire Association

Build UK is delighted to welcome the Construction Plant-hire Association as Build UK’s latest Trade Association member to join. The Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) is the leading trade association for this sector in the UK and CPA Members supply 85% of…

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23 August 2019

Letter to the Prime Minister

Build UK, alongside four other construction industry bodies, has re-written to the Prime Minister warning against the impacts of a 'No Deal' Brexit. Build UK CEO, Suzannah Nichol, countersigned the letter along with ACE, CECA, CPA and the Federation of…

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19 August 2019

Competence Steering Group and Industry Response Group publish interim report on Grenfell

The Competence Steering Group and the Industry Response Group have published their interim report titled Raising the Bar: Improving Competence, Building a Safer Future. The executive summary is available here. The report brings together more than 150 institutions and associations…

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9 August 2019

Tax Guidance for Build UK Members – August 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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5 August 2019

Update on the Mayor’s Construction Academy

At the end of July, the Mayor’s Construction Academy (MCA) held a stakeholder networking event, updating the industry on their work to ensure that the demand of 66,000 new homes needed each year in London is met. Following on from…

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2 August 2019

NCTG Offer Discounted Training Courses

The Northamptonshire Construction Training Group (NCTG) has secured funding from CITB to offer frequently attended training courses for only £10 (+ VAT) per delegate. All CITB Registered Employers with operatives in the Northamptonshire area can participate, including those who are…

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1 August 2019

Build UK responds to Government’s Building a Safer Future Consultation

Build UK has submitted it's response to the Government's consultation Building a Safer Future. Read the response here.

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