General

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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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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21 December 2017

The Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 comes into full force in March 2018

The Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 is an Act of the Scottish Parliament which creates a Lobbying Register and introduces new duties to register lobbying activity. On Monday 12 March 2018, the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 will fully come into force. On that…

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21 December 2017

CITB have made changes to the Site Safety Plus courses for 2018

CITB have made changes to the Site Safety Plus (SSP) courses and supporting publications for 2018. These revisions only relate to the below courses currently. The remaining Site Safety Plus courses will be reviewed in turn from early 2018. All…

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20 December 2017

Build UK members contribute to latest updates to Construction H&S and Environmental Manuals

Build UK is continuing its work with Construction Industry Publications (CIP) to ensure the Construction Health & Safety (H&S) manual includes industry recognised health and safety policies and standards. This integrated approach aims to improve the knowledge and practices of…

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18 December 2017

Build UK partner SimpleTax has given some top tips for Build UK members

SimpleTax has provided some top tips in the run up to Christmas to help Build UK members get ahead of the game before the self-assessment tax deadline of 31 January 2018. 1. Register for a Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) by the…

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12 December 2017

Construction Industry Brexit Manifesto

Build UK is supporting the Construction Industry Brexit Manifesto, along with Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), Construction Products Association (CPA), Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), Federation of Master Builders (FMB), Home Builders Federation (HBF) and National Federation of Builders (NFB).

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