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7 June 2019

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) and Environmental manuals include industry recognised health, safety and environmental policies and standards. This integrated approach aims to improve the knowledge…

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3 June 2019

Build UK welcomes first Architectural firm to membership

Build UK is delighted to welcome Sheppard Robson as Build UK’s latest Professional Services member to join, and the first Architectural firm to become a Build UK member. Sheppard Robson is one of the UK’s most established architectural practices, with…

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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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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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15 April 2019

Tax Guidance for Build UK Members – April 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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12 April 2019

Brexit: Deal or No Deal?

On Thursday 11 April an agreement was reached between the UK and the European Council on a further extension to the Article 50 negotiating period until 31 October 2019. The key elements of this are: The extension should run for…

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5 April 2019

Simplifying Drug Testing for Construction Firms

Intelligent Fingerprinting showcased their revolutionary drug testing system for the construction sector at Build UK: A Smart Future, incorporating the AGM last year. Darren Hamshaw from Intelligent Fingerprinting has looked at how the construction market is reacting to fingerprint-based drug screening. "According to the latest…

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1 April 2019

Build UK Membership expands with a new Contractor and Alliance member

Build UK is delighted to announce both Lyndon SGB and SafeLane Global have joined Build UK membership as of 1 April 2019. Lyndon SGB is joining as Build UK’s newest Contractor member. Dating back to 1919, Lyndon SGB (now part…

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