Improving Business Performance

11 April 2018

Government launch new measures to help smaller businesses win government contracts

The government have announced proposals to help smaller businesses bid to win government contracts. Suppliers will have to advertise subcontracting opportunities via the Contracts Finder website, and provide government with data showing how businesses in their supply chain are benefitting…

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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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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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19 January 2018

Summary of Build UK Action

In the aftermath of the news of the collapse of Carillion, Build UK has been working with its members, the industry and Government.

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19 January 2018

Government announce taskforce to monitor and advise on Carillion’s liquidation

The Government has set up a taskforce to monitor and advise on mitigating the impacts of Carillion’s liquidation on construction firms, particularly SMEs and those working in the sector.

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19 January 2018

HMRC outlines support for affected businesses

HMRC will provide practical advice and guidance to those affected through its Business Payment Support Service (BPSS).

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19 January 2018

CITB support for Carillion’s apprentices and employers

CITB is seeking to contact and place Carillion’s 1400 apprentices. They are offering any grant for employers to take on these apprentices and have a dedicated webpage offering support.

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19 January 2018

Banks provide support for Carillion’s creditors

PwC has met with the banks who have committed to agreeing special arrangements for affected creditors.

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