Coronavirus Guidance

Improving Business Performance

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23 March 2020

Site Operating Procedures

We are in exceptional circumstances, and are doing our utmost to keep construction sites operational wherever it is practical and safe to do so. Whilst the guidance from Public Health England may change in future, for the time being construction…

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20 March 2020

IR35 Changes Postponed to 2021

Due to the urgency of the coronavirus pandemic, changes to IR35 legislation have been postponed by Government. The proposed changes to off-payroll working rules will now be introduced on 6 April 2021, and will affect medium and large organisations in…

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Data

31 January 2020

Build UK Benchmarking Drives Improved Payment Performance

Build UK has published the latest payment results submitted by its members under the Duty to Report on Payment Practices and Performance, which continues to drive greater transparency across the construction sector and is leading to improved payment practices. Contractor…

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Contract

30 January 2020

Build UK Guidance to Support a New Normal in Contractual Practice

Build UK has issued new guidance designed to help the construction industry implement the Build UK recommendation on contract terms published last year. A New Normal in Contractual Practice provides a more detailed rationale for why the six contract terms…

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23 January 2020

Guidance on Changes to IR35 Legislation

From 6 April 2020, IR35 legislation is changing for medium and large organisations operating in the private sector. The change is related to who is responsible for determining a worker’s status when they are employed through an intermediary and, if…

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10 December 2019

The Construction Leadership Council Endorses Retentions Roadmap

In a statement issued on 9 December, the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has confirmed its support for Build UK’s Roadmap to Zero Retentions and encouraged industry to implement the new minimum standards when using cash retentions. The CLC’s support marks…

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2 December 2019

Accident Survey 2018-19

Build UK has published its latest accident statistics report, which collates information received from our Contractor and Trade Association members on incidents reportable to the HSE. View the full report.

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17 October 2019

Build UK Publishes Public Sector Retention Policies

Build UK has reached the latest milestone on its Roadmap to Zero Retentions by publishing the retention policies of major public sector clients that procure construction services. Obtained by Build UK directly from each public sector client, this information brings…

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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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31 July 2019

Build UK Members Improve Payment Terms

Build UK members are continuing to improve their payment performance based on data submitted under the Duty to Report on Payment Practices and Performance. Build UK began publishing this information just 12 months ago, ahead of the Cabinet Office confirming…

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