Improving Business Performance

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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17 July 2019

Build UK Statement on Prompt Payment Code

The Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) has announced that it has suspended more signatories from the Prompt Payment Code for non-compliance with its requirements. Build UK believes that fair and transparent payment practices are essential for a successful and…

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21 June 2019

Build UK Moves Forward on Achieving Zero Retentions

Build UK has reached a major milestone on the roadmap to zero retentions by publishing new minimum standards for the use of cash retentions. By providing detailed drafting guidance for members to incorporate the minimum standards into both JCT and…

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31 May 2019

We’re not collaborating enough because our contracts are too confrontational

A more collaborative way of working makes for better-run, more efficient projects – and it all starts with how you word the contract, says Build UK Chairman and Deputy COO at Mace, Mark Castle. It’s been a common refrain on…

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30 April 2019

Fostering Greater Collaboration across the Construction Sector

Build UK has published a recommendation on contract terms which seeks to form a new common ground between clients and the supply chain on contractual practice in the construction sector. It is widely recognised that the industry needs to work…

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25 February 2019

Deal or No Deal – Are you ready for Brexit?

Build UK's latest Brexit guidance is available here. This guidance aims to help businesses prepare for Brexit by summarising the latest available information.

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31 January 2019

Shortage Occupations in Construction

Build UK contributed to a cross industry report looking at where the shortages of staff are in the construction industry. Read the full report here.

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31 January 2019

Build UK Members Improve Payment Performance

The majority of Build UK members have now published their payment results for a second time and there has been an improvement across the board over the last six months. Using data submitted under the Duty to Report on Payment Practices…

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31 October 2018

Build UK Publishes New Information on Payment Terms

Build UK has added information on the payment performance of its eligible Client members and largest Specialist Contractors alongside the results of its Contractor members published earlier this year. Using data submitted under the Duty to Report on Payment Practices and…

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