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2 December 2019

CPCS Announces Requirements for Industry Accreditation Card Holders

CPCS has published its requirements for the renewal of cards gained via Industry Accreditation (IA) or ‘grandfather rights’. This is in response to the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) Industry Card Scheme letter, which makes it clear that all cardholders should…

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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 here.

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29 November 2019

Smartcard Audit: 2019

Build UK has published the results of this year’s SmartCard Audit which saw over 49,000 cards audited across 745 sites. Just over half of cards were read using smart technology and the report sets out some of the challenges facing the…

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19 August 2019

Competence Steering Group and Industry Response Group publish interim report on Grenfell

The Competence Steering Group and the Industry Response Group have published their interim report titled Raising the Bar: Improving Competence, Building a Safer Future. The executive summary is available here. The report brings together more than 150 institutions and associations…

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1 August 2019

Build UK responds to Government’s Building a Safer Future Consultation

Build UK has submitted it's response to the Government's consultation Building a Safer Future. Read the response here.

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6 June 2019

Government publishes new consultation on Building a Safer Future

The Government have published a new consultation on Building a Safer Future: proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system. The consultation is available here. Please respond to Louis Lyons with any comments and views by Friday 5 July,…

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26 April 2019

Remarkably Positive – First Quarter 2019 Contract Performance Report

Build UK is now working with leading data and contract lead provider, the Builders' Conference. Offering access to a comprehensive database with the latest information on contracts and market conditions and a 25% discount for Build UK members, this new…

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16 April 2019

Changes to the Health, Safety and Environment Test

The Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test for the construction industry is being updated on 26 June 2019. The HS&E test helps to raise the health, safety and environment standards for those working in the construction industry – giving assurance…

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10 April 2019

Construction Takes Major Step towards Improved Efficiency with Launch of First Phase of New Pre-Qualification System

Build UK and the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) have announced the launch of the first phase of a new pre-qualification (PQ) system designed to reduce inefficiencies that are costing the construction industry up to £1 billion a year. The…

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18 December 2018

The Ministry for Communities, Homes and Local Government: Implementation plan

The Ministry for Communities, Homes and Local Government have published how they plan to implement the recommendations from the Hackitt review. Read the implementation plan here.

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