Increasing Productivity

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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10 December 2018

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) manual includes industry recognised health and safety policies and standards. This integrated approach aims to improve the knowledge and practices of…

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8 November 2018

SmartCard Audit Report 2018

Build UK has now published the full report of the Build UK and CECA SmartCard Audit 2018.

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8 November 2018

Build UK SmartCard Audit Demonstrates Value of Smart Technology

Build UK has published the results of its annual audit of industry skills cards which was carried out across member construction sites on 3 October 2018. The Build UK SmartCard Audit, which was delivered in partnership with CECA, CSCS and…

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25 October 2018

Pre-Qualification Reform Soft Launch

The Steering Group has agreed a plan for working towards a soft launch of the new PQ system to Build UK and CECA members from March 2019.

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16 August 2018

Combustible Cladding Consultation

Build UK has submitted its response to Government’s consultation on banning the use of combustible materials on high-rise residential buildings.  

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