Increasing Productivity

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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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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