Recruiting, Training & Retaining Talent

10 January 2018

Book now for Open Doors 2018

Bookings are now open for Open Doors 2018, which is taking place from Monday 19 – Saturday 24 March 2018.

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4 December 2017

CITB launches new Training Initiatives

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is increasing the standardisation and transferability of training in the construction industry and is launching a Construction Training Directory to support this. The Construction Training Directory is a searchable online directory of construction-related training courses, tests…

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28 November 2017

CLC Updates its Card Scheme Recommendations

28Following the success of The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) 2015 decision and its adoption across the industry, the CLC has updated its recommendation on one industry logo. The recommendation, which has been adopted across the industry including in the Build UK…

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20 November 2017

Build UK supports CITB Reform Plan

Build UK supports the reform plan announced by CITB and believe that the plan, which confirmed CITB’s exit from delivering services which don’t fulfil its strategic purpose, will support the industry to meet major challenges including productivity, future skills and…

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15 November 2017

Build UK welcome outcome of ITB Review

Build UK has welcomed the outcome of the ITB Review which has been published by the Department of Education. Government Ministers have confirmed their support for the continuation of CITB and set out clear strategic actions which will benefit the…

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7 November 2017

Ministers support reformed CITB

The Government has confirmed that they support CITB, subject to its current reform programme being implemented. Three Government Ministers have written to CITB Chairman James Wates CBE to inform him that they support CITB, subject to its current reform programme being…

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4 November 2017

Build UK and CITB Publish New Apprenticeship Levy Guide

Build UK and CITB have published comprehensive Apprenticeship funding guidance to assist employers in getting to grips with the new system. The Apprenticeship Funding Guide details the changes to the Government Apprenticeship Levy and how they affect employers. From Monday…

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1 October 2017

Build UK Supports Trade Association Members with Trailblazer Guidance

Build UK has published new, practical guidance to provide our Trade Association members with the information they need to develop new Trailblazer Apprenticeships. The Government’s new employer-led model for developing and funding apprenticeship standards has been introduced with a view…

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27 September 2017

CONSTRUCTION NEWS SPECIALISTS AWARDS – ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED!

The deadline for submitting entries for the Construction News Specialists Awards 2017 has been extended until Friday 7 October offering even more Specialist Contractors the opportunity to showcase their work. Supported by Build UK, the Specialists Awards are now in…

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25 September 2017

Build UK and CITB launch Inspiring Construction

Build UK and CITB have launched a new campaign to encourage people to choose a career in construction.

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