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Recruiting, Training & Retaining Talent

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9 January 2020

A Flexible Future for Construction

The UK construction industry faces a growing challenge to attract, retain and progress the best talent. With record employment, uncertainties from Brexit and the changing workforce demographic as the population ages, construction firms are facing a looming skills shortage if…

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8 January 2020

CITB Employer Autumn Engagement Results

A number of Build UK members, had their say about the industry’s future skills at a series of CITB roadshows in the autumn. A total of 21 events took place across England, Scotland and Wales, with the aim of hearing…

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B&CE

6 January 2020

Build UK Partner B&CE Advise on Occupational Health Management

Build UK partner B&CE is calling on construction firms to strive to tackle dust in construction, and its associated lung diseases. The proportion of people reporting breathing problems they blame on their job hasn’t gone down in the last 10…

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6 January 2020

Open Doors 2020

Open Doors gives visitors a unique insight into working in construction, with the chance to explore construction sites, offices, factories and training centres across Great Britain. Bookings for Open Doors 2020 are live now, with visits taking place throughout Open…

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2 January 2020

T Level Qualifications

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education is looking to recruit Peer Reviewers to support the development and approval of T Level Qualifications. The main focus of the work will be to review content and assessment materials and provide advice…

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29 November 2019

CITB Listening to Employers at their Roadshows

Build UK recently attended the CITB Employer Roadshow in London, which was well attended by employers. The London Roadshow included presentations from employers who set out how CITB had helped their business’ training needs: Kisiel Group – Annie Summun presented…

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12 November 2019

Discount for Build UK Members!

UCAS has been running the UK’s higher education admissions service since 1961. Each year it helps around 700,000 students apply to nearly 400 UK universities and colleges, managing 3 million applications. UCAS run a number of events throughout the year…

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12 November 2019

Build UK Partner B&CE advice on HSE update to guidance on controlling the risks of vibration at work

Build UK partner B&CE are calling on construction employers to make sure they’re doing everything they can to prevent debilitating conditions associated with vibrating hand-held power tools. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently updated its guidance on controlling…

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7 October 2019

Site Registration Now Live For Open Doors 2020

From today (Monday 7 October) registration for employers to take part in Open Doors 2020 officially opens. Open Doors Week aims to inspire more people into the construction industry by letting them go ‘behind the scenes’ to discover the diverse…

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30 August 2019

Open Doors 2020 – Meet our New Partners!

Earlier this year, we announced that the Open Doors dates for 2020 will be Monday 16 – Saturday 21 March. Open Doors offers a unique chance for members of the public to go behind the scenes of live construction sites,…

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