News

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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15 April 2019

Tax Guidance for Build UK Members – April 2019

Members can access the Construction Industry Joint Taxation Committee’s (JTC) monthly tax guidance newsletter as a key benefit of Build UK membership. Members often register the difficulties they face in complying with changes to taxation rules and regulations and can…

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12 April 2019

Brexit: Deal or No Deal?

On Thursday 11 April an agreement was reached between the UK and the European Council on a further extension to the Article 50 negotiating period until 31 October 2019. The key elements of this are: The extension should run for…

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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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5 April 2019

Simplifying Drug Testing for Construction Firms

Intelligent Fingerprinting showcased their revolutionary drug testing system for the construction sector at Build UK: A Smart Future, incorporating the AGM last year. Darren Hamshaw from Intelligent Fingerprinting has looked at how the construction market is reacting to fingerprint-based drug screening. "According to the latest…

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2 April 2019

Inspiring Construction – Recruiting, Training and Retaining Talent for the Industry

To recruit the next generation of our workforce, the industry needs to pull together and inspire young people of all ages to look at construction as an exciting and rewarding career choice. To help make this happen Build UK launched…

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