News

20 November 2018

Holiday Dates 2019

The Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) has announced the 2019 programme of public and annual holidays for England, Wales and Scotland. The programme details annual holiday entitlement under the CIJC Working Rule Agreement until New Year 2020. New Year’s Day…

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13 November 2018

B&CE Occupational Health Scheme Update

In October, Build UK members heard from B&CE about the progress they are making on the introduction of an industry wide occupational health scheme. Setting the scene, Clive Johnson of LandSec reminded the room of when B&CE’s chief executive Patrick…

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9 November 2018

Tax Guidance for Build UK Members – November 2018

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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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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7 November 2018

Updated Build UK Training Standard

The Build UK Training Standard has been updated to reflect CITB’s role in mapping industry agreed training. In 2017, the Build UK Task Group responsible for the Training Standard agreed that the Health and Safety training included should be mapped…

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7 November 2018

Bridge into Construction Programme – An Update

Build UK and Collab Group are pleased to announce that 10 colleges are participating in the Bridge into Construction Programme for 2018/19. Blackpool, Barnet & Southgate, and BMET in Birmingham colleges have already started delivering the programme. Work Experience requirements:…

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