News

22 March 2019

T Levels Update

T Levels are new courses which will be introduced from September 2020 for young people following their GCSEs. T Levels will be two years in length and offer students a mixture of classroom based and practical learning opportunities, combined with…

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14 March 2019

Spring Budget 2019

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, set out his Spring Budget on 13 March. The budget featured positive support for construction and infrastructure, with a number of announcements building on the Industrial Strategy. The Chancellor also confirmed that the government will hold…

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13 March 2019

CITB announces increase in employer funding for construction apprenticeships

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) has announced a  boost in funding to help employers take on construction apprentices. From 1 April, CITB’s attendance grants to employers will increase to £2,500 per year, while achievement grants will rise to £3,500…

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7 March 2019

Business as usual for National Construction Colleges

In recent months, following the announcement that CITB has put its National Construction Colleges (NCC) up for sale, some media coverage has given the impression that the colleges might be closing. In reality, CITB will step away from the direct…

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1 March 2019

Build UK partner with Citation

Build UK is pleased to announce a new partnership with Citation, who for over 20 years have helped small and medium-sized businesses with HR and Health & Safety support and expertise. Build UK members can access their Health and Safety…

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27 February 2019

Build UK members Great Portland Estates and Mace open their doors at Hanover Square for Open Doors 2019

Great Portland Estates plc and Mace welcomed students and industry stakeholders from across Lon­don today to preview their newest development and to support the Build UK and CITB campaign to inspire young people into the construction industry. Open Doors is…

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