News

13 July 2018

Construction News Awards 2018 – winners announced!

Build UK is thrilled to have partnered with the Construction News Awards 2018 which were held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, and even more delighted that so many Build UK members were nominated and won awards! The…

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11 July 2018

Construction Companies Look To Increase Workforce Despite Cautious Expectations of a Weakening in Output

Results of the first Build UK State of Trade survey for 2018 show that contractors have become more cautious over their prospects. In the short term a modest recovery in workload was anticipated during the second quarter after a first…

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10 July 2018

CSCS announce price rise for cards

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) will be increasing the cost of a card to £36 (this includes VAT) with effect from 1 September 2018. This increase applies to all cards administered directly by CSCS. The last price increase occurred…

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5 July 2018

Build UK’s statement on the Construction Sector Deal

Chief Executive of Build UK, which represents the UK construction industry, Suzannah Nichol MBE, welcomed the publication of the Construction Sector Deal saying: “Construction is almost 10% of the UK economy, driving productivity while shaping our day to day lives…

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3 July 2018

CITB review National Occupation Standards

CITB is currently reviewing the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for Construction Site Supervision and Construction Site Management. It is looking for representatives particularly in the following sectors to participate in the review: Building and Civil Engineering Highways and Maintenance Repair…

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3 July 2018

New funding schemes to help tackle skills shortage

The skills shortage is a major task for the construction industry. Build UK is pleased that the Mayor of London and government has acknowledged this with two different funding schemes, and would encourage members to use these as much as…

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