News

30 July 2018

Redevelopment of the Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) Test

At the end of 2017, CITB outlined a number changes to the Health, Safety and Environment (HS&E) test. Since then, CITB has carried out a review of existing questions, introduced new question styles and updated all revision materials. Support required…

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23 July 2018

Tax Guidance for Build UK Members – July 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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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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