News

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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20 June 2018

Build UK members contribute to latest updates to Construction H&S and Environmental Manuals

Build UK is continuing its work with Construction Industry Publications (CIP) to ensure the Construction Health & Safety (H&S) manual includes industry recognised health and safety policies and standards. This integrated approach aims to improve the knowledge and practices of…

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20 June 2018

One month until the Construction News Awards 2018

There is now only 4 weeks until the Construction News Awards 2018, one of the biggest celebration and networking events in the construction calendar. The Awards, which takes place on Thursday 12 July at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London,…

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18 June 2018

CSCS to withdraw 100,000 Visitor cards

The Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) is taking the next step towards ensuring that all CSCS cardholders achieve a qualification, by withdrawing the Construction Site Visitor card. The card was originally introduced for workers who often did not perform a…

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14 June 2018

Build UK welcomes ICE membership

Build UK has welcomed the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) as an Alliance member. As the professional association for civil engineers, ICE brings its over 92,000 members who are helping to deliver construction projects across the country. Chief Executive of…

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