News

11 April 2018

Government launch new measures to help smaller businesses win government contracts

The government have announced proposals to help smaller businesses bid to win government contracts. Suppliers will have to advertise subcontracting opportunities via the Contracts Finder website, and provide government with data showing how businesses in their supply chain are benefitting…

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10 April 2018

Tax Guidance for Build UK Members – April 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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9 April 2018

Key Dates for the new Tax Year

The new tax year for 2018/2019 is now underway and Build UK partner SimpleTax have provided the key dates for the upcoming 2018/2019 tax year. 31 July 2018 – Second Payment on Account for the 2017/18 tax year Alongside your…

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5 April 2018

CITB implement a new Grants Scheme

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) launched its new Grants Scheme on 1 April 2018, which is supported by a new Construction Training Directory and Construction Training Register. These are collectively known as the new ‘Training Model’. The new Training…

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4 April 2018

The Mayor’s Construction Academy Programme has launched

The Mayor’s Construction Academy (MCA) programme has now launched following the Mayor’s pledge in his manifesto to establish a construction academy scheme with the housebuilding industry to close the gap between the housing targets and the need for more skilled…

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29 March 2018

Record numbers for Open Doors 2018

This year’s Open Doors took place on 19-24 March and was one of the biggest yet! The campaign, which is led by Build UK in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), aims to inspire young people and career…

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