News

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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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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