News

3 January 2018

Are you claiming your Research and Development Tax Credits?

HMRC's latest statistics around Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credits have been published. The average value of a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) claim is on the rise, and more SMEs than ever are making successful claims. However construction is still…

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21 December 2017

The Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 comes into full force in March 2018

The Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 is an Act of the Scottish Parliament which creates a Lobbying Register and introduces new duties to register lobbying activity. On Monday 12 March 2018, the Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016 will fully come into force. On that…

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21 December 2017

CITB have made changes to the Site Safety Plus courses for 2018

CITB have made changes to the Site Safety Plus (SSP) courses and supporting publications for 2018. These revisions only relate to the below courses currently. The remaining Site Safety Plus courses will be reviewed in turn from early 2018. All…

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20 December 2017

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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18 December 2017

Build UK partner SimpleTax has given some top tips for Build UK members

SimpleTax has provided some top tips in the run up to Christmas to help Build UK members get ahead of the game before the self-assessment tax deadline of 31 January 2018. 1. Register for a Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) by the…

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12 December 2017

Construction Industry Brexit Manifesto

Build UK is supporting the Construction Industry Brexit Manifesto, along with Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), Construction Products Association (CPA), Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), Federation of Master Builders (FMB), Home Builders Federation (HBF) and National Federation of Builders (NFB).

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