News

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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12 June 2018

London Skills Strategy has been launched – find out how to get involved

Earlier this year, the Mayor’s Construction Academy (MCA) programme was 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…

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8 June 2018

Tax Guidance for Build UK Members – June 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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6 June 2018

Build UK’s response to the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: Final Report

After the release of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety: Final Report, Build UK released the below statement: Suzannah Nichol MBE, Chief Executive of Build UK said: “It is not surprising to see that Dame Judith Hackitt…

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15 May 2018

A New Generation for the Construction Industry

Build UK and the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a new work experience guide for the construction industry, designed to make it as easy as possible for companies to provide work experience placements that provide a stepping…

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