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21 December 2015

Perfecting your Construction News Awards Entries

There is now less than a month until entries close for the Construction News Awards 2016 and this year’s judging panel has given exclusive guidance on writing an award-winning entry. Construction News has consulted 20 of its respected judges for…

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21 December 2015

Public Sector Payment Terms under the Spotlight

A recent survey undertaken by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), a Build UK Trade Association Member, has revealed that many local authorities are not fulfilling their legal obligations to make sure their supply chain is paid promptly. The Public Contract…

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16 December 2015

NASC Updates Fall Prevention Guidance

The National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC), a Build UK Trade Association Member, has published an update to its safety guidance note on fall prevention for scaffolders. Preventing Falls in Scaffolding Operations - SG4:15 is designed to be used as…

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27 November 2015

Build UK Members Recognised at Pride of Construction Awards

It was a hugely successful night for Build UK members at the CITB Pride of Construction Awards 2015 on 25 November with them scooping awards in more than half of the categories presented. The lavish ceremony, which took place at…

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26 November 2015

Chancellor Outlines Apprenticeship Levy Details in Spending Review

As part of the Comprehensive Spending Review on 25 November 2015, the Government provided further information on plans to introduce an Apprenticeship Levy. The Chancellor announced that the new levy, which will take effect in April 2017, would be set…

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23 November 2015

B&CE Launches New Auto-Enrolment Solution for Small Businesses

The People’s Pension provided by B&CE has launched a low-cost, automatic enrolment pension solution for small businesses and Build UK Specialist Contractors can receive a £200 discount off the set-up charge. B&CE is a Build UK partner and the new…

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