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16 October 2015

Operation Magnify Targets Illegal Working in Construction

The Home Office has recently launched Operation Magnify to target businesses that employ and exploit illegal migrant workers. Build UK has been working with the Home Office to highlight the ‘right to work’ checks that all businesses should undertake to…

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15 October 2015

Construction News Awards 2016 – Entries Now Open!

Entries are now open for the Construction News Awards 2016, offering companies across the industry a fantastic opportunity to showcase the very best of what they do. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Construction News Awards, there are 20…

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11 October 2015

Holiday Dates 2016

The holiday dates for 2016 in England, Wales and Scotland will be as follows: New Year’s Day Friday 1 January Good Friday Friday 25 March Easter Monday Monday 28 March May Bank Holiday Monday 2 May Spring Bank Holiday (England and…

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22 September 2015

2015 Ladder Exchange Launched

The 2015 Ladder Exchange is now running until 31 December 2015, allowing companies to exchange old and/or defective ladders for new ones at discounted rates. The annual campaign, which was established by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in 2007,…

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6 September 2015

CIJC Confirms Increased Pay Rates

The Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) has published an updated Working Rule Agreement setting out increases in the industry pay rates from the end of June. In accordance with the two and a half year settlement effective from January 2014,…

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1 September 2015

CIP Publishes Updated Construction Environmental Manual

Construction Industry Publications (CIP) has updated its Construction Environmental Manual, providing even more support to companies to improve the way they manage environmental issues during construction. Written by experts from a wide cross section of the UK's leading construction companies,…

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