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1 September 2015

Build UK Launched with Action Plan to Deliver Change

Build UK has marked its official launch by publishing an Action Plan to address key industry issues and in turn improve the delivery of projects and drive growth. Formed as a result of the merger between UKCG and NSCC, Build…

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27 August 2015

New CITB Grants Scheme Year

The new CITB Grants Scheme year started on 1 August 2015 with a major change to who grants can be claimed for.  Whilst CITB-registered employers can continue to claim grants for all PAYE employees, they can no longer receive any…

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17 August 2015

Are You Employing Illegal Workers?

The Home Office recently launched Operation Magnify, a UK-wide enforcement initiative taking place in the autumn, which will target businesses that are employing and exploiting illegal migrant workers. It is currently raising awareness of illegal working and reminding employers that…

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17 August 2015

HSE Focus on Refurbishment

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be running its annual refurbishment initiative between 14 September and 9 October 2015 which will see construction inspectors carrying out unannounced visits to sites where refurbishment works are being carried out. During last…

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12 August 2015

Build UK Celebrates First 100 Days

Wednesday 9 December 2015 sees Build UK reach its 100-day milestone following its successful launch on 1 September and Chief Executive Suzannah Nichol MBE has taken the opportunity to look back at what has been achieved by the new organisation…

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12 August 2015

Review to Cut Red Tape in House Building

The Government has launched a review to cut red tape and reduce bureaucracy in the house building sector as part of its Cutting Red Tape Programme. The review, which is being led by the Cabinet Office in conjunction with the…

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