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10 April 2019

Construction Takes Major Step towards Improved Efficiency with Launch of First Phase of New Pre-Qualification System

Build UK and the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) have announced the launch of the first phase of a new pre-qualification (PQ) system designed to reduce inefficiencies that are costing the construction industry up to £1 billion a year. The…

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5 April 2019

Simplifying Drug Testing for Construction Firms

Intelligent Fingerprinting showcased their revolutionary drug testing system for the construction sector at Build UK: A Smart Future, incorporating the AGM last year. Darren Hamshaw from Intelligent Fingerprinting has looked at how the construction market is reacting to fingerprint-based drug screening. "According to the latest…

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2 April 2019

Inspiring Construction – Recruiting, Training and Retaining Talent for the Industry

To recruit the next generation of our workforce, the industry needs to pull together and inspire young people of all ages to look at construction as an exciting and rewarding career choice. To help make this happen Build UK launched…

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1 April 2019

Build UK Membership expands with a new Contractor and Alliance member

Build UK is delighted to announce both Lyndon SGB and SafeLane Global have joined Build UK membership as of 1 April 2019. Lyndon SGB is joining as Build UK’s newest Contractor member. Dating back to 1919, Lyndon SGB (now part…

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29 March 2019

Employment Law Changes

In April 2019, new employment laws in place will change how you work. There will be a rise in the National Living and National Minimum Wage, bigger pension contributions and a major overhaul to payslips. Build UK partner Croner, has…

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26 March 2019

Open Doors 2019 – A record year!

Held from Monday 18 to Saturday 23 March, Open Doors 2019 saw the highest ever number of sites open! The campaign, which is led by Build UK in partnership with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), aims to inspire young…

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