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4 April 2015

B&CE Updates Online Auto-Enrolment Hub

B&CE has re-launched its online hub which helps employers in the construction industry to comply with their workplace pension duties. The latest version provides information as well as a quick and easy sign-up portal for joining B&CE’s multi award-winning scheme, The…

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31 March 2015

Changes to Statutory Pay Rates

From April 2015, there will be changes to the statutory levels for sick pay, maternity, paternity and adoption pay, and shared parental pay.   Until 4 April 2015 From 5 April 2015 Maternity, Paternity and Adopotion Pay £138.18 per week…

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31 March 2015

Why It’s Time to Shorten the Cash Flow Cycle

Whilst many contractors are benefiting from improved trading conditions, the collapse of several high profile companies within the construction industry in recent weeks has reinforced how important it is for businesses of all sizes to have adequate cash flow in…

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12 March 2015

HMRC Confirms CIS Late Filing Penalties

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published an updated factsheet that details the penalties a company may face if they are late completing their monthly Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) return. HMRC has confirmed that the following penalties apply: • If…

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11 February 2015

Which? Trusted Traders Goes from Strength to Strength

Which? Trusted Traders now has more than 4,300 approved contractors and Build UK Specialist Contractors can receive 50% off their first year’s membership when they join the growing scheme. Now in its second year, Which? Trusted Traders gives consumers confidence…

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4 February 2015

Implementing the CDM Regulations 2015

The new Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 are effective as of 6 April 2015 with a transition period from CDM 2007 until October 2015. The main changes to the Regulations from CDM 2007 are: • The CDM co-ordinator role…

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