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Supporting the move towards zero cash retentions in construction

Cash retentions – the withholding of a percentage of payment on construction work until it is completed free of defects – is intended to provide security to clients that any defects will be rectified appropriately. However they can be problematic for all parties in the supply chain, and retention bonds on larger projects are becoming …

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Safeguarding apprentices – apprenticeship funding, guidance and webinars

Amid the current skills shortage, it is essential that the construction industry safeguards apprentices with formal apprenticeships. In the Retaining Talent in Construction Survey carried out by Build UK on behalf of the Construction Leadership Council, results in June showed that 43% of apprentices were currently furloughed, with 6.7% likely to lose their jobs by …

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Have your say: Contribute to Working Rule Agreement negotiations

The Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) Working Rule Agreement (WRA) is the largest of its kind in the industry. Negotiations take place between employers and union representatives* to set acceptable terms and conditions for employers and workers. The agreement covers more than 500,000 workers – who have their minimum rates agreed through the negotiations, as …

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Medium-sized Business Fund Pilot

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is planning a small-scale pilot for Medium-sized employers – i.e. those with between 100 and 250 employees. If selected to take part, employers could receive up to £20,000 to support training and development within their businesses and/or invest in systems which will improve their ability to deliver training. In …

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NAS joins Build UK as a Trade Association Member

The National Association of Shopfitters (NAS) is delighted to have joined Build UK as a Trade Association Member. Build UK brings together businesses from across the construction industry, including the largest Contractors and Trade Associations, presenting a strong industry voice influencing Government, policy makers, investors and consumers to create the conditions for construction supply chains to thrive. James Filus, Director …

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