CCS now open to professional services

17 June 2019

Architects, engineering consultancies, surveyors, accountants, lawyers and other professional services firms can now join the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS).

Construction implications of PM's climate change plan

13 June 2019

As one of her final acts as Prime Minister, Theresa May has announced legislation that will, she claims, put the UK on the path to becoming the first major economy to set a net zero emissions target in law.

Get ready for new payment rules

10 June 2019

New rules on prompt payment will come into force on 1 September this year. From that point, companies will be expected to pay 95% of their invoices within 60 days, with those failing to do so potentially being banned from winning Government contracts of £5 million or more.

Are you ready for the Good Work Plan?

5 June 2019

Build UK member Citation is working with companies in the construction sector to help them prepare for the forthcoming Good Work Plan legislation which will come into force in April 2020.

Tenant Fees Act 2019 comes into force

5 June 2019

The Tenant Fees Act came into force in England on 1 June 2019. The Act applies to tenancy agreements signed on or after that date. It effectively bans most letting fees and caps the deposits paid by tenants in the private rented sector.