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Build UK is the leading representative organisation for the UK construction industry. It brings together Clients, Main Contractors, Trade Associations representing a wide range of Specialist Contractors, and other organisations committed to industry collaboration to promote the value of construction and drive change that strengthens the sector. Build UK’s activity is focussed on key industry objectives designed to create the conditions for supply chains to thrive and to improve the delivery of projects across the UK.

Further information about membership can be found on the Build UK website.

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CITB is the Industry Training Board and a partner in the Sector Skills Council for the construction industry in England, Scotland and Wales. Representing every part of the construction industry, it shapes how training is delivered and funded to meet the UK construction sector’s evolving needs.

CSCS cards provide proof that individuals working on construction sites have the appropriate training and qualifications for the job they do on site. By ensuring the workforce are appropriately qualified the card plays its part in improving standards and safety on UK construction sites.

Community Partners

The Careers & Enterprise Company is the national body for careers education in England, supporting schools and colleges to deliver modern, 21st century careers education. Their mission is to help every young person find their best next step. Their work includes training and supporting Careers Leaders; bringing employers, educators and providers together through their network of Careers Hubs; and sharing practical digital tools and resources.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around 20 million claimants and customers.

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s national skills body. It contributes to Scotland’s sustainable economic growth by supporting people and businesses to develop and apply their skills. It works with its partners to provide services that deliver the very best outcomes for Scotland’s people, businesses and the economy.

Industry Partners

Canary Wharf Group (CWG) is the developer of the largest urban regeneration project in Europe. CWG develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 9 million square feet of mixed-use space and over 1,100 Build to Rent apartments.

CWG is the largest sustainable developer in the UK and has purchased 100% electricity from renewable sources since 2012 and sent zero waste to landfill since 2009.

CWG has created a 24/7 city where people can live, work and thrive on the Canary Wharf estate and enjoy all the benefits: great transport links, access to 16.5 acres of green spaces and waterside living; and a wide range of amenities including an award-winning arts and events programme. Canary Wharf’s retail offering comprises over 70 bars, cafes and restaurants and over 300 shops, including eight grocery stores, pharmacies and health clubs all within 15 minutes’ walk.

The Considerate Constructors Scheme aims to raise standards in the construction industry through construction sites, companies, and suppliers registering with the scheme and committing to abide by the Code of Considerate Practice.

Go Construct is an industry-wide initiative that aims to attract, inform and retain a talented workforce for the Construction and Built Environment sector. Funded by the CITB levy and facilitated by CITB, Go Construct is designed by industry for industry.

Kier’s purpose is to sustainably deliver infrastructure which is vital to the UK. As a leading provider of infrastructure services, construction and property developments, Kier is committed to delivering for communities and leaving lasting legacies through their work.

Kier is committed to attracting, retaining and progressing talent, with a diverse, and resilient workforce that reflects the communities it serves.

People’s Partnership has been providing financial products to the construction industry for over 80 years. Their flagship product – The People’s Pension – is open to all employers of any size. They continue to support people in the construction industry to this day with their Employee Life Cover and Employee Accident Cover, providing financial protection for workers and their families. Their Charitable Trust has helped 1,000s of people and funded research into occupational health and safety in the construction industry.

As part of FTSE100 Ashtead Group plc, Sunbelt Rentals is the leader in equipment rentals in the UK, US and Canada – as well as specialist operations in Europe.

Together, their teams of over 4,000 experts provide rental equipment and managed solutions into every market and sector, including construction, industrial, energy, infrastructure, government and events.

They have the widest range of rental equipment and pride themselves on their unique structure of specialist teams which collaborate to deliver a tailored solution for each customer challenge. They promise to #MakeItHappen and provide the best solution, whenever, wherever, every time.

Willmott Dixon is a privately-owned construction and interior fit-out specialist with the ambition to create a huge and lasting positive, impact on our society. This is not only through what it builds; it’s through the fantastic efforts of all its people who make a major contribution to enhancing their local communities. Willmott Dixon provides excellent training and career opportunities, plus a unique and stimulating workplace and benefits package – come and experience it for yourself!

Media Partner

For more than 170 years, Building has been an information pioneer for the construction industry, bringing unrivalled intelligence to the market through journalistic coverage, news, analysis and data.