CIOB: British and migrant workers ‘at risk of exploitation’ on UK construction sites

UK contractors have been urged to face up to the “significant human rights risks” in their supply chains after the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) found that both British and foreign workers are at risk of exploitation despite recent legislation.

Published 14 May 2018

Built environment Institutes renew collaboration commitment

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) have reinforced their commitment to collaboration and partnership by renewing their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

Published 28 March 2018

CIOB announces new Vice President and updates Code of Estimating Practice

Mark Beard FCIOB, chairman of construction group Beard, will become the 117th President of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) in 2020.

Published 16 March 2018

Industry leaders unite to tackle modern slavery in UK construction sector

To mark Anti-Slavery Day in the UK today, the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Stronger Together will be joined be industry leaders in spearheading a pioneering collaborative initiative to tackle modern slavery in the construction sector.

Published 18 October 2017

Kier Construction Scotland duo reach finals of industry awards

Two of Kier Construction Scotland’s construction managers reached the final of the prestigious Construction Manager of the Year Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London last week with host, BBC news presenter Steph McGovern.

Published 4 October 2017

CIOB awards hat trick for BAM

Three managers from BAM Construction in Scotland have made it to the finals of the prestigious CIOB Construction Manager of the Year Awards in recognition of their leadership on several of Scotland’s most innovative building projects.

Published 9 August 2017

CIOB sets up commission of past presidents to investigate build quality

The past presidents of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) are to investigate the issue of build quality in the construction industry in light of the defects that led to the closure of 17 schools in Edinburgh earlier this year and subsequent events.

Published 21 June 2017

New CIOB President Rebecca Thompson pledges to inspire a more diverse profession

Rebecca Thompson FCIOB, a specialist in heritage conservation and lecturer in building studies, has become the 114th President of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), only the second female ever to hold that position.

Published 19 June 2017

More organisations build the case for construction ahead of General Election

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Scottish Renewables and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) have all released manifestos outlining key policy proposals to support construction and infrastructure ahead of the General Election.

Published 12 May 2017

CIOB appoints first managing director

The Chartered Institute of Building has appointed Terry Watts as managing director reporting to chief executive Chris Blythe.

Published 8 March 2017

CIOB and Stronger Together launch toolkit to help tackle modern slavery

A best practice toolkit to help the construction industry tackle modern slavery in its global supply chains has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and industry alliance Stronger Together.

Published 17 February 2017

Art Deco power station takes control in construction photography competition

A stunning photograph of Kelenfold Power Station in Budapest has been named the outright winning shot in construction’s finest photography competition.

Published 8 February 2017

CIOB launches industry’s first ethical construction MOOC

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Academy is notching up an industry first with the launch of a massive open online course (MOOC) on ethics and compliance that is tailor made for construction professionals.

Published 16 January 2017