27 January 2015
HSS Hire Group has become the first tool and equipment provider to register its depots with the Considerate Constructors Scheme, demonstrating their commitment to working to the very highest standards of best practice and to improving the image of construction.
21 January 2015
The long-standing relationship between the Considerate Constructors Scheme and the National Federation of Builders (NFB) has entered a new era with the appointment of the NFB’s new Chief Executive.
22 December 2014
The Scheme is revising how it recognises the highest performing constructors at both the National Site and Company Awards.
16 December 2014
The Highways Agency has been presented with a Milestone Award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme for having 1000 sites registered – a first for construction clients in the UK.
13 January 2015
The Considerate Constructors Scheme has launched its Best Practice Hub, a comprehensive online resource showcasing best practice in the construction industry at the touch of a button.
15 December 2014
From the 1st January 2015, the Scheme will be making a number of changes to ensure it can continue offering the highest levels of service to every registered site, company and supplier.
5 December 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme has proudly partnered with the Construction Industry Helpline – a confidential hotline dedicated to supporting and assisting the industry's workforce.
5 December 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme hosted its first Drinks Reception which brought together industry professionals at the forefront of construction.
26 November 2014
CIC2050 Group Construction Industry Survey finds 80% of professionals feel that they make a positive difference through their job.
14 November 2014
The grandeur of Plaisterers’ Hall in the City of London played host to the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s 2014 National Company Awards.
21 October 2014
The UK’s most considerate registered companies will be celebrated at the forthcoming Considerate Constructors Scheme National Company Awards 2014.
15 October 2014
'Spotlight on… language’ focusses on inappropriate, offensive and foul language used in the construction industry and how it could cause offence to both those working on site and anyone passing-by.
15 October 2014
A potentially life-saving initiative aimed at reducing collisions involving vulnerable road users and construction vehicles has been released by the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) project.
8 October 2014
Road Safety Week 2014 will run from the 17th to the 23rd November and aims to inspire communities to take action on road safety and promote life-saving messages during the week and beyond.
7 October 2014
To celebrate 5 years of Company Registration and the introduction of Supplier Registration, the Scheme is giving 10 companies the chance to win a year's free registration with the Considerate Constructors Scheme.
6 October 2014
With the importance of the Scheme to the construction industry continuing to grow, in 2013 the Board of the CCS in consultation with its owners recognised the need to broaden the range of experiences of Board members by introducing three new non-executive Directors who were not already Scheme Monitors and who could represent three key areas of the industry – large construction companies, SMEs and construction clients.
25 September 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme’s ‘Improving The Image Of Construction’ (ITIOC) event ran for its second year, and was attended by over 250 industry professionals keen to learn more about considerate construction.
22 September 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme, an initiative which aims to improve the image of the industry by encouraging best practice, has reached its 80,000th registered site.
28 August 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme has become a partner of youth charity The Prince’s Trust to support their ‘Get Into’ programme which helps to tackle youth unemployment.
14 August 2014
Earlier this year the Scheme shined a spotlight on apprenticeships and looked at what the industry was doing to encourage new talent into construction.
14 August 2014
The LABC have produced a guide which encourages all building control departments and surveyors to support the Scheme and its aim to improve the image of construction.
10 July 2014
After an incredible response from sites all over the UK, the Scheme is pleased to announce the winners of this year's Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition.
2 July 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is delighted to have recognised its 1000th registered company, coincidentally, in the 5th year of Company Registration.
1 July 2014
The Scheme is pleased to announce the following changes to the Board. These changes will come into effect from the 1st July 2014.
30 July 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme has welcomed Wernick Hire as its first registered supplier in its new Supplier Registration membership scheme.
27 June 2014
Over the coming months, the Considerate Constructors Scheme will be rolling out a revised report template for second visits on registered sites.
19 June 2014
A key requirement of the Scheme's Code of Considerate Practice for registered sites, companies and suppliers is to provide a workplace where everyone is respected, treated fairly, encouraged and supported.
9 June 2014
Child Safety Week, which this year runs from the 23rd June to the 29th June 2014, is a campaign held annually by Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) to raise awareness of child accidents and the measures that can be taken to help prevent them.
21 May 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme held its first Associate Members' Meeting of 2014 on the 20th May at the Coombe Abbey Hotel in Coventry.
24 April 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme's Milestone Awards recognise the number of sites that contractors and clients have registered since 1997.
23 April 2014
One St Peter's Square (OSPS), by Carillion Construction Ltd, has received the prestigious title of Most Considerate Site at the Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2014 National Site Awards.
16 April 2014
A survey published by CITB, and reported in Construction News, has found that sexist, racist and homophobic language can still very much be heard on UK construction sites.
11 April 2014
After 12 ceremonies held across the UK with over 3000 guests attending, the Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2014 National Site Awards have now finished.
2 April 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2014 National Site Awards are continuing in London, after a fantastic week in Edinburgh and Manchester.
1 April 2014
The key development partners involved in the Nine Elms on the South Bank regeneration programme signed a Construction Charter in March 2014, marking their commitment to work collaboratively to deliver best practice construction management across the UK's biggest regeneration project.
24 March 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2014 National Site Awards have begun, with the first ceremony taking place on Monday the 24th March at the Balmoral in Edinburgh.
19 March 2014
The Scheme is pleased to announce the launch of Company Partnership for Company Registration.
17 March 2014
The 2014 Hoarding Competition is now open to entries and promises to be bigger than last year!
16 March 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to have recently been awarded the Investors in People (IIP) Bronze Award, three years after achieving the Standard IIP Accreditation.
6 March 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to publish its new 'Spotlight on...' initiative which focuses on the importance of apprenticeships.
27 February 2014
After a fantastic response from sites all over the UK, the Scheme is pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition.
27 February 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is delighted to announce the launch of its newly-designed range of banners which are now available to all registered sites.
19 February 2014
The Scheme's first of two Client Partner meetings this year took place on the 18th February 2014 at the London Bridge Hotel.
18 February 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme, which was launched in 1997, has been awarded the prestigious Royal Charter Award for Excellence in Construction by the Worshipful Company of Constructors.
29 January 2014
Anyone travelling on the tube this week may have noticed the Scheme's logo appearing in an unusual place.
22 January 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme's much-revered National Site Awards 2014, which recognise and reward the UK's most considerate sites, are coming soon.
8 January 2014
The UK Contractors Group (UKCG), one of the Considerate Constructors Scheme's Supporters, has published a 'Good Neighbour Site Guide' which provides advice for sites on how to develop good community relations and manage the environmental impact of their activities on local communities.
9 January 2014
Prostate Cancer UK was present at the Scheme's 'Improving The Image of Construction' event back in September last year. The conference was a great success for the charity, generating significant interest from the Scheme's Associate Members, keen to raise awareness of prostate cancer amongst the male dominated workforce.
7 January 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to welcome Monitor Paul Robson to the Board as a Scheme director, an appointment which took effect from the 1st January 2014.
11 December 2013
The Scheme has now reviewed the current Checklist to ensure it remains relevant and challenging and is pleased to publish the 2014 Code and Checklist which will come into effect on 1st January 2014.