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HSS Hire registers six depots with the Scheme

HSS Hire registers six depots with the Scheme

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.


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The Scheme and NFB continue a prosperous relationship

The Scheme and NFB continue a prosperous relationship

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.


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Changes to National Company and Site Awards

Changes to National Company and Site Awards

22 December 2014

The Scheme is revising how it recognises the highest performing constructors at both the National Site and Company Awards.


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1000 Highways Agency sites registered with the Scheme

1000 Highways Agency sites registered with the Scheme

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.


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Scheme launches its Best Practice Hub for the industry

Scheme launches its Best Practice Hub for the industry

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.


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2015 Scheme changes

2015 Scheme changes

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.


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Launching the Construction Industry Helpline

Launching the Construction Industry Helpline

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.


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Annual Drinks Reception 2014

Annual Drinks Reception 2014

5 December 2014

The Considerate Constructors Scheme hosted its first Drinks Reception which brought together industry professionals at the forefront of construction.


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CIC publishes survey results

CIC publishes survey results

26 November 2014

CIC2050 Group Construction Industry Survey finds 80% of professionals feel that they make a positive difference through their job.


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2014 National Company Awards

2014 National Company Awards

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.


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National Company Awards 2014 coming soon

National Company Awards 2014 coming soon

21 October 2014

The UK’s most considerate registered companies will be celebrated at the forthcoming Considerate Constructors Scheme National Company Awards 2014.


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Spotlight on... language

Spotlight on... language

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.


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Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS)

Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS)

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.


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Road Safety Week 2014 with 10% off Ivor products

Road Safety Week 2014 with 10% off Ivor products

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.


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Win a year's free registration with the Scheme

Win a year's free registration with the Scheme

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.


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5 year strategy

5 year strategy

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.


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Review of ITIOC 2014

Review of ITIOC 2014

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.


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The Scheme celebrates its 80,000th registered site

The Scheme celebrates its 80,000th registered site

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.


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The Scheme partners with The Prince’s Trust

The Scheme partners with The Prince’s Trust

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.


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'Spotlight on… apprenticeships' update

'Spotlight on… apprenticeships' update

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.


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LABC encourages registration with the Scheme

LABC encourages registration with the Scheme

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.


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Ivor Goodsite's Hoarding Competition 2014

Ivor Goodsite's Hoarding Competition 2014

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.


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Celebrating the Scheme’s 1000th registered company

Celebrating the Scheme’s 1000th registered company

2 July 2014

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is delighted to have recognised its 1000th registered company, coincidentally, in the 5th year of Company Registration.


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Changes to the Scheme's Board

Changes to the Scheme's Board

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.


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Wernick Hire becomes first registered Supplier

Wernick Hire becomes first registered Supplier

30 July 2014

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has welcomed Wernick Hire as its first registered supplier in its new Supplier Registration membership scheme.


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New second visit reports

New second visit reports

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.


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CITB's Be Fair Framework

CITB's Be Fair Framework

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.


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Child Safety Week 2014 with 10% off Ivor products

Child Safety Week 2014 with 10% off Ivor products

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.


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Associate Members’ Meeting, May 2014

Associate Members’ Meeting, May 2014

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.


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Milestone Awards

Milestone Awards

24 April 2014

The Considerate Constructors Scheme's Milestone Awards recognise the number of sites that contractors and clients have registered since 1997.


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Most Considerate Site 2014

Most Considerate Site 2014

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.


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Offensive language still commonplace in construction

Offensive language still commonplace in construction

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.


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National Site Awards 2014 have now finished

National Site Awards 2014 have now finished

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.


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National Site Awards 2014 have arrived in London!

National Site Awards 2014 have arrived in London!

2 April 2014

The Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2014 National Site Awards are continuing in London, after a fantastic week in Edinburgh and Manchester.


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Nine Elms launches innovative Construction Charter

Nine Elms launches innovative Construction Charter

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.


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National Site Awards 2014 have begun!

National Site Awards 2014 have begun!

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.


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Scheme launches Company Partnership

Scheme launches Company Partnership

19 March 2014

The Scheme is pleased to announce the launch of Company Partnership for Company Registration.


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Ivor Goodsite’s Hoarding Competition 2014 - enter now!

Ivor Goodsite’s Hoarding Competition 2014 - enter now!

17 March 2014

The 2014 Hoarding Competition is now open to entries and promises to be bigger than last year!


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Scheme obtains IIP Bronze Award

Scheme obtains IIP Bronze Award

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.


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Spotlight on... apprenticeships

Spotlight on... apprenticeships

6 March 2014

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to publish its new 'Spotlight on...' initiative which focuses on the importance of apprenticeships.


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Ivor Goodsite's Hoarding Competition 2013

Ivor Goodsite's Hoarding Competition 2013

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.


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Scheme launches new banners

Scheme launches new banners

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.


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Client Partner meeting

Client Partner meeting

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.


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Scheme receives Royal Charter Award for Excellence

Scheme receives Royal Charter Award for Excellence

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.


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The Scheme goes Underground

The Scheme goes Underground

29 January 2014

Anyone travelling on the tube this week may have noticed the Scheme's logo appearing in an unusual place.


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National Site Awards 2014 coming soon

National Site Awards 2014 coming soon

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.


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UKCG publishes Good Neighbour Site Guide

UKCG publishes Good Neighbour Site Guide

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.


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Progress in fight against prostate cancer

Progress in fight against prostate cancer

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.


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New appointment of Scheme director

New appointment of Scheme director

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.


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2014 Code and Checklist update

2014 Code and Checklist update

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.


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