News 2009

News 2009

The Scheme’s news from 2009

  • VAT changes to 17.5%

    24 December 2009

    From 1 January 2010, the rate of VAT will change to 17.5%. Where prices on this website are quoted inclusive of VAT, they have been amended to …

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  • New Scheme statistics page

    17 December 2009

    December 2009
    The Scheme has introduced a new statistics page to its website to keep contractors up to date with the latest Scheme data, including current registration …

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  • Scheme introductory film

    16 December 2009

    December 2009

    The Scheme’s introductory film, presented by Adam Hart-Davis, has been updated and now contains footage taken from the 2009 National Awards ceremonies, including interviews …

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  • Postal strike

    22 October 2009

    During the current period of industrial action by the Post Office, we suggest that you register your site or company online to avoid any delays in signing …

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  • New Industry Image

    14 October 2009

    October 2009
    The Considerate Constructors Scheme has released the first electronic version of its Industry Image newsletter.
    Industry Image will be produced and sent out in this …

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  • Site cartoon posters

    4 September 2009

    The Scheme has introduced a brand new set of site cartoon posters. The purpose of these cartoons is to give an easy to understand, visual, overview of …

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  • Scottish Parliamnet appoints Scheme

    24 August 2009

    December 2002
    The Considerate Constructors Scheme; a Government backed initiative to improve the image of construction. The Holyrood site, which will be used for parliamentary business from …

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  • Spring Monitors’ meetings

    17 August 2009

    May 2006

    The Scheme’s 100 site Monitors recently attended a series of 6 Regional Meetings, held at 5 venues around the UK. These meetings take place …

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  • Monitors’ Regional Meetings

    12 August 2009

    02 November 2006

    “Consistency in site scoring” was the focus of the discussion at the second series of 2006 Monitors’ Regional Meetings. Much was achieved in …

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  • Continuing Monitor training

    7 August 2009

    May 2007

    As the Scheme continues to grow, and with more contractors and clients now using the Monitors’ reports to benchmark their performance, consistency of scoring …

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  • Monitors’ Annual Conference 2008

    6 August 2009

    July 2008

    The Scheme’s Monitors and office administration team all met up recently for the Annual Monitors’ Conference.
    This popular event provides an opportunity for both …

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  • Scheme Board changes

    31 July 2009

    January 2009
    From 1 January 2009, there will be a number of changes at the helm of the Considerate Constructors Scheme.
    In addition to the appointment of …

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  • New Chief Executive for Scheme

    31 July 2009

    January 2009

    David Hardy, the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s Chief Executive since 2003, is stepping down at the end of 2008, with the role of Chief Executive …

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  • Minister endorses Scheme

    31 July 2009

    January 2009
    Economic and Business Minister, Ian Pearson, has become the latest construction minister to express support for the Considerate Constructors Scheme.
    Aiming to improve the image …

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  • US interest in Scheme

    31 July 2009

    February 2009
    From US site ENR.com
    by Peter Reina.

    The British may not be as courteous as they are sometimes credited, but their contractors seem to …

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