Actuate UK

Working group unveils recommendations for cash retentions reform

A Scottish Government working group has recommended a list of reforms to the outdated practice of cash retentions to protect sub-contractors from payment abuse and upstream insolvencies.

Published 29 July 2021

Actuate UK: COVID fallout could lead to a winter of discontent for construction

The further relaxation of COVID restrictions has been greeted with much excitement, yet construction experts claim COVID continues to cast a dark shadow on their industry – and say the knock-on effects of the pandemic will still be felt long after summer is over.

Published 19 July 2021

New engineering services alliance Actuate UK launched today

Two Scotland-based trade bodies are among the members of a new alliance for the multi-billion-pound UK engineering services sector that was launched today via a virtual industry event.

Published 10 February 2021