Associate


UNITE the Union (Unite)

Unite is Britain’s biggest union with 1.5 million members in every type of workplace.

Unite was formed by a merger between two of Britain’s’ leading unions, the T&G and Amicus. It was created to meet the great challenges facing working people in the 21st century and is a democratic and campaigning union which fights back for employees in the workplace, is taking trade unionism out to the millions of unorganised workers, is a union that stands up for equality for all and advances its members interests politically. Unite is also active on a global scale building ever stronger links with trade unions around the world to confront the challenges of the globalised economy.

Website: www.unitetheunion.org


Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (APHC)

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors is the leading trade Association for the Plumbing and Heating Industry in England and Wales.

APHC provides valuable business services to its members in the plumbing and heating industry. Representing companies from the Times 100 on major construction projects, to sole traders working in domestic properties, it touches daily some 60,000 plumbing and heating operatives.

Website: www.competentpersonsscheme.co.uk


National Federation of Builders (NFB)

The NFB provides business solutions/resources to builders, contractors and house builders across England and Wales, protecting businesses, saving members time and money, and allowing them to focus on their core business of construction. The NFB campaigns hard on key issues such as procurement, utilities, sustainability and funding.

Website: www.builders.org.uk


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Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS)

cscs CSCS was set up to help the construction industry to improve quality and reduce accidents.

CSCS cards are increasingly demanded as proof of occupational competence by contractors, public and private clients and others. They cover hundreds of occupations so whatever you do in construction there will be a card that is suitable for you.

Website: www.cscs.uk.com