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BCIS Dayworks Updating Service

BCIS Dayworks Updating Service

This tool gives you access up-to-date Daywork Rates

Access current and latest rates through a 12 month subscription for this online tool

  • Benefits
  • What's included & Trades


It will help you

  • Ensure that your Daywork Rates are always up to date, as with different negotiating bodies and different timings of wage and benefit promulgations, changes in National Insurance Contributions, CITB levy and pension rates, keeping track of all the changes is very time consuming and expensive.
  • Access a full set of current rates and throughout the year the latest rates are available as soon as changes occur. Calculations are shown for both the latest working hours and the rate itself, with an explanation as to the reason for the change

You will have up-to-date calculations to use for:

  • Estimates
  • Interim payments
  • Final accounts on building and maintenance contracts
  • Pricing, checking and negotiating daywork rates for labour

Used by

  • Quantity surveyors
  • Local/Central Government

What's included & Trades

What's included

Rates are given for the major trades in England, Scotland and Wales.

Includes new rates for 47 grades of operative covering the following trades:

  • Builders (6 grades)
  • Plumbers - main grades (7 grades)
  • Plumbers - apprentices (8 grades)
  • Heating and ventilating (11 grades)
  • Electricians - main grades (12 grades)
  • Electricians - apprentices (3 grades) (Scotland only)


Each grade is calculated in accordance with the appropriate 'Definition of Prime Cost of Daywork' agreed between RICS and the Contracting Organisations. Plumbers rates are based on a formula agreed between RICS and the plumbing contracting organisations in England, Wales and Scotland.


Excludes VAT


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