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CICV Forum Urges Construction to Focus on H&S

AS SCOTLAND EASES restrictions, the Construction Industry Coronavirus (CICV) Forum issues more guidance urging a focus on health and safety. CICV says construction is “not...

Forcing Construction Workers onto Bikes is Dangerous warns Unite, following TfL’s...

FORCING CONSTRUCTION WORKERS in London onto bikes is potentially dangerous, warns Unite, the UK’s construction union. The union issued its warning after Transport for London...

Selco To Crack Down on Face Covering Policy

SELCO BUILDERS WAREHOUSE today confirmed it will adopt a strict ‘no face covering, no entry’ policy at its 69 branches across the UK. The builders’...

New Business Minister Writes to All Construction Workers Following Lockdown

THE NEW BUSINESS minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, has written to everyone working in the UK’s construction sector repeating that all of the industry should remain...

Should Roofers Continue to Work During Social Distancing? UPDATED

THE PRIME MINISTER declared another national lockdown on Monday 4 January, responding to the higher transmissability of the new COVID-19 variant. However, as was the...

How to Make the Most of Furlough

THE LATEST LOCKDOWN announced on 4 January means employers and employees will be depending on the furlough scheme until the scheme’s end date, currently...

Construction and Trades Keep Going Through Lockdown 3

THE PRIME MINISTER last night announced the third national lockdown in England in an attempt to slow down the spread of the new variant...

Trades and Construction Remain Open in Tier 4

THE PRIME MINISTER announced on Saturday a Tier 4 'Stay at Home' alert level across London and the South East in response to the faster spread...

Stricter Rules Urgently Needed to Combat Construction Covid Spread, warns Unite

URGENT ACTION is needed to tackle rising Covid-19 transmission rates in the construction industry, Unite the union has warned the government and employers. Unite made...

Stark Divide Between Construction Companies Coping with Covid

A SURVEY OF 100 UK construction companies reveals a stark divide in how construction companies have fared during the COVID-19 crisis. While almost half of...