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CLC Warns Firms Against Withholding Payments

THE CONSTRUCTION LEADERSHIP COUNCIL (CLC) says it is increasingly concerned about the management of payment in the supply chain, and the risk that clients...

Job Retention Scheme Will Open on 20 April

THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), Jim Harra, has announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) for furloughed workers...

CITB Coronavirus Construction Advice Criticised for Dangerous Working Practices

CALLS FOR the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to withdraw its toolbox talk advice on social distancing due to the coronavirus have been made...

Minister Writes Letter Thanking Construction Industry for Continuing to Work

AN OPEN LETTER has been written thanking everyone in the construction industry for continuing to work, by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy...

Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity Launches Crisis Appeal

THE CHARITY that supports construction workers and their families is launching a crisis appeal so that it can respond to the needs of the...

Rise in Break-ins at Construction Sites During Coronavirus Lockdown

BURGLARS ARE TARGETING construction sites and other commercial premises as social distancing and isolation practices mean they are much less likely to be detected. The...

Chancellor Announces Help for Self-Employed with Industry Response

FINANCIAL HELP for self-employed people unable to work due to the coronavirus pandemic has been announced by the Chancellor of Exchequer, Rushi Sunak. The Self-Employed...

Calls to Support Workers and Close Construction Sites

CONSTRUCTION WORKERS and their families are facing an ever increasing risk by continuing to work on site, says Unite, the construction industry union. Unite believes...

Permaroof Comments on Construction Coronavirus Confusion

Adrian Buttress, Managing Director of Permaroof, an importer and distributor of Firestone RubberCover roofing products, has commented on the confusion surrounding whether construction should...

Construction Sites “Can Keep Working” in England Says Health Secretary

CONSTRUCTION SITES AS well as work on private properties can continue as long as 2m distancing and isolation guidelines are followed according to Health...