Construction and Engineering News

Government announces plans to strengthen construction safety regulations
November 2019

The Government has confirmed that it intends to press ahead with a raft of new legislation designed to improve building safety standards.

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Reserve your place at our FREE construction payments disputes seminar
November 2019

If you work in the construction industry – or you do business with companies in this sector – you cannot afford to miss our latest breakfast seminar.

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2020 a decisive year for digitisation in the construction industry – new report claims
September 2019

A new report claims that the construction industry is on the verge of a major digital transformation opportunity.

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Construction firm fined after worker killed by excavator
September 2019

A construction company has been fined and one of its employees sentenced after a worker was struck by an excavator and died from his injuries.

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Mental health concerns amongst workers at UK’s largest construction site revealed
September 2019

A construction union has revealed concerns about the mental health of construction workers at Hinkley Point nuclear power station, the UK’s largest construction project.

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Company Directors to be held accountable for late payments
July 2019

The Government has confirmed that it will fine businesses who persistently fail to pay suppliers on time and has said company directors will be held responsible for late payments.

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Major construction and engineering project for the South East to invite tenders
July 2019

£2.6 billion of construction and engineer projects will soon be available for tender, following the release of outline details by Thames Water.

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Property developers and landlords urged to seek SDLT rebate advice
July 2019

Property developers and landlords in the UK could be due stamp duty rebates on additional homes following a recent tax tribunal verdict.

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Join us at our FREE Employment Law Update
May 2019

Your employees are a key asset, with the potential to take your business to the next level, but employment disputes are also a significant risk to any business, meaning employers need to be aware of all the latest legal developments.

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Essex construction contractor fined after concrete pumping equipment kills worker
May 2019

An Essex-based construction company was fined following a fatal incident involving concrete pumping equipment, which malfunctioned during an upgrade project at the Port of Felixstowe.

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