A contractor has been prosecuted after ignoring repeated warnings from Health and Safety Executive (HSE) inspectors to improve working standards on its construction sites.
The Government’s Cabinet office has put forward proposals to blacklist main contractors who pay their suppliers and sub-contractors late.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is just a few weeks away – and fines for non-compliance are alarmingly high, which is why all businesses, including those operating in the construction and engineering sectors, need to act now to ensure they are fully compliant ahead of 25 May 2018.
Contractors who hope to win a slice of a multimillion pound construction budget for phase 2 of Stansted Airport’s expansion, are being invited to a Suppliers Day event, in advance of a formal tendering process.
A construction company and a housing developer were both prosecuted for health and safety failures after a site worker was struck by a telehandler.
Many businesses are unaware that, from April 2018, new laws come into force which set a new standard for minimum energy efficiency levels.
Give your views on whether BIM is working for you
A national survey is seeking the views of construction and engineering firms, to find out how the Government’s mandate – for collaborative 3D Business Information Modelling (BIM) on all publicly-funded projects – is working in practice.
Two engineering companies in court for HSE offences
Two engineering companies have recently been prosecuted for breaching health and safety regulations after two separate incidents – the first involving the death of a father of three and the second resulting in a worker’s leg being amputated.
Carillion collapse likely to affect 30,000 firms
The sudden and dramatic collapse of construction firm, Carillion, is sending shockwaves through the industry, amidst fears that the fortunes of up to 30,000 smaller sub-contractors and suppliers will also be affected.
A fresh round of legal action has been launched following further allegations of construction worker ‘blacklisting.’