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Keep up with the changing regulatory landscape

In this Opinion piece, The Indigo Group discuss legislation, the considerations and risks facing scaffolding companies. The increasing regulatory burden on subcontractors There is no denying that the scaffolding sector are leading the way when it comes to best practise

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Getting the design right makes commercial sense

Nigel Waring, Business Development Manager at 48.3 Scaffold Design, discusses how prioritising scaffold design ahead of contractor appointment, and collaborating with permanent works teams, can improve profit margins. For clients, scaffolding is often the first thing needed but the last

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Uncertain times weigh heavily on our sector

Well here we are again and like you, I had hoped we wouldn’t need to address the issues of BREXIT again having been promised faithfully, we would be leaving on 31st October. Definitely. But after a further delay – at

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Feasting Upon False Dawns

In a month in which all political, economic and seasonal indicators pointed towards a downturn, the UK construction industry chose to self-identify as upward and upbeat.   Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards looks on disbelievingly. In March this year, the

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Using data to keep workers safe

With slips, trips and falls still the number one cause of accidents and injuries on scaffolds, it is imperative that both scaffolders and contractors understand the most common reasons that scaffolds fail the weekly inspection. Ian Chambers, sales and marketing

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Change is good

It is difficult to slow down progress and avoid change. Those who avoid change and innovation will ultimately see it take place elsewhere, and so future opportunities could either be missed or lost for ever. The sector’s capacity to respond

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Innovation is integral to performance

There are many great brands in the scaffolding industry, but when they lose focus on delivering what customers want and need, they’ll wither away and become confined to history. Dale, managing director of SCP Forgeco, sees innovation as an integral

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