Does the government understand our challenges? 

In this article Robert Candy, Scaffolding Association CEO, discusses the issues facing construction and the support offered by government… The past year has been yet another challenging one for scaffolding and access businesses and indeed the wider construction sector, but in some respects, there has been an incredible amount of …

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Ten ways to keep workers safe this winter

As the seasons change, so do the risks faced by workers. CHAS, partner members of the Scaffolding Association, provide tips on how to keep focused on health and safety during the winter months.  As winter approaches, outdoor workers have to negotiate poor light, exposure to cold and slippery surfaces which

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Extra, extra hire, read all about it (and read the contract!)

The construction team from Holmes & Hills Solicitors, the Scaffolding Association’s legal partner, discuss an all-too-common contract issue affecting many scaffolding contractors. At our regular catch-ups with the Scaffolding Association, we are continuously hearing the same complaint from their members, that extra hire is winning the award for the leading

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Scaffolding Association partnership with CHAS

The Scaffolding Association is now partnering with CHAS. As one of the founders of Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP), CHAS is committed to setting health and safety benchmarks that drive industries forward and make the world of work a safer place. Scaffolding Association members benefit from discounts on new CHAS

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Health & Wellbeing

Build UK update COVID flowchart with new isolation rules

Build UK, a leading representative organisation for the UK construction industry, have updated their COVID flowchart to reflect the changes to isolation rules that came into effect on the 17th January 2022. From the 17th of January the rules have changed to five days of isolation. You can view the

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Partnerships the key to bridge project

Infrastructure Site Services Limited (ISS), who are Audited Members of the Scaffolding Association, and Creator Scaffold Design and Temporary Works Consultants Limited, who are Associate Members, have been working together to provide access to a unique bridge. ISS and Creator collaborated to provide access to Chartershaugh Bridge, Tyne & Wear,

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Construction industry ended on a high says Builders’ Conference

The annual construction contract award figures highlighted in real-time on the BCLive league table for 2021 from research gathered & validated by Builders’ Conference, were down on the previous 12 months and fell well short of the £90 billion that had been predicted early in the year. But the table ended on an unseasonal high

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Construction industry ended on a high says Builders’ Conference

The annual construction contract award figures highlighted in real-time on the BCLive league table for 2021 from research gathered & validated by Builders’ Conference, were down on the previous 12 months and fell well short of the £90 billion that had been predicted early in the year. But the table ended on an unseasonal high

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Does the government understand our challenges? 

In this article Robert Candy, Scaffolding Association CEO, discusses the issues facing construction and the support offered by government… The past year has been yet another challenging one for scaffolding and access businesses and indeed the wider construction sector, but in some respects, there has been an incredible amount of progress that we can all

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