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CITB suspends industry levy collection

April 8, 2020

Sector-specific guidance on social distancing in the workplace

April 8, 2020

Non-essential construction works to cease in Scotland

April 8, 2020

Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the drivers’ hours rules

April 7, 2020

Two-metre rule now applies to workers in Wales

April 7, 2020

Government extends the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

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Sector-specific guidance on social distancing in the workplace

Public Health England (PHE) have issued sector-specific guidance on social distancing in the workplace. The view is that construction work can continue if done in accordance with the social distancing guidelines wherever possible. The importance of continued hand washing, good ventilation and a considered approach to enclosed machinery are all

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Non-essential construction works to cease in Scotland

Work on construction sites in Scotland, unless it is for essential projects, should stop immediately, as confirmed in new guidance for the construction industry from the Scottish Government. Essential projects include those on: facilities to be used directly in COVID-19 related activities; facilities which will be used to accommodate key

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Statement from the Scaffolding Association’s Chief Executive

Our Government has the unenviable task of having to make reactive decisions during a rapidly changing situation. Almost daily the information we are being provided with is evolving, and managing that data for just one part of one sector has become a full time job for our team. So, we can only imagine the immense

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Indigo Group

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 and compliance with Health & Safety legislation, however, in the coming months the sector is

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A growing association that hopes to see better times for all

In this Comment piece, Robert Candy, CEO of the Scaffolding Association, talks about growth and the need for optimism. The Government have committed to leaving the European Union, and we now await the details of what this will mean for the UK economy and for our industry within the wider construction sector. Whatever happens, we

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Statement from the Scaffolding Association’s Chief Executive

Our Government has the unenviable task of having to make reactive decisions during a rapidly changing situation. Almost daily the information we are being provided with is evolving, and managing that data for just one part of one sector has become a full time job for our team. So, we can only imagine the immense

Read More »
Indigo Group

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 and compliance with Health & Safety legislation, however, in the coming months the sector is

Read More »

A growing association that hopes to see better times for all

In this Comment piece, Robert Candy, CEO of the Scaffolding Association, talks about growth and the need for optimism. The Government have committed to leaving the European Union, and we now await the details of what this will mean for the UK economy and for our industry within the wider construction sector. Whatever happens, we

Read More »