Scaffolding Association announces 100th Audited Member

The UK’s largest trade association for access and scaffolding companies has announced its 100th Audited Member. The Scaffolding Association, which recently reached an overall membership figure of 500 companies, continues to grow as more and more ambitious businesses join. Audited Membership is the highest level available, developed in line with …

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Is the client not paying you?

Barrister, Professor Rudi Klein, gives advice on the process and time-scales for suspending your operations should you encounter payment problems while still working on a live project. It is now over 25 years ago that I was involved in putting together legislation – the Construction Act – to improve payment

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Health and safety

SMAS Worksafe announces new plan structure

SMAS Worksafe, a partner of the Scaffolding Association, is delighted to announce a new plan structure which will help members easily identify what level of compliance and support they wish to obtain and the pricing and benefits for each. The new three-tiered systems are: Worksafe Assessment, which includes: Standard H&S

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Commercial

Learn from 2020 and prosper in 2021 and beyond

In this Opinion piece, Lawrence Pearce, a Specialist Construction Law Associate at Holmes & Hills Solicitors, a partner of the Scaffolding Association, discusses the lessons of the last 12 months and looks forward to a successful future… Like all of you, we are hoping that the words “pandemic” and “Covid”

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News

Alan Wilks Scaffolding toast 45 year anniversary

Alan Wilks Scaffolding, who are Associate members of the Scaffolding Association, are celebrating 45 years in business. Alan and Janet started the business in 1976 and the company has grown ever since. Repeat orders due to high customer satisfaction has helped establish the Worcestershire family business with a workforce of

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CASS employ six new apprentices

Audited members of the Scaffolding Association, CASS UK have recently employed six new scaffolding apprentices. Despite restricted work conditions the company have also been able to allocate two of the six to major clients to serve their apprenticeship. Morgan Sindall and Bouygues have two sites in Barry – Whitmore High

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The LFI ladder designed to improve safety when accessing lorries

Having created the PRo Range to offer the best combination of lightweight design and durability, specifically for the professional who needs to depend on their equipment, the LFI LoadStep has been designed to offer maximum durability and comfort when on the job. With its heavy-duty 35mm serrated D-rungs and a

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Is the client not paying you?

Barrister, Professor Rudi Klein, gives advice on the process and time-scales for suspending your operations should you encounter payment problems while still working on a live project. It is now over 25 years ago that I was involved in putting together legislation – the Construction Act – to improve payment practices. You may find it

Read More »

Learn from 2020 and prosper in 2021 and beyond

In this Opinion piece, Lawrence Pearce, a Specialist Construction Law Associate at Holmes & Hills Solicitors, a partner of the Scaffolding Association, discusses the lessons of the last 12 months and looks forward to a successful future… Like all of you, we are hoping that the words “pandemic” and “Covid” are put back in a

Read More »

Is the client not paying you?

Barrister, Professor Rudi Klein, gives advice on the process and time-scales for suspending your operations should you encounter payment problems while still working on a live project. It is now over 25 years ago that I was involved in putting together legislation – the Construction Act – to improve payment practices. You may find it

Read More »

Learn from 2020 and prosper in 2021 and beyond

In this Opinion piece, Lawrence Pearce, a Specialist Construction Law Associate at Holmes & Hills Solicitors, a partner of the Scaffolding Association, discusses the lessons of the last 12 months and looks forward to a successful future… Like all of you, we are hoping that the words “pandemic” and “Covid” are put back in a

Read More »