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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CDM 20-20 vision – changing the culture

Does the construction industry understand the CDM Regulations in their entirety? This is a new report by Construction Industry Council’s (CIC), providing much needed clarity on the management arrangements for all projects. Since 2015, CIC Health & Safety Champion has chaired its Health & Safety committee and Construction Industry Advisory Committee’s (CONIAC), Keeping

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Distributor deal opens up Irish market for G-Deck

Scaffolding Association members, G-Deck, the safest, strongest construction decking system on the market, is set to boost safety and speed of installation in Ireland in the same way it has in the UK thanks to the company’s new distributor deal with Devine Scaffolding in Strabane, County Tyrone. A successful scaffolding

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Sonic Scaffolding 2000 Limited create eye-catching work in Salisbury

Sonic Scaffolding 2000 Limited, who are Associate Members of the Scaffolding Association, have been busy in Salisbury city centre, where they have designed and built a scaffold to enable specialist external works on a listed building that houses a retail business. The building, located in a pedestrianised market square, needed to be

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TIS (NGA) Ltd open new rope access training facility

Scaffolding Association Assessed Members, TIS (NGA) Ltd, have opened a new rope access training centre in Billingham. The facility has been designed to ensure that all aspects of rope access techniques required to complete works in the field can be trialled in a life like environment, as well as offering

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No cause for alarm says Builders’ Conference

There was slight dip in the level of construction contract awards in the month of April 2021 verified research by Scaffolding Association partners, Builders’ Conference, showed. However, in this article CEO Neil Edwards explains why he remains confident and believes the sector still has much to look forward to in

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No cause for alarm says Builders’ Conference

There was slight dip in the level of construction contract awards in the month of April 2021 verified research by Scaffolding Association partners, Builders’ Conference, showed. However, in this article CEO Neil Edwards explains why he remains confident and believes the sector still has much to look forward to in the year ahead. It is

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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

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No cause for alarm says Builders’ Conference

There was slight dip in the level of construction contract awards in the month of April 2021 verified research by Scaffolding Association partners, Builders’ Conference, showed. However, in this article CEO Neil Edwards explains why he remains confident and believes the sector still has much to look forward to in the year ahead. It is

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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

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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

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