Guidance

Employment

CLC issues new guidance on employment issues

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has produced new guidance on the employment issues raised by the Cronavirus crisis. This explains when and how to furlough staff, plus how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-employed Income Support Scheme work.

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Scaffolding Association Issues Scaffold Industry Guidance Notes

The Scaffolding Association has launched two Scaffold Industry Guidance Notes (SIGNS) which address the requirements for scaffolding inspection during COVID-19. Stacey Underhill, Head of External Affairs, said “We have had a large volume of enquiries from contractors and clients asking

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Guidance

What’s changing with BS 5975?

BSI has published a new edition of BS 5975:2019, Code of practice for temporary works procedures and the permissible stress design of falsework. The standard has been updated to take account of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, particularly

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Guidance

Guidance: scaffolding in saltwater environments

Scaffolding structures exposed to saltwater can lead to unexpected consequences when ‘galvanic corrosion’ raises its head. John Beck and Kevan Herbert from Apollo Scaffold Services have dealt with these issues for more than 20 years. Galvanic corrosion is an electrochemical

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