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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

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Two-metre rule now applies to workers in Wales

New rules to protect workers during the coronavirus outbreak came into force on Tuesday 7th April. Every business must take all reasonable measures to ensure the 2-metre rule is maintained between people on their premises whenever work is being carried

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CLC forms construction industry coronavirus task force

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has convened a Construction Industry Task Force to provide a focal point for co-ordinating the industry response to COVID-19, and to facilitate communication between the industry and Government. The members are comprised of senior people

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CITB asks for your feedback on Levy Proposals

CITB, the Construction Industry Training Board, has a statutory obligation to consult with construction employers on the proposals for the CITB Levy 2021–23. Now is your opportunity to give feedback on the Levy Proposals, tell the CITB if they’re investing

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CISRS calls for leniency on recently expired cards

The closure of CISRS training providers and the suspension of HS&E tests due to the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that operatives working on sites are currently unable to renew their cards. CISRS are therefore calling on all employers and site

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