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HAKI introduces Cladding System at London Build 2019

System scaffolding and access solution provider, HAKI, will be introducing its Cladding System to the wider industry during the London Build Expo, at Olympia London on the 27 and 28 November 2019. The Cladding System will be on display to

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Commercial & Legal

New VAT system to impact on cashflow

The access and scaffolding sector is waking up to changes in VAT invoicing and payments that come into force next month. At the time of going to press, a united construction industry was lobbying hard to have the changes delayed

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Commercial

Payment terms in temporary works contracts

Barrister Rudi Klein advises readers on the legal requirements applying to payment terms in temporary works contracts. The example schedule above should be used for each of your contracts. It incorporates legal requirements relating to the payment process and alerts

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Safety is a top priority in fashionable Chelsea

Scaffolding on a Grade II-listed apartment complex in the heart of Chelsea is being delivered by Q Scaffolding, where their pre-planning and innovative thinking have been integral components in keeping a tight programme on schedule. Adrian JG Marsh reports. “There

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What is the CITB levy used for?

The CITB levy imposed on employers within the construction industry is used to support the development of a skilled workforce. Stacey Underhill, head of external affairs at the Scaffolding Association, provides an overview of the skills development opportunity for the

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Health & Wellbeing

The reality of mental health

Physical health still predominates in construction. Signs remind workers to wear personal protection equipment and there is regular attendance at safety talks and courses. But where is the discussion on mental health and its importance? Adrian JG Marsh reports. “Sadly,

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Richter Associates buys 48.3

Scaffolding design consultancy 48.3 has been acquired by Richter Associates for an undisclosed sum. The company said the acquisition is a strategic development in 48.3’s drive to transform the scaffolding industry with fully integrated service offerings in temporary and permanent

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