Robert Candy

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Focusing on kindness as we find our new normal

In his latest statement Robert Candy, Chief Executive of the Scaffolding Association, talks about the importance of focusing on kindness as we establish our ‘new normal’ during Covid-19. In his latest statement, chief executive of the Scaffolding Association, Robert Candy,

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News

We’re in lockdown, but we’re in it together

We are now entering an extended lockdown period with social distancing, punctuated only by a daily exercise session and essential trips for food. The industry remains in a state of limbo – worried about finances, frustrated with the lack of

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Opinion / Comment

Uncertain times weigh heavily on our sector

Well here we are again and like you, I had hoped we wouldn’t need to address the issues of BREXIT again having been promised faithfully, we would be leaving on 31st October. Definitely. But after a further delay – at

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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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SA News

Come to London Build!

On 27 and 28 November, the Scaffolding Association will exhibit at London Build, Olympia, where chief executive Robert Candy will moderate a health and safety panel discussion on the second day. The free-to-attend event – which is the leading construction

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Opinion / Comment

Change is good

It is difficult to slow down progress and avoid change. Those who avoid change and innovation will ultimately see it take place elsewhere, and so future opportunities could either be missed or lost for ever. The sector’s capacity to respond

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