Callsafe Services Ltd

CDM2015: Construction (Design and Management Regulations) 2015

Are we ready? On 29th January 2015, CDM2015 gained parliamentary approval, and will therefore come into force on 6th April 2015. As the final version of the regulations have only just been published and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) only issued the draft Guidances for CDM2015 on 9th January...
JCB Finance

JCB Finance warns that a £500,000 – £875,000 tax saving opportunity is drawing to...

The Autumn Statement of 3rd December 2014 confirmed what had already been announced in the March 2014 Budget - a temporary increase in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) from £250,000 to £500,000 with it scheduled to revert back to £25,000 on 1st January 2016. The enhanced AIA of £500,000 is...
CDM2015

Construction (Design and Management Regulations) 2015: Are we ready?

Today, 29th January 2015, CDM2015 gained parliamentary approval, and will therefore come into force on 6th April 2015. As the final version of the regulations have only been published today and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) only issued the draft Guidances for CDM2015 on 9th January 2015; the...

Planning for SuDs

Sam Ibbott, Deputy Public Affairs Director at Environmental Industries Commission examines the latest government consultation on SuDs and the new approach of delivering it through the planning system. The photo-op, when staged, can be a politicians dream. If you follow politics, particularly at a local level, they can often be...
behaviours

Behavioural Focus Reduces Incident Rates

Behavioural safety processes have long been shown to improve occupational safety performance by reducing incidents and injury rates. It is based on a continuous observation and feedback loop that maintains constant attention on safety performance that can be applied to a wide variety of settings. B-Safe® is a Behavioural...
Kingspan

Keeping Out the Cold

The winter chill has finally set in and for owners of older, solid walled properties, the effects will be particularly keenly felt. Just 3% of these properties are insulated in the UK according to the latest Government statistics leaving owners with an unenviable choice of digging deep into their...
Saint-Gobain

Passivhaus Tradesperson Course

Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland has announced the launch of its Passive House Tradesperson Course, enabling tradespeople to gain international accreditation for one of the world’s most efficient energy standards. Delivered by experienced personnel from the Passive House Academy in partnership with Saint-Gobain, the next course will be run from 23rd-25th...
behaviours

Improving Process Safety Behaviours

Applicable across a wide variety of disciplines, Behavioural Safety is a proven process for reducing injuries and incidents by eliminating unsafe behaviours in the workplace. It is known to produce many business benefits that include fewer incidents, improved communications, reduced bottlenecks and lower operating costs. Process Safety Management is currently a...
Kingspan

Taking a Stand

Following significant concessions on carbon emission targets in the Approved Documents L to the Building Regulations in both England and Wales, there were serious concerns that Scotland would choose to follow suit with the revisions to Section 6 (energy) of the Building Standards. Instead, the Scottish Government has chosen...
Haagen

Fire Extinguisher Training

How to ensure your employees are prepared to deal with emergencies in the workplace? The most important thing is having a fire extinguisher training program in your actual workplace. Focus your training on the type of emergencies employees may really face. When it comes to fire extinguisher training, nothing compares to...
JCB Finance

JCB Finance launches £60m fund to support Britain’s builders

JCB Finance today launched a new £60 million fund to support construction machinery purchases as a survey reveals UK builders are at their busiest for 20 years. The new scheme offers customers purchasing plant and machinery the opportunity to buy now and pay later on plant delivered by the end...
JCB Finance

JCB Finance launches £60m fund for buy now pay later scheme

JCB Finance launches £60m fund to help customers’ cash flow, when acquiring plant and machinery, with a buy now and pay later scheme to cater for pause payments until March 2015.  Paul Jennings – Managing Director, JCB Finance said ‘The months of December and January are traditionally quiet months...
Kingspan

Think Modern

For many years, Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) have been the product of choice where thermal performance and construction predictability are an absolute priority. The highly insulated panels can be installed in a matter of weeks, kick-starting a project and creating a building shell which is highly airtight and has...
Callsafe Services

CDM2007 Design Risk Management Course

Association for Project Safety (APS) CDM2007 Design Risk Management Course The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM2007) require a cultural change in the management of health and safety by the construction project team, but particular emphasis is placed on the requirements for competence of designers, design co-ordination and communication of...

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