The steps you need to take to Promote Compliance in the Workplace

Robust compliance enables you to avoid legal liabilities while improving your organization’s effectiveness. And many already have strong compliance policies in place. The construction industry is poised for substantial growth, with revenues of £404.13bn in 2024. However, this upsurge is not without its hurdles. Contractors, both large and small, may be gearing up to grow … Read more

Speedy emergency drain services in Bristol

Is a blocked drain at your home causing problems? At Maintain A Drain, we offer emergency drain services to customers across Bristol. Maintain A Drain is a family-run drain clearing business. We are the number one providers of blocked drain services in the Bristol area, offering professional drain cleaning services at highly competitive prices. We … Read more

Readie Construction goes into administration

Administrators have officially been appointed for logistics and warehouse specialist Readie Construction Ltd. A notice on the company website states that it is in administration and has ceased trading immediately after Constantinos Pedhiou and Gary Shankland of Begbies Traynor were called in yesterday to begin winding down the contractor’s operations. In an email to staff, … Read more

Lighthouse Charity Pioneers Bold Path to Support Ex Offenders

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is pioneering an innovative programme designed to reintegrate prisoners into the workforce and help bridge the longstanding skills gap in the construction sector. The pilot project at Cardiff Prison embraces the support of the Lighthouse Charity, GLA Group and Central Group to offer specialist skills training, soft skills development, and … Read more

Collaboration and the future of apprenticeships

The purpose and perception of apprenticeships have changed dramatically in recent years. What was once the preserve of school-leavers looking for technical training in industries such as construction and manufacturing has now morphed into training programmes that are applicable to all levels and sectors. For employers, apprenticeships are an excellent way of using government funding … Read more

2030 or 2035 – what’s the difference?

The prime minister Rishi Sunak has announced that the government’s ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars (and hybrids) is being pushed back from 2030 to 2035. A combination of long lead times for car manufacturers, the government’s upcoming Zero Emission Vehicle mandate, and next year’s general election means that not much … Read more