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Snap Happy Construction Company Photos Checklist

20 September 2018

As promised last week in our article on the benefits of using a photographic record of your construction company’s projects, here is a handy checklist of best practice guidelines to follow when taking photos to create a visual record of the building process:


Government Plan to Level the Playing Field for Construction SMEs

19 September 2018

Some good news on the way for the construction industry here in the UK, especially for small to medium building companies, many of which have worried about cash flow issues.  The collapse of Carillion at the beginning of this year highlighted the fact that so many SMEs here in the UK building industry are put at risk of the domino effect when such a large company goes under.  In fact, Carillion’s liquidation hit the construction industry hard, affecting a massive 47% o


Design for Future Climate Change

18 September 2018

A couple of weeks ago we brought you news of the Construction Sector Deal, followed last week by some information on the Clean Growth Challenge, a major element of the UK government’s plan to maximise advantages for industry in the UK and reduce the energy use of new buildings by 50% over the next decade or so.  Today we’re going to take a more detailed look at


Construction Management Tips for Success

17 September 2018

If you’re employed in a construction management role, then you’re probably devoting a lot of your time analysing the performance of your workers and the success of your projects.  However, if you have any interest in career development, then improving your own performance as a manager is vital.  Today we’re taking a look at how you can effectively analyse your own performance so that you can make the improvements necessary to ensure a successful career in the field of construction management.


Working At Height – Who’s Responsible for What

13 September 2018

Those who work at height, either on a regular or occasional basis, are at an increased risk of falls and accidents.  Working at height requires sensible risk management; this is the principle that underpins the framework of the UK Working at Height Regulations 2005 (WAHR).   There are practical steps that can be taken by employers in order to protect the health and safety of their workers who work at height.  However, although health and safety at work is ultimately the responsibility of employers, there are also considerations that workers can take into account in order to ensure that they


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