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Urgent request from TFL to help reduce crowding

Urgent request from TFL to help reduce crowding

FIS has recieved via BEIS and BuildUK an urgent message from the Secretary of State for Transport and Transport for London. There is significant pressure on the public transport network in London and the Government is looking at options for reducing the number of...

Site Operating Procedures – Vital updates from England and Scotland

Site Operating Procedures – Vital updates from England and Scotland

To support the sector in managing COVID-19 compliance and safety, Site Operating Procedures have been updated in England and Scotland.   Site Operating Procedures in England The Construction Leadership Council Site Operating Procedures have been updated to reflect the...

HSE spot checks and inspections continue during national lockdown

HSE spot checks and inspections continue during national lockdown

With the number of coronavirus cases increasing and the national lockdown restrictions now in place, all businesses that continue to operate must ensure their workplace is COVID-secure. To protect workers, visitors and customers, employers must make sure that everyone...

Attracting the next generation: Call for Enterprise Advisers

Attracting the next generation: Call for Enterprise Advisers

We are all aware that the children are our future. The Department for Education through the Careers and Enterprise Company are looking for employed people to advise school leavers about the world of work to improve young peoples career prospects. Help schools and...

Sombre warning from the CLC: Claims and Disputes in Construction

Sombre warning from the CLC: Claims and Disputes in Construction

As the pandemic continues and a further lockdown in place, there remains a real concern that parties to construction contracts will become embroiled in costly and long-running disputes over the effects of COVID-19 on projects.  This is reflected in the latest report...