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A business opportunity like no other

A business opportunity like no other

This year, the UK government has partnered with business owners and respected climate groups to help businesses to cut carbon emissions and protect the planet. Whatever size your business, your commitment could make a real difference – to your business, to your...

Industry input sought on demonstrating net zero progress

Industry input sought on demonstrating net zero progress

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC)’s Net Zero workstream, CO2nstruct Zero is seeking views on how the industry should demonstrate progress on its collective Net Zero journey. The findings will feed into the creation of a performance framework – a suite of...

FIS is recruiting – strengthening your FIS team

FIS is recruiting – strengthening your FIS team

This year already seems to be disappearing at pace and whilst COVID-19 is thankfully starting to dominate less, we are now looking at material and labour shortages and cash tightening. But beyond the immediate pressures, a positive is that conversations are...

New requirements from July: Are you ready for Right to Work checks?

New requirements from July: Are you ready for Right to Work checks?

As an employer it will be your responsibility to check that an individual has a right to work (this applies to both employed and contracted workers). You could face a civil penalty if you employ an illegal worker and have not carried out a correct right to work...

Leading reform in insurance for construction

Leading reform in insurance for construction

FIS has become acutely aware of the growing issues within our supply chain regarding requirement, availability, and escalating cost of insurance (particularly professional indemnity), but also overall concern regarding support for our sector from the insurance...

CPA releases UK Economic and Construction Update

CPA releases UK Economic and Construction Update

CPA has issued its latest weekly update, which is available to members here. The updated issues are in Pages 1-6 of the weekly update including: IHS Markit/CIPS Flash UK PMI (May 2021) ONS UK Construction Employment (2021 Q1) ONS/Land Registry House Prices by Region...

Right to Work and Modern Slavery – know your responsibilities

Right to Work and Modern Slavery – know your responsibilities

Today FIS hosted a webinar on covering the topics of Right to Work and Modern Slavery. Delegates were made aware that they are two very different and important subjects and should not be confused. From July this year, in line with the new points based immigration...