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A Good Place to Start – new resource for jobseekers

A Good Place to Start – new resource for jobseekers

With 2.3 new claims to Universal Credit and many more people feeling uncertain about their futures, with this in mind, the DWP has launched two practical online support platforms through its new ‘Good Place to Start’ campaign. jobhelp offers essential advice to those...

COVID-19: Travel Update from Build UK

COVID-19: Travel Update from Build UK

From next Monday (15 June) face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England to help reduce the risk of transmission of coronavirus when social distancing is not always possible. A face covering is a simple cloth that covers your nose and mouth, and the...

The HSE has issued a safety alert regarding KN95 masks

The HSE has issued a safety alert regarding KN95 masks

A substantial number of face masks, claiming to be of KN95 standards, provide an inadequate level of protection and are likely to be poor quality products accompanied by fake or fraudulent paperwork. These face masks may also be known as filtering facepiece...

Green Light for Phase 2 of Return to Construction Works in Scotland

Green Light for Phase 2 of Return to Construction Works in Scotland

The First Minister has announced today that the construction sector will be now be allowed to move to Phase 2 in its restart plan from today provided that businesses follow guidance on the safety and welfare of the workforce and the public. This will include work...

Virtual opportunities with the Manchester Construction Skills Network

Virtual opportunities with the Manchester Construction Skills Network

The Work and Skills Team at Manchester City Council have been working on a number of different projects whilst continuing to support businesses and residents across Manchester. The closure of schools and community groups, as well as the wider consequences of the...