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CROSS Safety Report Issued for SFS

CROSS Safety Report Issued for SFS

CROSS has issued a report associated with missing fixing straps on Light Gauge Steel Framing Systems which may affect fire performance.  This report references guidance issued by FIS earlier in the summer. CROSS (Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures) is a...

CPA releases UK Economic and Construction Update

CPA releases UK Economic and Construction Update

The latest weekly update from CPA is available to members here.  The updated issues are in Pages 1-6 of the weekly update whilst subsequent pages have existing data and information that remain relevant. This update includes: UK Government Energy Price Guarantee...

Commemorating the life of our Queen

Commemorating the life of our Queen

All at FIS are saddened by the loss of our Queen and join our community and nation in mourning, but also express our gratitude for her unwaivering period of public service.  We send our deepest condolences to her family in their time of mourning. The Government is...

IUA publishes new fire safety clause for high rise repairs

IUA publishes new fire safety clause for high rise repairs

Projects to tackle fire safety risks on high-rise residential buildings have been boosted by the publication of a new model insurance clause covering fire safety risks. The wording has been developed by the International Underwriting Association (IUA) and the...

Are you claiming CITB Grants for training subbies?

Are you claiming CITB Grants for training subbies?

An employer is able to apply for grants in respect of construction industry related training undertaken by: directly employed staff (including apprentices) on the payroll; sub-contractors (both net and gross-paid); and sole traders and partnerships. Provided the...

Safe use of diisocyanates

Safe use of diisocyanates

Please consider if you are using, or think you might be using sealants and adhesives that contain diisocyanates (polyurethane based sealants) as you will need to do the following: Check the supplier of the products and the packaging and information accompanying all...