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Additional instructions for use of UKCA and the UKNI images

Additional instructions for use of UKCA and the UKNI images

The rules for using the UKCA and the UKNI images have added additional instructions regarding the height of the markings. This now state under “Rules for using the UKCA image” and “Rules for using the UKNI image”: “the UKCA marking is at least 5mm in height for the...

Identifying London Travel Hotspots

Identifying London Travel Hotspots

As part of its work to reduce pressure on public transport during lockdown, Transport for London (TfL) has used data provided information to help businesses identify hotspots on the network. Construction sites should continue to stagger shifts and coordinate with...

Government announces NEW £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund

Government announces NEW £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund

The £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund, offers support to help small businesses adjust to new customs procedures, rules of origin, and VAT rules when trading with the EU. Eligibility: The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 if your business has up to...

Government boost to rapid workplace testing

Government boost to rapid workplace testing

An online portal has been launched to make it even easier for business in the private sector to get involved and find out more about offering rapid testing in the workplace. Business that are open during lockdown can now sign up to rapid testing programmes that...

As National Apprenticeship Week Draws to a Close

As National Apprenticeship Week Draws to a Close

It is National Apprentice Week (8 to 14 February 2021). This week provides an opportunity for organisations to showcase the contribution they are making to the future finishes and interiors workforce and society. The Week can provide a platform to come together and...

Reverse VAT Early Day Motion

Reverse VAT Early Day Motion

RThe #StopReverseVAT campaign is off to a great start reaching more than 1.2 million social media users in its first week. Whilst the Treasury’s position is still to introduce Reverse VAT on 1 March, the campaign is gathering pace and traction with an Early Day Motion...

FIS launches revised site guide for suspended ceilings

FIS launches revised site guide for suspended ceilings

FIS has launched a revised and updated Site Guide for Suspended Ceilings to help a project team fully understand the requirements of the suspended ceiling contractor. The Site Guide for Suspended Ceilings was produced by the FIS Ceilings and Absorbers working group...