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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...

Post Covid-19 Revival Funding

Post Covid-19 Revival Funding

Launch of Edge Post Covid-19 Revival Fund – How to build back better The Edge Foundation has announced the launch of the Edge Post Covid-19 Revival Fund. This is a one-off fund with up to £250,000 of grant funding available.  Applications are welcomed for grants of...

Latest advice helps companies preparing to unfurlough staff

Latest advice helps companies preparing to unfurlough staff

The complex question of how to bring workforce safely off furlough and back to work is examined in detail in the latest guidance to be issued by the CICV Forum in Scotland. With the Scottish Government authorising a phased easing of the lockdown rules, the Forum’s...