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Site Operating Procedures – Vital updates from England and Scotland

Site Operating Procedures – Vital updates from England and Scotland

To support the sector in managing COVID-19 compliance and safety, Site Operating Procedures have been updated in England and Scotland.   Site Operating Procedures in England The Construction Leadership Council Site Operating Procedures have been updated to reflect the...

HSE spot checks and inspections continue during national lockdown

HSE spot checks and inspections continue during national lockdown

With the number of coronavirus cases increasing and the national lockdown restrictions now in place, all businesses that continue to operate must ensure their workplace is COVID-secure. To protect workers, visitors and customers, employers must make sure that everyone...

Attracting the next generation: Call for Enterprise Advisers

Attracting the next generation: Call for Enterprise Advisers

We are all aware that the children are our future. The Department for Education through the Careers and Enterprise Company are looking for employed people to advise school leavers about the world of work to improve young peoples career prospects. Help schools and...

Sombre warning from the CLC: Claims and Disputes in Construction

Sombre warning from the CLC: Claims and Disputes in Construction

As the pandemic continues and a further lockdown in place, there remains a real concern that parties to construction contracts will become embroiled in costly and long-running disputes over the effects of COVID-19 on projects.  This is reflected in the latest report...

FIS Updates Guide to Taking on an Apprentice

FIS Updates Guide to Taking on an Apprentice

In light of latest changes and new support through the Government’s Plan for Jobs, FIS has updated the FIS Guide to Taking on an Apprentice.  This simple guide is designed to support businesses in taking that vital first step in taking on an apprentice.  It sets out...

Returning to the UK: New COVID new testing requirements

Returning to the UK: New COVID new testing requirements

With around 40% of workers in the Finishes and Interiors Sector migrating to the UK to work or for those who managed to escape for a Christmas holiday overseas, many will be set to return this week.  Here FIS provides a quick summary on advice for returning in a...