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Self‐declaration form issued to signatories of Prompt Payment Code

Self‐declaration form issued to signatories of Prompt Payment Code

The Small Business Commissioner has issued a self‐declaration form to signatories of the Prompt Payment Code, which are required to show they pay 95% of invoices to SMEs within 30 days and 95% of other invoices in 60 days. Signatories will have until 9 November 2022...

Fire prevention on construction sites

Fire prevention on construction sites

The Joint Code of Practice for Fire Prevention on Construction Sites, published by CIP Books, has been updated and made freely available to download. The 10th Edition of the code applies to all activities during design, procurement and construction to help projects...

Government commission’s review of the Shortage Occupations List

Government commission’s review of the Shortage Occupations List

The Government has commissioned a review of the Shortage Occupations List (SOL) to identify whether other occupations need additional support when recruiting workers from outside the UK. The SOL, which lists the job roles where a worker can be paid 80% of the usual...

New generation of Pagabo’s refit and refurbishment framework

New generation of Pagabo’s refit and refurbishment framework

The new generation of Pagabo’s refit and refurbishment framework, will replace the current framework, which expires in February. The new generation will run for four years from April 2023 and provide a compliant and collaborative route to market for public sector...

How Talentview Construction can help FIS members with recruitment

How Talentview Construction can help FIS members with recruitment

Despite concerns about a recession, the industry’s skills shortages have shot up the agenda once again, with ‘People and skills’ identified as one of the four most important strategic priorities in the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) new vision and leadership...

Lord Mayor to present Training Awards 2022

Lord Mayor to present Training Awards 2022

Finishes and Interiors Sector (FIS) and the Worshipful Company of Plaisterers are delighted to announce the annual Training Awards will be presented by the Lord Mayor of London. The 694th Lord Mayor of the City of London, Nicholas Lyons will be attending the Training...

FIS Best Practice Guide defines ‘Through-Wall’ systems

FIS Best Practice Guide defines ‘Through-Wall’ systems

FIS has launched a new Best Practice Guide for Through-wall infill steel framed systems (SFS) to provide a standard definition of ‘through-wall’ and assist in the design, specification and installation of SFS ‘through-wall’ systems. ‘Through-wall’ has become a generic...