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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...

The UK Global Tariff (UKGT) for construction products

The UK Global Tariff (UKGT) for construction products

The UK’s new Global Tariff replaced the EU’s Common External Tariff on 1 January 2021.  The UK Global Tariff (UKGT) now applies to all goods imported into the UK unless: the country you’re importing from has a trade agreement with the UK an exception applies, such as...