More to be done to Reduce UK Construction Industry Fatalities

posted 20.11.2013

 The number of serious injuries sustained by working within the UK construction industry has dropped by 9% last year. Although the number are encouraging and there has been a continued downward trend year on year in accidents it?s still not good enough, according to the Health & Safety Executive?s construction chief The construction industry sector recorded 1,913 major injuries in 2012/13, wh...

Category: general, health and safety, Paul Jones

UK Construction Industry builds on Growth

posted 15.11.2013

  The UK construction industry has just enjoyed the first two straight quarters of growth for two years. The figures released last week show construction output rose 1.7% in the third quarter which built on the 1.9% growth from April to June. New work was the big driver increasing to 3.1% on the last three months, but repair and maintenance activity actually slipped back by 0.6%. Steve McGuckin, ...

Category: general, in the news

Community Repaint Wirral Milestone

posted 02.10.2013

We are delighted to announce that since taking on the Community Repaint we have now supplied paint to over 100 individuals and community groups, all in our first two months. If you have not yet visited us at Community RePaint Wirral then make sure you pop down soon and join the people already saving money on their paint projects. Remember we have a massive selection of paint available in different...

Category: general, Mike Close, Our News, Third Sector, Third Sector

Construction Sites Open Doors to Public this Weekend

posted 26.09.2013

This weekend construction sites across the country will be throwing open their doors for members of the members of the public to come and have a look at what happens behind the hoardings. This is the second time that an Open Doors Weekend has been held and has been organised by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), the Scottish Contractors Group (SCG), t...

Category: Employment, general, in the news, industry

Milliband’s Pledge to get Britain Building

posted 25.09.2013

As the political season kicks off again after a long summer break Ed Milliband, speaking yesterday at Labours conference in Brighton laid out his plans to get Britain building, pledging to double the number of homes being built should Labour regain power. In his speech Labour leader Ed Milliband promised that the labour party would overhaul house building and pledged to deliver a million new ho...

Category: general, in the news, legislation, Mike Close

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