Safety Precautions on Construction Sites
Managing Workforce

List of Safety Precautions on Construction Sites

No other workplace is probably as hazardous as a construction site. Builders may come crushing down from heights or get buried after trench collapse or cave-in. They can easily get ...

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Health safety and environment test changes
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Health, safety and environment (HS&E) test to change from Jan 2018

Yes! CITB is going to phase in changes in HS&E Test beginning 2018. Before you act surprised or curious, worried even for changes are seldom comforting, here is a tell-all guide to calm your nerves and prepare you for the changes.

When The changes will occur in ...

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One every four young brits considers construction as a great career
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One in Every Four Young Brits Considers Construction as a Great Career: Survey

One in every four young Brits – 28% to be exact – wants to join construction as a career as per a survey conducted by CITB. This shows the massively growing popularity of construction among youth who just a couple of years ago weren’t so excited by it – with only 3 out of 100 youth giving it a th...

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Future for UK Construction Industry
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What does the Future Hold for the UK Construction Industry?

  Having compiled and evaluated construction industry’s data and studied its patterns, we have tried to project what the future holds for the UK construction industry. In other words, what challenges and opportunities the industry may face and how the workforce will be affected by it. ...

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Main Challenges Faced by Construction Industry in UK
Industry Trends and Forecasts

What are the Main Challenges Faced by Construction Industry in the UK

  Construction Industry is on the steady upswing since 2009 accounting for 6.3% of UK GDP in 2016. The sector value has risen to £137.6 billion from just £113.0 billion 7 years ago. Sounds good and optimistic? Or is it the lull before the storm – something that inherent challenges o...

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Strengthen your construction related business by hiring skilled tradesmen
Beating Competition

Strengthen Your Construction Related Business by Hiring Skilled Tradesmen

  It’s a proven fact: the cons of having cheap (read unqualified and unskilled) tradesmen far outweigh the pros. Yes, you might save on the salary part but what about the quality and durability of the output? The poor quality of work will have no takers (loss of business) and a single ons...

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Get ready for more offsite manufacturing beginning 2019
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Get Ready to See More of Offsite Manufacturing Beginning 2019

  The UK government has decided to favour offsite manufacturing on all publicly funded construction projects from 2019. As part of the Budget, the Treasury said the government would use its purchasing power to drive modern methods of construction across capital projects in areas such a...

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How to Prepare for Your New Construction Project

  Whether it’s your maiden construction work as a firm or something you have been doing for years, the seeds of a successful construction project are sown right in how you...

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5 ways small contractors can compete with big guys
Beating Competition

5 Ways Small Contractors Can Compete With the Big Guys

  It’s a “big fish eat small fish” world. Guys with power, connections and deep pocket always look to destroy or swallow up small companies or insignificant people. They are blessed with infrastructure and resources small firms can only dream of and this unfortunately tilts the competitio...

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Why Employing CSCS Card Holder is Good for Your Business

  Have you ever thought why all the top construction companies are so adamant on having only CSCS approved tradesmen? Is it really a sound business strategy or just an attempt towards exclusivity? Let’s scratch the surface and dig a little deeper to reach the truth.......  

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