News Archive

12 January 2015

First European Hearing Conservation Conference Announced

The Health & Safety Laboratory, part of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), is convening the first ever Europe-wide conference to look at the issues of noise-induced hearing loss. The conference, which will be held on Wednesday 2 March 2016…

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10 January 2015

Alternative Dispute Resolution Regulations Come into Effect

The new Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Regulations, which require that ADR is available for any contractual dispute between a business and a consumer in the UK, came into force on 1 October 2015. The new regulations require businesses which are…

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6 January 2015

Construction Supply Chain Payment Charter Published

Businesses in the construction industry can demonstrate their commitment to fair payment by registering their interest to become a signatory to the Construction Supply Chain Payment Charter. The Payment Charter, which has been published as part of the Industrial Strategy:…

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5 January 2015

CPC Driver Training for Professional Lorry Drivers

Last year marked the end of ‘acquired rights’ for the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), meaning that lorry drivers who got their licence before 2009 can no longer legally drive until they have obtained their Driver CPC card. The…

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5 January 2015

Pre-Order CDM 2015: Questions & Answers from CIP

Construction Industry Publications (CIP) will be releasing an updated edition of the popular handbook on the CDM Regulations at the end of May. CDM 2015: Questions and Answers (3rd Edition) has been fully updated and reformatted to include the latest…

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1 January 2015

New Guidance Published for Working Rule Agreement

Construction Industry Publications Ltd (CIP) has published a second edition of the popular guide to the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) Working Rule Agreement. The Working Rule Agreement is made between employer representatives and the trade unions within the construction…

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1 January 2015

Changes to CIS Confirmed

Following consultation with the industry, Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed the changes that will be made to the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS), the majority of which will come into effect from April 2016. The consultation had identified…

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