Entries by Mark Egan

A date for your diaries – Skills card blitz

CSCS skills cards, are very much in the industry press recently. This week a worker has been jailed for 6 months for using a false name to obtain a skills card to work illegally on numerous sites. It’s quite appropriate then, that on Wednesday 8th February, there will be an audit across the whole industry, […]

NEW LEGISLATION Duty to report on payment practices and performance

You will now be aware of new legislation coming into effect in April this year that might directly affect your business. The new law has been introduced to protect the thousands of smaller businesses that suffer from late payments, which ultimately affects cashflow and potentially trading position. In a report published by the Department for […]

Birmingham Building Boom – Be part of it.

Birmingham and the surrounding areas were some of the hardest hit in the last recession, but there are now signs of recovery, not least in construction. It is refreshing to see positive news regarding the city recently. All eyes seem to have been on Birmingham, with the eagerly awaited opening of New Street Station after […]