Built Off Site

15th April 2016

  Can Willmott Dixons plan to build half their planned housing units “off site” help the trade skills labour shortage?   Time served skilled experienced trade labour in the housing sector is in short supply and has been for many years. The endless desire by the volume house builders to create an off site model

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Can Subcontractors earn from the housing market?

14th February 2016

It is mid February and as the daffodils begin to catch the eye on the early morning drive to work, the hope is that the worst of the Great British winter weather is behind us. With the expected warmer spring weather,the major house builders are close to pushing the manic button on their new start

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Helping your business find subcontractors

15th December 2015

It comes as no surprise that construction is experiencing exceptionally high labour shortages and house builders in particular are struggling to complete their year-end target completions. Missed completions means missed or delayed income. As contracts are let and sites get under way, all parties will have one if not both eyes on where they will

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Issues of the working environment

23rd October 2015

Amongst all other issues the Health and Safety Executive are striving to tackle, is the issue of the working environment and in particular dust and the long term effects of dust on those at the sharp end. There is no doubt that the long term effects of breathing in fine particles of Silica or Wood

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The evolution of site Health and Safety procedures

23rd October 2015

Those of you that have been around long enough to remember the building sites of the 1970’s and 80’s will know how far Health and Safety has come in the last 40 or so years. Sites back then were less concerned about the protection and wellbeing of the individual, even with the Health and Safety

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