Failure to provide evidence of compliance to legislation and tax regulations when working on a self-employed basis could result in workers being pursued by HMRC and being put under investigation. Contractors should ensure that the review is conducted by an impartial service provider offering all three HMRC recognised models; self-employed/CIS, employed/umbrella and PSC/Limited Company. An[…]
Howard Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor, reviews the construction industry response to the Scottish Referendum on Independence and offers his personal view on the vote. Yesterday 100 Scottish business leaders backed the NO vote, including Sir Fraser Morrison, former Chief Executive at Morrison Construction. The overall message was that there are far too many unanswered questions if[…]
Latest products, projects stories, news and comments from Buildingtalk Editor, Howard Chapman With pitched roofs problems being implicated in 60% of NHBC claims, the latest Buildingtalk Newsletter features a new roof putty solution that looks useful. There is also an industry debate going over the value of dry fix systems v. mortar for roofing […]
Latest products, projects stories, news and comments from Buildingtalk Editor, Howard Chapman Sapphire Balustrades demonstrate the value of offsite construction Follow the link to detailsof the Sapphire Balustrades record-breaking demonstration of the value of offsite construction, with an entire residential project’s pre-assembled balconies being installed in a single day! We also explain the benefits[…]
Meet the BBA people at Timber Expo 2014 – Stand B20 Timber Expo will be co-locating with W14 – the trade exhibition for UK joinery and furniture manufacturers on the 07 & 08 October 2014 at the NEC, Birmingham.
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The retrofit industry is a key source of income for many construction companies – however figures from the Department for Energy and Climate Change suggest that approximately just 32,000 efficiency measures were installed in June 2014, the lowest level since April 2013. 32,000 efficiency measures were installed in June 2014, the lowest level since April[…]
Latest products, projects stories, news and comments from Buildingtalk Editor, Howard Chapman Boom in building industry Trade Shows helps win new business Timber Expo Buyers Specifiers Forum We are undoubtedly moving into better economic times but this too brings challenges. Skill shortages are creating problems. London alone needs 1300 new skilled construction workers every year.[…]
Gilberts can also provide scenario room analysis testing in their in-house test facility to check for air movement or velocity profiles, ensuring that the equipment is suitable for the conditions of a room.