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gas safe 2018

Public awareness and regulatory change among key Gas Safety Week 2018 aims

13 September, 2018 By Neil Merrett

The 8th annual Gas Safety Week, which this year takes place between September 17 – 23, was launched at a special reception in parliament on September 13 with stakeholders committing to step up efforts around improving public awareness and pushing for legislative change.


Industry warns meaningful change still lacking from government’s Carillion response

10 August, 2018 By Neil Merrett

The SEC Group has accused the government of failing to introduce meaningful changes to construction payment practices in response to multiple concerns identified around procurement and contracting following the collapse of Carillion.


EURIS taskforce sees post-Brexit hope in pan-EU industrial consensus

10 May, 2018 By Neil Merrett

The EURIS advisory body, which brings together manufacturing and mechanical engineering bodies such as BEAMA and FETA, has this week launched a new network with EU counterparts intended to alleviate potential market disruption by creating a single industrial voice on key Brexit ambitions.

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Industry braces for next iteration of Gas Safe Register contract

27 March, 2018 By Neil Merrett

A tender to appoint a new five year contract to manage the Gas Safe Register scheme, which is currently managed by Capita, is now underway with figures from across the industry seeing room for improvement in a number of areas.


How Blockchain will change construction forever

2 January, 2018

The technology of ‘distributed ledgers’, more commonly known as Blockchain, from the finance industry, has the potential to dramatically improve the industry, contends Tim Rook