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The new NHS app for Covid contact and trace has been launched in England and Wales today. Features of the app include contact tracing using Bluetooth, risk alerts based on postcode district, QR check-in at venues, symptom checker and test booking with user privacy and data security at its heart.
September 24, 2020
From 24th September 2020 it is compulsory for staff working in retail outlets to wear face coverings. HAE EHA confirms hire premises are defined as 'retail outlets'.
CITB is currently looking to recruit employers and other experienced members of the Construction Industry community to join the newly formed Levy Strategy Committee (LSC).
Following on from their 2018 award for the water-saving X-Splash wash bay system, Trime UK, the leadingsupplier of environmentally centred lighting towers have now had the sustainable qualities of their X-Solarlighting tower formally recognised by the international, independent, non-political, environment group – The Green Organisation.
News Item: What's New Autumn 2020 – Point of Rental's Virtual International Conference, 2nd to 5th November 2020
Point of Rental's International Conference will take place virtually for the first time from 2nd to 5th November. This includes local sessions streamed from the company's UK offices.
JCB, the worlds number one backhoe loader manufacturer, has launched a new 55kW 3CX backhoe loader with EU Stage V compliant engine. The machine delivers improved operator comfort and ease of use, increased productivity and performance, combined with reduced total cost of ownership.
Wembley Scaffolding Services Limited has been fined following an incident where a worker fell five metres and suffered a fatal head injury.
Finland-based Consti Construction chooses the Niftylift HR28 Hybrid from Ramirentfor Summer Build.
Speedy, the UK's leading tools, equipment and plant hire services company, has partnered with The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) to trial the first electric taxi delivery van to be used in the construction industry.
September 21, 2020
The government recently announced details of this UK-wide initiative to support young people aged 16-24. The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
September 17, 2020
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