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News Item: Recruiting Safely and Fairly Employing ex-offenders to Address the Skills Gap in Construction
It has been acknowledged by business leaders that the UK is currently suffering from a skills shortage which is holding back the UKs economic recovery. Many employers in the construction industry have reported that it is increasingly hard to find people with the right skills, talent, ability and mindset to fill their vacancies.
October 17, 2018
vGroup International has joined the global war on plastic with the launch of a new tablet form of vehicle screen wash.
Instead of drivers typically buying five-litre bottles of screen wash or 500ml of concentrate, the UKs leading provider of motor accessory essentials, has launched a tablet that when mixed with water makes up to five litres of the liquid.
One of the UK'sleading powered access specialists, AFI group of companies has further strengthened its UK coverage by opening a flagship depot on a 2.2 acre site in Birmingham. The new purpose-built depot which will be AFIs largest depot in size, features hire offices, training facilities, a large workshop, a fully floodlit yard and dedicated cleaning area for over 300 machines in the depots fleet.
The wellbeing of the nation is a hot topic and not just in a physical sense, but the hidden menace that has contributed to over 400 construction workers taking their own lives every year mental health, an issue that HAE EHA is determined to tackle head on.
October 11, 2018
GAP Hire Solutions, the UKs leading independent equipment hire company, will continue to offer its customers the latest and most sustainable mobile welfare solutions, following the announcement that AJC EasyCabin will remain their sole supplier of mobile welfare units.
MHM Plants exclusive rehire service came to the rescue when one of their clients, Stuart Energy needed to install a power generator in a difficult, hard to reach area.
October 10, 2018
This October Site Equip Ltd will be celebrating 30 years of outstanding service, hiring portable toilets, luxury toilet trailers, mobile showers, fencing and trackway to the event and construction industries.
With an increasing propensity to work outside of daylight hours, safe, bright and sustainable site lighting is an important component on construction sites, highway and rail projects.
October 4, 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable on the 25th May 2018 and has been the single biggest change to data protection legislation for over 20 years. As of the GDPR deadline, rental management software provider, inspHire, has been working towards upgrading its customers to the latest versions of its software.
Plant tracking specialist AMI Group has been shortlisted for the Product Innovation of the Year accolade at the London Construction Awards 2018, the most prestigious construction awards programme in the capital and part of the London Build event.
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