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Construction experts, The Construction Industry Advisory Council, have produced a new industry-standard guide to safe work at height as a template for all sides of the industry to help prevent falls.
The new off-payroll working rules come into force for medium and large companies but the changes which result will impact on people working through their own limited companies, so some small companies will feel the heat too. These new rules come into force on 1 April 2020.
The National Portrait Gallery will close for three years to allow a £35.5m refurbishment programme. Contractors are currently being sounded-out for the major restoration scheme.
Developers have gained planning for a landmark overstation office block at Liverpool Street in London.
Manchester City Council’s planning committee has given the go-ahead for a £79m regeneration scheme.
Before drywall became widely available, plaster was the common form of interior wall finishing. This ancient technique is found in old houses but continues to be used today for homebuilding, refurbishment and fit-out projects and remodelling.
Plans to introduce new regulatory regimes for building safety and construction products have been set out by the government in the Queen’s Speech.
Construction workers will be able to speak commands like “show me building plans” which will prompt designs to be projected onto a helmet visor.