New support for Members as PDA joins Lighthouse Club

The only UK-wide trade body for the painting and decorating sector has joined forces with a construction wellbeing charity. The Painting and Decorating Association has become a Company Supporter of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity (Lighthouse Club), giving PDA Members access to range of services including a 24-hour helpline and wellbeing masterclasses. The Lighthouse Club […]

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CSN Industry Outlook – 2022-2026

Overview Over a quarter of a million extra construction workers may be needed by 2026, according to the latest Construction Skills Network (CSN) report. The report provides insights into the UK construction economy and its future labour needs. The data it produces highlights forecasted trends and how the industry is expected to change year-on-year, allowing […]

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Cleaning up air quality and impact of the Environment Act 2021

As a big focus of the Environment Act 2021, the longstanding fight for clean air is being strengthened by a raft of new targets and legislation. Alex Minett, Head of Product and Markets at CHAS, outlines what businesses need to be aware of. There’s little argument that good quality air is key to protecting our […]

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Contractor prosecuted after spot check reveals multiple breaches

A construction contractor has been fined after multiple health and safety issues were identified during a proactive Covid spot check at a site in Manchester. Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard that on 9 July 2020, a HSE inspector performed a proactive Covid-19 spot check at a construction site in the city. During the inspection, a host […]

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