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‚Äô 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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New manual published today to support flexible apprenticeships in construction

A new manual, co-authored by Industry and Government, has today been published to set out how flexibilities in apprenticeships can be used and delivered in construction ‚Äď to meet the needs of employers and apprentices. Apprenticeships have been on a transformational journey since 2012, with reforms such as the introduction of employer led standards leading […]

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