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  • EETF Chair, Gordon McArthur. (photo: )
    News Editor  - 18.02.2021, 11:56

    EETF Announces Key Appointments

    The Electrical Engineering Training Foundation has appointed Gordon McArthur, managing director of family run contractor WMQ Building Services, as Chairman, and elected Atalian Servest AMK director Mike Stark to its board.

  • Participants in the roundtable discussion. (photo: Umbrella Training)
    News Editor  - 11.02.2021, 13:20

    UK Levy Transfer Scheme Underutilised

    A recent virtual roundtable attended by several leading organisations concluded the United Kingdom's hospitality sector should be making better use of the levy transfer scheme for unused apprenticeship to tackle pending post-Covid-19 skills shortages.

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    News Editor  - 10.02.2021, 04:06

    NEC4 Facilities Management Contract

    NEC has launched a suite of new contracts designed specifically for the procurement of facilities management services.

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    News Editor  - 09.02.2021, 06:12

    Wishing is Not Enough

    Leading safety and health professionals across the world have joined together to form 1WISH, the Global Coalition of Women in Safety and Health.

  •  (photo: Mali Maeder)
    News Editor  - 19.01.2021, 14:10

    Scrap UK Reverse Charge VAT Proposals

    SELECT, Scotland's largest construction industry body, is joining other leading trade associations in again calling on UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak to withdraw 'damaging' Reverse Charge VAT legislation proposals.

  •  (photo: The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) )
    News Editor  - 18.01.2021, 15:40

    LiftEx 2021 Relocates to Bahrain

    The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) has announced LiftEx 2021 and its annual awards ceremony will be held at the Gulf Hotel Bahrain & Convention Centre in Manama from 27 to 28 November.

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    News Editor  - 15.01.2021, 03:35

    Raising the Bar for Drylining and Fixing

    FIS, the representative body for the UK's finishes and interior sector, has published new guidance on certifying professional competencies in drylining and ceiling fixing.

  •  (photo: Construction Scotland)
    News Editor  - 15.01.2021, 03:34

    COVID-Secure Construction Essential to Scotland

    Construction companies and workers in Scotland are being urged to follow updated guidance on operating safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    News Editor  - 12.01.2021, 11:53

    BSI Approved for UKCA

    BSI has been confirmed as an Approved Body for UKCA (UK Conformity Assessment) marking which is replacing CE marking in England, Wales and Scotland following Brexit.

  •  (photo: Erik Mclean)
    News Editor  - 11.01.2021, 16:19

    Work Dead Safely: Stay Alive

    Scottish electrical trade body SELECT has launched a campaign to highlight the importance of observing safe isolation practices for electricians and apprentices.