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Window provider hit by £850k fine after worker falls off ladder
18 April 2018 - A Bradford uPVC window provider has been sentenced and fined £850,000 after a worker fell from a ladder sustaining a fracture to his lower leg Read more...Latest News
Brexit and Migration - your views on EU labour proposal needed
6 April 2018 - There is a high proportion of EU labour in construction, particularly in London, and the construction industry risks losing almost 200,000 EU workers post-Brexit if suitable plans are not put in place. Read more...Latest News
Door manufacturer fined £50k after worker developed Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)
5 April 2018 - The employee of the company was exposed to vibration from the use of handheld pneumatic buffing and sanding tools over a period of 15 years. Read more...Latest News
UK timber importer fined £4000 under EU Timber Regulation for failing to exercise due diligence
4 April 2018 - A British timber operator has been fined £4,000 for breaching the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) by importing a batch of FSC-certified West African hardwood without conducting satisfactory due diligence as required under the regulation. Read more...Latest News
Injury to apprentice joiner leads to £100k fine
21 March 2018 - The 16-year-old apprentice fell backwards under a single guard rail to the ground four meters below. A scaffolding company has been sentenced for safety breaches and fined £100,000 as a result. Read more...Latest News
CITB urges business to get ready for the new grants scheme
21 March 2018 - CITB has circulated its latest updates on its measures to improve training in the construction industry. With a number of training reforms around the corner in April, if you pay and claim CITB Levy it is worth trying to get your head round the new rules Read more...Latest News
Minimum wage, SSP, parental pay and income tax thresholds to change from April 2018
6 March 2018 - April will see a number of changes to the rates and thresholds for employers. Read more...Latest News
Building Regs: Tell government what you think of the Approved Documents
22 February 2018 - As a response to the Interim Report of the Hackitt Review of the Building Regulations and Fire Safety, the government is asking for your views on the Approved Documents. Read more...Latest News
Environment Minister to “make sure the whole body of European environmental law continues to have effect” after Brexit
14 February 2018 - The Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) has welcomed a pledge from Environment Minister Dr Thérèse Coffey MP to “make sure the whole body of European environmental law continues to have effect” after Brexit. Read more...Latest News
New Wood Campus resources for you and your customers
9 February 2018 - Take a look at what’s new in the UK timber industry’s free information and learning portal. Read more...Latest News
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