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  • Import Update Covid-19

    Published on Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 by Shirley Lovegrove

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  • Important Update – Covid-19

    Published on Friday, March 20th, 2020 by Nick Underwood

    To All SPA Training Providers The current Covid 19 crisis means that we are all facing unprecedented challenges, with no clear end yet in sight. Above all else, we hope that you and your team members, as well as your clients and delegates, are able to avoid the coronavirus and

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  • Budget 2020: £1 billion Building Safety Fund announced to tackle Grenfell-style cladding

    Published on Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 by Nick Underwood

    In the first budget of 2020, the newly-appointed Chanceller of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has announced that extra funds will be made available from the Government to support the removal of combustible Grenfell-style cladding on tower blocks.  Experts had already commented that the original £600m would not be enough, even

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  • Centrica Business Solutions

    Published on Thursday, March 5th, 2020 by Nick Underwood

    SPA Training Provider of the Month – March 2020 Training at Centrica Business Solutions At Centrica, we believe knowledge is power. Our wide range of electrical courses provide the practical skills that are great for your business and for your customers. Our training allows you to quickly gain the qualifications you need

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  • Research reveals workplace safety and health implications of outsourcing

    Published on Monday, March 2nd, 2020 by Nick Underwood

    Workplace safety and health challenges from outsourcing across several sectors and industries have been revealed as part of a new study by Cranfield University. The new study published today and funded by IOSH saw researchers from Cranfield University explore how outsourcing practices vary when working with different types of contractors.

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  • Working at height safely and securely

    Published on Thursday, February 27th, 2020 by Nick Underwood

    The last five years saw on average, 36 construction-related fatalities to workers and five to civilians, according to the Health and safety Executive (HSE), with almost 50% of which due to falls from height. HSE’s Work at Height Regulations 2005, which prevents death and injury caused by a fall from height,

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  • Four charged after Extinction Rebellion protest at petrol station

    Published on Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 by Nick Underwood

    Four people have been charged in relation to an Extinction Rebellion protest at a Shell petrol station in Cambridge. Police, paramedics and fire crews attended the site in Newnham Road, on Friday, February 21. A 21-year-old woman from Cambridge has been charged with criminal damage and obstructing or disrupting a

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  • Two way radios for construction sites

    Published on Monday, February 24th, 2020 by Nick Underwood

    Construction sites are busy, complex environments containing large numbers of people from many different trades all of whom need to be carefully coordinated and managed to keep the project on time and to budget. All this necessitates the requirement for a highly efficient, reliable communications solution to ensure the project

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  • Protected: Your passport to forecourt safety success

    Published on Monday, February 10th, 2020 by Nick Underwood

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  • Construction cannot breathe easy over air pollution

    Published on Friday, February 7th, 2020 by Nick Underwood

    Since coal was first used in London in the 13th century, people have been concerned about the quality of air. Parliament has been legislating since 1845 to control air quality, particularly pollution caused by industry. Today, about 40,000 deaths in the UK each year are thought to be attributable to exposure to outdoor

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