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AFI Group Coronavirus Policy - update

30 March 2020 Email this article

This document has been produced to provide reassurance to our customers and suppliers that the AFI group of companies is proactively assessing and managing the potential risks brought about by the uncertainty of the Covid-19 outbreak.   Our group policy on the Coronavirus outbreak is to follow UK Government advice so that we minimise the risk to our employees, customers and suppliers.   ... more

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AFI Group Coronavirus Policy

25 March 2020 Email this article

AFI Group Coronavirus Policy Our group policy on the Coronavirus outbreak is to follow UK Government advice so that we minimise the risk to our employees, customers and suppliers. The following list details some of the measures implemented: Enforcing strict hygiene standards at all of our locations and customer sites Practice of social distancing Equipment cleaning pr ... more

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Coronavirus Update from Facelift Training

25 March 2020 Email this article

Throughout the development of the Coronavirus, UTN Training & Facelift Training have followed official advice from the NHS and the Government regarding the Coronavirus outbreak, as well as listening regularly to customer feedback.   We have put in place additional controls such as social distancing and providing additional hygiene facilities to support the wider UK efforts as wel ... more

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New Go Construct – Get work experience on local construction sites

1 March 2020 Email this article

CITB is developing a new online service featuring work experience opportunities on local construction sites, part of a drive to link candidates with employers.   The new service will feature on CITB’s one-stop shop careers site Go Construct (External link - Opens in a new tab or window). With more than 2.5 million unique users visiting the site since its launch in Septem ... more

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HS2 go-ahead is major boost to construction skills demand

1 March 2020 Email this article

Jobs set to peak in 2022 at 30,000 to build the new high speed line, says construction training body  Research analysis found that phases one and two of the project will generate substantial job opportunities in construction, says CITB.  Skills in  particular demand will be construction trade supervisors, plant operatives, steel erectors, labourers, civil engineers, civil engineeri ... more

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CPA – How Digitalisation is Transforming Construction

1 March 2020 Email this article

Digital manufacturing processes are modernising the construction industry, driving improvements in safety, quality and productivity.   Digitalisation is helping us build and maintain our built environment more quickly, sustainably and at a reduced cost! The Construction Products Association represents the UK's manufacturers and suppliers of construction products and materials.  Vie ... more

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Get into construction with Open Doors 2020 - and visit live sites

1 March 2020 Email this article

Thursday 13 February marked the official launch of Open Doors 2020 at Cambridge’s Ray Dolby Centre, the flagship building of the Cavendish III Development, ahead of Open Doors Week taking place between Monday 16 and Saturday 21 March 2020. Over 195 sites are now registered and available for visitors to explore throughout Open Doors Week, taking place from 16 – 21 M ... more

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International Awards for Powered Access shortlist announced

1 March 2020 Email this article

 The shortlisted entrants to the 2020 International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) have been confirmed. A record 130 entries to the awards were received, with the judges having met earlier this month in London to select their favourite entries in each award category. The winners will be announced at the presentation dinner held on the same day as the International Powered Access Federation ... more

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Immigration system should allow for key construction workers of all skill levels

29 February 2020 Email this article

Commenting on today’s announcement from the Home Office regarding the UK's new points-based immigration system, Chief Executive of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), Brian Berry, said: "If we are to have an infrastructure revolution and build a million new homes over the next five years, we will need to have an immigration system that allows for key construction workers ... more

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Engineering company fined after employee fall

29 February 2020 Email this article

 An engineering company has been fined after a 31-year-old employee fell through a hole in a mezzanine floor during construction work being carried out in Bristol. Bristol Magistrates’ Court heard that on 13 November 2018, an employee of N&C Engineering Services Limited was involved with the installation of flooring at Albion Dockside Works, Hanover Place, Bristol. An opening had b ... more

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