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How Construction is Becoming an Increasingly Data Driven Business

We are living in the digital revolution and yet while other companies have evolved into streamlined and efficient data-driven businesses, the construction sector has been somewhat lagging behind. In fact, the McKinsey Global Institute Industry Digitisation Index places the construction industry among the least digitised – just marginally ahead of agriculture and hunting. But that’s not to say things aren’t moving […]

VAT Reverse Charge for the Construction Industry

From 1st October this year, what’s termed the VAT domestic reverse charge for construction services will be introduced. The impact of this new ruling on businesses in the construction industry is likely to be significant. It will affect VAT-registered traders involved in the construction, alteration and repair of buildings including carpenters, electricians, plumbers, painters, air-conditioning companies and […]

Sustainability: Challenges for the Construction Sector in 2019

As we all become more and more aware of the environmental impact that modern life has on the planet we live on, calls for action are growing ever louder, from activists and environmental organisations, the scientific community, and the general public. From agriculture and aviation to petrochemicals and plastics, no sector is without blame for the […]

The complete guide to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

It’s important for every industry to be aware of PPE requirements. Last year saw the PPE Directive 89/686/EEC replaced with Regulation 2016/425 as part of a move to improve health and safety in the workplace. The transition period for putting this regulation in place ends soon, on the 21st April 2019 — it is crucial therefore that business owners […]

The Challenges Construction Must Face in 2019

The challenges construction must face in 2019 No doubt every sector has felt the difficulties presented to the UK in the last few years. There’s an air of uncertainty gripping the nation, and it’s impacting the UK’s connections on a global scale. In particular, the construction industry is suffering as businesses become increasingly hesitant to engage in construction […]

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