January 21, 2016
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A wearable monitor has been launched for construction workers in a bid to prevent hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)
Morgan Sindall and Murphy are trialing the HAVWEAR system from Reactec.
The watch-style monitor is worn on a wrist strap by tool users and reports resu...
January 19, 2016
Construction skills shortages pushed up wages by 6% last year.
Pay increases in the industry are running at three times the national average of 2%.
The latest survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors also warned that skills shortages are putting at risk...
January 5, 2016
The Government is being accused of a “gross underestimation” of the cost of tax changes on construction workers employed via umbrella companies.
A recent HMRC policy document costed out the plan to ban workers employed via umbrella companies from receiving tax relief on...
January 4, 2016
A leading construction expert is calling on the industry to start to invest in the future as 2016 spells the start of a long-term industry boom.
Richard Threlfall, KPMG’s Head of Infrastructure, Building and Construction, said: “2016 will be a good year for the construc...
Skills shortages see construction wages rise 6%
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