Silo collapse goes wrong (Video)

9 April 2018 - Uncategorized - admin - Comments Off on Silo collapse goes wrong (Video)

April 9, 2018

A Danish cultural centre has been damaged after a 53-metre high silo was demolished and fell the wrong way. In the town of Vordingborg the video shows the explosion, onlookers watch and cheer the detonation, but then are astonished as the tower toppled towards the music school and waterfront library. No one was injured in […]

CITB to outsource 1300 jobs

7 April 2018 - CITB - admin - Comments Off on CITB to outsource 1300 jobs

April 7, 2018

The CITB is going through large reforms in a bid to cut red tape and streamline its workforce with the vast majority of current systems being taken on by new outsourced providers. These will include specialist training companies as well as back office functions like finance, HR and marketing. The moves see the CITB become an […]

Groundworker trapped in trench by concrete slab

7 April 2018 - Accidents in constuction - admin - Comments Off on Groundworker trapped in trench by concrete slab

April 7, 2018

A construction company was sentenced today for safety breaches after a worker suffered life threatening injuries. Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard that, in September 2016, a 48-year-old employee of K. D. S. Construction Company Ltd was working in a 2-metre-deep excavation when he was struck on the head and pinned down by a large segment of […]

Persimmon cut £50m from directors bonus

26 February 2018 - Persimmon - admin - Comments Off on Persimmon cut £50m from directors bonus

February 26, 2018

Three top directors at Persimmon have agreed to bonus scheme changes that will see long term payout slashed by more than £50m the top executives attracted fierce criticism from share holders and politicians for over high payouts under the company’s long-term incentive bonus plan. This week the firm announced that changes to the bonus system would […]

Firm and sub-contractor fined after worker falls from height

26 February 2018 - Accidents in constuction, Construction falls - admin - Comments Off on Firm and sub-contractor fined after worker falls from height

February 26, 2018

Advanced Industrial Roofing and Cladding Solutions Limited (AIRCSL) and Stephen Bell have been fined after a worker fell through a fragile skylight while carrying out work on a roof. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard how AIRCSL and Stephen Bell had been in the process of installing a new industrial roof over the existing asbestos cement roof, […]

Hartlepool handyman fined for doing gas work

31 January 2018 - Gas Safe Incidents - admin - Comments Off on Hartlepool handyman fined for doing gas work

January 31, 2018

A self-employed handyman has been sentenced today for undertaking gas work which put the life of a homeowner at significant risk. Teesside Magistrates’ Court heard that, on 16 May 2014, Paul Joseph Vokes, trading as Paul’s Handyman Services, carried out work to replace ridge tiles on the roof of a property in Coatham Drive, Hartlepool. […]

KPMG faces probe by watchdog over Carillon’s accounts

30 January 2018 - Carillon - admin - Comments Off on KPMG faces probe by watchdog over Carillon’s accounts

January 30, 2018

The Financial Reporting Council has launched an investigation into KPMG who audited Carillon’s accounts and gave them a good bill of health before their collapse in January. A council statement said: “The investigation will be conducted by the FRC’s Enforcement Division, and will consider whether the auditor has breached any relevant requirements, in particular the ethical […]

Prompt Payment Code adopted by Carillion “toothless”

26 January 2018 - Builders go into administration - admin - Comments Off on Prompt Payment Code adopted by Carillion “toothless”

January 26, 2018

Small business chiefs at the FSB have attacked the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) as “toothless” in the wake of Carillion’s £2 billion collapse. Carillion’s collapse has called into question the effectiveness of the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) and raised the need for urgent reform to successfully tackle the UK’s late payment epidemic. Despite being a […]

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