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HSE Has Huge Reduction To Visits

The number of unannounced visits by HSE inspectors to construction sites has fallen by 14% over the past 12 months.  Announcements made by the Unite Union indicates that in 2015/16 there were 9,219 total inspections which reduced to 7,912 in 2016/17. Following on from...

HSE inspector numbers plunge by 25%

Figures obtained by the Unite union, via a Freedom of Information request, have revealed that since 2010 there has been a 25% reduction in the number of HSE inspectors. Only 7 years ago we had 1,311 HSE inspectors across the UK, fast forward to December 31st, 2016 and...

‘No More Excuses’

Contracting superstar Speller Metcalfe has launched it’s brand new initiative in changing the industries attitude towards health and safety with their ‘No More Excuses’ campaign. Group Managing Director Des O’Neill said: “Speller Metcalfe has a great...

How the Upcoming Election Impacts UK Construction

The Snap Election kicks off on June 8th, 2017, so we thought it was a good idea to break down how the 2017 election will affect the construction industry. This year’s election is already having a huge impact on the construction industry, with key election issues...