INDUSTRY INSIGHTS, COMMUNITY NEWS AND EVENTS
What exactly is asbestos, and how can you, as a contractor, minimise the risks?
Being in the construction industry you might not immediately look at drones as a way to gain a competitive edge in your sector.
Promising up to a 60% reduction in accident rates and fuel consumption by up to 20%, telematics can bring numerous benefits to many businesses, including contracting firms. However, they do carry a certain risk.
As a contractor you’ll likely need different kinds of insurance to protect yourself and your business at the various sites that you are working on.
Prevent Christmas construction theft. With many sites closing over the festive period, it’s important to ensure your materials and equipment are kept secure or you risk a nasty surprise when you go back to work in the New Year.
Most contractors will likely have the basic essential covers in place, but what are the gaps that could leave you exposed when it comes to a claim?
Recent changes to the IR35 legislation have been affecting freelancers, hirers and recruiters working in the public sector, with quite an impact, but more changes are afoot which could heavily impact the private sector.
A worrying 30% rise in tool theft has seen the total cost of theft claims rise to over £2.8 million in the trade industry, with the average value per claim standing at around £1,626