What is CDM?

What is CDM?

CDM is short for the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 and were first introduced back in 1994, having been revised twice since then. Most recently the revision of the regulations took place in 2015. The CDM Regulations are in place to ensure that...
Planning – Upward Extensions to Houses

Planning – Upward Extensions to Houses

The Government has recently confirmed that changes to the Permitted Development Order will come into force on the 31st August 2020 which will allow householders to extend their existing properties upwards.  The regulations will allow householders to add up to two...
HSE Annual Workplace Fatalities 2019/2020

HSE Annual Workplace Fatalities 2019/2020

The Health and Safety Executive have recently issued a report summarising the details of workplace fatal injuries in Great Britain for 2019 to 2020 The headline figure shows that during 2019 and up to March 2020 a total of 111 people have died carrying out work...
COVID-19: Health & Safety Executive Inspections

COVID-19: Health & Safety Executive Inspections

The HSE have recently stressed that it is important that businesses have taken all necessary steps to ensure that they are COVID-secure before re-opening to the public or returning employees to the workplace. They state that being COVID-secure means being adaptable to...
COVID-19: Updated Site Operating Procedures

COVID-19: Updated Site Operating Procedures

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the Construction Leadership Council has been providing guidance on how to safely return to the work site. With the latest easing of restrictions they have again reviewed and amended the Site Operating Procedures that many construction...