INDUSTRY INSIGHTS AND COMMUNITY NEWS
As a property developer you may be aware of the trend in construction of tall towers and the potential they have in addressing the housing shortage. Constructing upwards is not without considerable risk.
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.
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?
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are running a month-long inspection campaign targeting construction site measures to protect workers lungs from asbestos, silica and wood dust.
As a contractor, when you take out insurance it pays to understand what you need cover wise, but also why and how those covers ensure you’re in a better position when it comes to potential claims.