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Construction Workers Family Crisis Appeal

We hope you are all keeping safe and well during these difficult and testing times. As a result of the pandemic our event schedule for the year both nationally and regionally has been virtually wiped out and this will have a huge impact on our income and our ability to fund our charitable work.

All this comes at a time when our Construction Industry Helpline is receiving an unprecedented volume of calls from construction workers and their families seeking our help.

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ASFP online learning resources

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) offers a wide range of online resources which aim to help educate all involved in the built environment.  The available material is suitable for installers, designers, specifiers and contractors, as well as building owner occupiers, risk assessors and enforcement agencies.

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ASFP launches Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover Scheme

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has partnered with an insurance broker to offer a new Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover Scheme for existing and prospective ASFP members.

The move is in response to reports from specialist fire protection sub-contractors that they are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain cover, with many facing significant premium increases or in some cases being refused cover. 

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Ask for a quote for a Steel Rainwater System – be in the draw to win it for FREE!

In an effort to build a greener future Rainclear, the UK’s leading stockist and online retailer of metal roofline, rainwater and drainage solutions, are offering anyone asking them for a quote for Infinity Galvanised Steel or colour coated galvanised steel to compare to their current plastic guttering quote, the opportunity to win that system for FREE.

Rainclear are passionate about helping the construction industry and homeowners to quit the plastic habit and swap plastic guttering with the more sustainable, more durable and more attractive Infinity Galvanised Steel.

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Celebrating SuDS schemes and champions: susdrain 2020 SuDS awards

CIRIA is delighted to announce that the susdrain 2020 SuDS Awards are now open for entries. The awards invite submissions from SuDS projects across the UK to showcase their outstanding and innovative high quality SuDS schemes, and nominate a SuDS Champion - someone who has gone ‘the extra mile’ to promote and deliver multi-beneficial SuDS.

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