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Construction workers urged to 'spray safe' and be seen in the dark

Construction workers are being urged to ‘spray safe’ this winter following the launch of a revolutionary new reflective spray which will make them more visible in the dark.

The Albedo100 spray is near invisible during daylight but is highly reflective of lights during darkness and can be sprayed on to almost any surface. 

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Trewin Restorick from Hubbub UK talks about living more sustainably

We are pleased to announce another event in our series of talks called P3Connect (People, Planet, Prosperity), organised by the Centre for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Surrey, where we invite industry experts to share their experiences and insights in sustainability. By looking at the challenges, opportunities and solutions being considered by organisations, we will engender discussions that bring to the fore these current issues in the sustainability arena.

Join us to discover what Trewin Restorick has to say about living more sustainably following the key lessons from Hubbub's four years of behaviour change campaigns.

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Welcome to the marketplace – a new innovation in lead generation

The best business ideas often come from identifying processes and systems which no longer work; are out-dated or are too complicated. This is what led business partners, Jason Kay and Gareth Alexander, to launch The Marketplace – an online portal giving live and flexible access to thousands of UK construction related leads. 

Specialists in their field of procurement and supply chain management, with over 35 years experience in the construction industry, Jason and Gareth knew that there must be a far simpler way to access tenders and live leads, all in one place.

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Star Platforms lead the way by passing their ISO 4001 and FORS Silver audits

UK powered access company, Star Platforms, have recently passed both ISO 4001 and FORS Silver audits, further cementing their commitment to their environmental and safety policies. 

Since the company began in 2014, compliance with relevant accreditations has been important to the leadership team at Star Platforms. The company have recently successfully passed their SafeHire audit and can now add to that the successful completion of both the ISO 14001 and FORS Silver accreditations they have held since 2017 and 2016 respectively. 

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Nationwide Platforms secures Gold IPAF Rental+

Nationwide Platforms has been awarded with Gold IPAF Rental+ following their annual audit in December 2018.

Known in the industry as the independent quality mark for powered access hire companies, IPAF Rental+ is awarded to those who qualify as belonging to the top tier of hire providers so customers can be sure they will get the highest levels of service available. 

Rental companies are independently audited by an ISO 9001 lead auditor every 12 months and tested to meet the most stringent standards of training, advice, equipment and customer satisfaction set by a committee of the most experienced players in the powered access rental business.

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