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Mick George Group land £20m multi-service extension package

The Mick George Group, a Cambridgeshire based Construction specialist which operates two sites within the Leicestershire region has landed a multi-service construction package worth circa £20m for works to be completed at Magna Park Lutterworth, Europe’s largest dedicated logistics and distribution park.

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Casella announces May training webinars for OSH on workplace noise and vibration

From 2005 to the present trends in employees working remotely have increased by 159%; more than 11x faster than the size the workforce as a whole has increased. Demand for flexible work practices has been on the rise, and resources to meet this demand are becoming more valuable and, given the current global health situation, a necessity for many.

Casella, industry-leading world expert in monitoring solutions for noise, air sampling and vibration, has been committed to providing accessible training across its areas of core competency in the form of one-day introductory courses and on-site product training.

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Financial business launches new scheme to help the NHS

Financial services broker, Midlands Asset Finance (MAF), has announced the launch of its new ‘Help to Supply’ scheme.  

Aimed at providing the NHS and its staff with additional equipment, the scheme will see the East Midlands-based partner with professional firms across the country. 

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NASC 2020 Safety Report shows record low accidents

The number of accidents and injuries recorded by NASC members fell to an all-time low in 2019, with just 74 incidents to operatives throughout the year.

This figure is revealed in the NASC 2020 Safety Report, which documents and analyses accident and injury statistics for its full contracting members – representing more than 17,000 scaffolding operatives across the UK – in the previous calendar year.

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Mick George Group provide complimentary package to support Covid-19 testing lab

As part of the UK Government’s announcement of a new five pillar plan to boost testing for COVID-19, AstraZeneca, GSK and the University of Cambridge have formed a joint collaboration to take action to support this national effort.

A new testing laboratory will be set up at the University’s Anne McLaren Building which will be used for high throughput screening for COVID-19 testing and to explore the use of alternative chemical reagents for test kits in order to help overcome current supply shortages. 

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