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Find the right safety shoe for your company and employees

Being a business owner today isn't just about the bottom line and the profit but involves more than ever before the safety and health of your employees. 

Workplace accidents cause death and injury to thousands of employee's and the onus has shifted to the employer to ensure that this is prevented or at least minimized. The adoption of legislation and standards to ensure employee safety has placed the burden squarely on the employer. The law requires that the employer must ensure that there is no risk at the workplace and if there is, the necessary training and safety equipment must be provided to every employee. One thing that will certainly indicate negligence on the part of the employer will be when the prescripts of the law were not followed or implemented. 

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Headlines that prove it's been a very bad year for Specialist Contractors

In recent months, the events at Carillion and those described in a crop of bad headlines have shocked the UK construction industry and caused untold hardship for thousands of Specialist Contractors!

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Hadleigh Retirement Development by Mick George Ltd

The ancient market town of Hadleigh, South Suffolk is set for a new retirement development on the former Brett Works location that has been laying derelict for over 30 years.

The brownfield site was originally earmarked for a Tesco Superstore, but after being rebuffed by Barbergh District Council following disgruntlement from local residents, the alternative option offered four years on, from developer McCarthy and Stone, was unanimously approved. 

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Dundee students get a taste of the built environment industry

Students from Dundee & Angus College have spent the week with infrastructure giant Robertson after winning a prestigious student challenge. 

The team of four students triumphed over twenty participating teams from higher education bodies across Scotland competing in the Chartered Institute of Building’s (CIOB) Student Challenge – which until this year was only open to universities.

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ZARGES launches fire-proof case to transport lithium-ion batteries safely

Chosen for their low weight and high efficiency, lithium-ion batteries are a central part of electric cars, battery-powered tools and smartphones. However, their extremely high energy density harbours considerable risk of fire. Dangerous goods packaging expert, ZARGES, is expanding its portfolio with the launch of the K470 Battery Box aluminium case, specially designed for transporting and safekeeping lithium-ion batteries. 

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