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Scaffolding Association announces launch of COVID-19 Wellbeing Guidance Notes

Whether you are still working onsite, in the office, working from home or have been furloughed, COVID-19 will have had a huge impact on your wellbeing. With this in mind the Scaffolding Association has launched three new Scaffold Industry Guidance Notes (SIGNS) aimed at supporting individuals during the pandemic.

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Elecosoft support to furloughed planners

Elecosoft is offering introductory training and complimentary software for the personal development of planners who are currently on furlough leave. Receive 30 days access to Powerproject project planning software and undertake free CPD accredited introductory training online from your home.

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Red7Marine supports Jackson Civil Engineering on flood remediation scheme

Leading marine construction and consultancy organisation, Red7Marine, was recently contracted by Jackson Civil Engineering to respond to a flood incident as part of their Collaborative Delivery Framework with the Environment Agency and its Emergency Flood Response arrangements across Lincolnshire.

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York Handmade plays pivotal role in stunning London mixed-use development

The award-winning York Handmade Brick Company has provided thousands of high-quality bricks for a stunning new London mixed-use development.

This lucrative commission was worth £200,000 for the Alne-based firm, one of the leading independent brick-makers in the country.

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Coronavirus: furloughed workers and what it means for business

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is designed to help businesses that would otherwise be forced to lay off staff in the face of the unprecedented disruption caused by COVID-19, writes Tina Chander of Wright Hassall.

All businesses with a PAYE scheme in place on 28 February 2020, regardless of size or sector, will be able to benefit from the scheme with the government reimbursing employers up to 80% of their employees’ wages, to a maximum of £2,500 per month, plus employer’s NICs and auto-enrolment pension contributions.

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