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NASC launches dedicated careers website

The NASC has launched a dedicated careers website aimed at encouraging would-be employees of all ages and backgrounds to take up a position in the scaffolding industry. 

The site - scaffoldingcareers.nasc.org.uk - features more than a dozen detailed overviews of a variety of careers, from labourer and scaffolding operative through to SHEQ manager and estimator, each providing information such as what the role entails, what the responsibilities are and what key skills are advantageous. 

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Myerson advise on successful enforcement adjudication based on Bresco

Hot on the heels of the Supreme Court decision in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd,  law firm Myerson Solicitors have successfully represented Styles and Wood (in administration) on what may be the first summary judgment to enforce an adjudicator’s decision in favour of a party in administration, following the principles laid down in Bresco.

Styles & Wood (S&W), entered into a building contract with GE CIF Trustees (GECIF) acting through DTZ Investors for an office to residential conversion project at St Ann’s Square, Manchester. Following completion of the works, a dispute occurred regarding the final account of the multi-million-pound account.

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Have an extra 5% off all cast aluminium ranges this October

Rainclear Systems, the UK’s leading stockist and online retailer of metal rainwater systems are offering an extra 5% off all their Cast Aluminium rainwater Ranges in October 2020.

Traditional cast aluminium is manufactured in the UK and sits at the upper end of the price range for metal guttering - More expensive than our extruded aluminium and galvanised steel ranges and more or less equal, depending on the project, to the cost of pre-painted cast iron - It is strong and long lasting and best suited to quality, traditional style projects.

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University of Cambridge Centre celebrates ten-years’ anniversary in style

Since its inception 10 years ago, the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology, University of Cambridge, has focused on driving transformation in the construction sector, in collaboration with strategic industry partner Laing O’Rourke. The Centre’s milestone Report explores a decade of work across education, research, innovation and thought leadership, highlighting what is possible when industry expertise and academic rigour meet.

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NASC president elected onto Build UK board

NASC President Lynn Way has been appointed a Specialist Contractor Director of Build UK following an election process. 

In this role, Lynn, Financial Director and Company Secretary at Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding, will help provide strategic direction for the leading construction industry body. 

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