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NASC signs Armed Forces Covenant

The NASC has further strengthened its connection with the military by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. 

By signing the Covenant, the NASC has made a formal commitment to promote career and training opportunities in the scaffolding industry to ex-military personnel.

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FIS appoints new Skills and Training lead

FIS the trade body representing the finishes and interiors sector is delighted to announce the appointment of George Swann as Skills and Training lead for the organisation. George will pick up the exciting training portfolio of the FIS and help to drive the organisation’s focus on competence through the FIS For Competency’s SAKE Framework. He will take up post in January 2020.

George has been employed in training and training development since 1979. He served 22 years in the Corps of the Royal Engineers, the construction arm of the British Army. During his service he worked on various construction sites around the globe including civil engineering projects for road building, dam, bridge, pier, wharf and harbour construction, firing range demolition, repair and construction and in general building work of troop shelters, security posts, sports and recreational facilities (changing rooms, cafes and bars). He completed his service after a three-year post employed as a Training Development Analyst working at the Combined Arms Training Centre in Warminster. He left the Army at the rank of Regimental Quarter Master Sargent with qualifications in Management, Health and Safety, Quality Control and Vocational Assessment.

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BeadMaster to launch at London Build 2019

BeadMaster, manufactured by aask us Ltd will be exhibiting at STAND N50 at London Build, the leading construction and design show for London, being held at the Olympia London, 27-28 November. 

BeadMaster is the new and innovative product that improves the quality of installation around all electrical switches, sockets and downlighters. It has impressed the judges so much at the “London Construction Awards” and “The Building Awards 2019” that it is the finalist in both for the “Innovative product of the year”.

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Broker appoints new sales director for the north of England

Financial services broker, Midlands Asset Finance (MAF), has increased its coverage in the north with the appointment of a new Director of Asset Finance

Based in York, James Dutton will be responsible for overseeing the development of customer relationships and building out a new team of relationship managers in the region, as MAF continue their strong growth. 

Joining from Santander, where he spent six years as Director of Asset Finance, James has also previously worked for Barclays Bank and was at Yorkshire Bank for 15 years prior to that. 

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CapSure to present at European Asbestos Forum Foundation conference

CapSure have announced that they will be presenting at the 4th international conference of the European Asbestos Forum Foundation. This amazing event will take place on the 14th and 15th of November in Amsterdam. 

The European Asbestos Forum aims to improve international professional networks and the exchange of the best knowledge regarding all matters related to asbestos across sectors and borders. The conference will feature a multidisciplinary program with over twenty speakers and specialists of global repute from many different countries and several continents. The main theme of this conference will be ‘Asbestos & Innovation’ as seen from many different social and technical perspectives.

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