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Preparing your field service business for the ‘new normal’

As governments prepare for changes in lockdown measures, now is the perfect time to prepare your business for the new state of society. No one knows what post lockdown will look like but getting ready for the ‘new normal’ will ...

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Government supports construction industry guidance to avoid disputes

The UK Government has offered its support to the construction industry, by outlining its expectations from businesses as they manage and enforce B2B contracts during the Covid-19 emergency. There is a real concern that the construction industry will become embroiled ...

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Supply Chain Sustainability School to launch People Matter Charter

In response to the fact that organisations across the construction industry are increasingly facing more people challenges, relating to both their own workforce and their supply chain, the Supply Chain Sustainability School and its delivery partner Action Sustainability are launching ...

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Government must tackle late payment issues, says BESA

The new government must do everything it can to solve the late payment problems that continue to undermine construction supply chains, according to the Chief Executive officer of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) David Frise. He told the Association’s ...

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Safety chain

Mike Wood, Product & Technology Director at Constructionline explains the ways in which health and safety standards can be better managed throughout the supply chain Many facilities managers – particularly those working on large building and construction projects – will ...

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Construction industry holds auditors accountable for Carillion collapse

The construction industry views the collapse of Carillion as a result of aggressive accounting policies and a close relationship with KPMG. A survey of the supply chain conducted by public sector procurement specialist, Scape Group, finds that 93 per cent ...

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FM sought for evidence on construction product information

The Construction Products Association’s (CPA) has extended its Call for Evidence on construction product information to 23 April 2019, and in particular is seeking responses from the facilities management sector. The survey forms a critical part of the construction industry’s ...

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Source of strife

Outsourcing has had somewhat of a bad press this year. Here Valerie Bonnin, Director at Incendium Consulting explains why she thinks it still works and how to avoid its pitfalls The demise of big firms such as Carillion has left ...

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OCS scores with Achilles Utilities Vendor Data Base

Achilles Utilities Vendor Data Base (UVDB) enables the utilities sector to use the Achilles proven supplier pre-qualification system to manage risk within the supply chain and to comply with EU regulations. In the recent Achilles audit, OCS achieved an unprecedented ...

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OCS scores with Achilles Utilities Vendor Data Base

Achilles Utilities Vendor Data Base (UVDB) enables the utilities sector to use the Achilles proven supplier pre-qualification system to manage risk within the supply chain and to comply with EU regulations. Inclusion on the database follows the assessment of an ...

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