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Building a positive mental health culture in your organisation – tips from the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity

Preparing for a fall – best practice for when prevention is...

The prevention of falls when working at height is well-documented, but despite even the most watertight procedures, falls can and do still happen. Matthew Bailey, inspection and certification manager from fall protection specialist HCL explores a number of potentially life-saving products and procedures which are considered best practice in the event of a fall

Domestic reverse charge VAT delay – is your building firm affected?

The government recently announced that the deadline for the introduction of the domestic reverse charge for construction services has been delayed until 1st October 2020. Jamie Russell from Perrys Chartered Accountants provides some background on what it means and whether it will affect your building firm.

Steps to take when a roof fails

A spokesman from Cavitech-UK explains what you should look out for when you see a roof failing and how the root of the problem can be removed.

Launching a roofing business on a shoestring budget

Lee Murphy, founder of Pandle, the cloud bookkeeping software specialist for small businesses and the self-employed, provides RCI readers with advice on setting up your own roofing business on a small budget

Addressing the skills shortage gap in the construction sector

Andrew Murphy, managing director at Boss Training, talks through the possible solutions for bridging the construction skills gap

Roofers urged to ask the ‘dipped or pressure-treated’ question

SR Timber is calling for roofers and contractors to ask their suppliers whether their timber roofing batten is dipped or pressure-treated with preservatives.

Coronavirus: furloughed workers and what it means for business

Tina Chander, a partner at law firm, Wright Hassall, explains more to RCI readers

An interview with Institute of Roofing’s Gordon Penrose MBE

RCI talks to Gordon Penrose, honorary president of the Institute of Roofing, about being awarded an MBE, the evolution of the Institute, and his passion for increasing training across the roofing sector.

Is the construction industry finally getting back on its feet?

Thomas Bradley from Mobile Mini looks at whether the recent easing of lockdown restrictions and a £1.3 billion investment for the construction of new houses from the government are the first steps in a brighter outlook for the industry.