Temporary zero VAT on PPE

HM Revenue & Customs has announced that the purchase of personal protective equipment will be zero-rated for VAT for three months from May 1 until July 31, 2020.

NFRC publishes guidance relating to the correct use of face masks...

As the construction industry starts to return to work, the National Federation of Roofing Contractors has published a Guidance Note relating to the correct use of face masks on-site.

Have you got a head for safety?

MSA Safety has published a new whitepaper that explores the benefits of great head protection.

Snickers launches new stretch work shorts

The new AllroundWork and FLEXIWork shorts are great for working in the warmer months, as they deliver flexibility and comfort, and come in a body-mapping design in a range of new colours including hi-vis options.

Dickies puts your hero tradesperson in the spotlight

The workwear brand is encouraging anyone who knows a tradesperson who is working hard to deliver essential projects during the coronavirus outbreak, such as emergency roof repairs, to share their stories on social media

WernerCo welcomes at work at height guidance

WernerCo has welcomed new safety guidance published by the Access Industry Forum, as falls from height continue to increase. 

Snickers LITEWork working clothes for the summer

The innovative new quick-drying fabrics in this lightweight workwear make them a must for the summer months.

Snickers’ new LiteWork trousers feature detachable holster pockets

Snickers Workwear’s hi-tech fabrics and body-mapping designs give plenty of scope for every professional craftsman and woman to stretch their performance on site comfortably.

ACER announces new rebrand

Construction marker brand ACER rebrands its name to ‘TRACER’ as of April 6 to address the increasingly important need for a less conflicting brand name.

HSE report questions effectiveness of tool manufacturers’ dust systems

An independent report by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has called into question the effectiveness of tool manufacturers’ dust extraction systems.