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Aarsleff Ground Engineering invests in new plant workshop and training centre

Aarsleff Ground Engineering have upgraded and expanded their Newark plant premises which accommodates the company’s extensive fleet of rigs, fabrication shop, training facility, machinery, and equipment available to hire. Despite challenging and uncertainty during the pandemic, Aarsleff Ground Engineering has remained highly active resulting in the decision to upgrade their premises. 

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CHAS launches free legal helpline

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, has joined with Irwin Mitchell, one of the UK’s largest law firms, to provide members with free legal advice via a 24/7 legal helpline. 

CHAS members can use the helpline to access advice on all areas of business law, including breach of contract, property law, employment law and intellectual property, along with other legal issues. The service is operated by a team of UK-based professionals who offer straightforward, actionable advice, free from legal jargon.

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The importance of servicing & maintaining heater systems for welfare units

All construction sites are required to provide a suitable welfare unit by law - usually in the form of a temporary portable building. In fact, they are so important, their location on site and the regular maintenance schedule must be considered at the planning and preparation stages of every construction project before any construction work even commences. 

The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) states that, at a minimum, welfare units should provide construction workers with adequate toilet and washing facilities, a place to warm up and eat food or rest, and somewhere to store clothing.

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Evolving Connectivity 2022: AV Reception & Distribution

Evolving Connectivity, being held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, is the UK’s leading trade show for the signal reception, content delivery and smart home industry. Evolving Connectivity allows the showcasing of new industry products along with live seminars from keynote industry speakers about the future changes the industry will experience. 

This one-day event is informative, fun and imperative to attend if you're a new start-up or long-standing business.

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Ten issues that will affect construction supply chains in 2022

CHAS, the supply chain risk management expert, highlights ten issues that will affect construction supply chains in 2022.

1. The Building Safety Bill

The Building Safety Bill, currently making its way through Parliament, is set to change how certain buildings are constructed, maintained and made safe. It will include regulatory reforms on fire safety and quality of construction products and will introduce a developer levy. Virtually everyone involved in the design, construction and management of higher-risk buildings will be affected.

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