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Flood damage repair: Leak victim is now home and dry image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 21st of August 2017 03:32:00 PM
....“An assessor came, had a good look inside and out, and we agreed the work needed to repair my sitting room,” says Elizabeth. Scaffolding was erected and, according to Saga, the exterior repairs were completed by a sub-contractor chosen by the insurer. ...
Addison Lee suffers latest defeat in legal row over gig economy rights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 04:39:33 PM
....She said: “It does not say: ‘We want to find couriers who are independent and work on an ad-hoc basis. If you do account work you [will] be a self-employed sub-contractor and for non-account work we will be your agent so you carry the risk. ...
The real cost of regeneration image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 05:00:09 AM
.... “The response was generally pathetic,” he says. The Health and Safety Executive took six weeks to reply, then apologised for the “ridiculous amount of time it had taken to investigate”, but did offer two important revelations – that Regenter as the principal contractor did not have an efficient system for managing and monitoring the 14 sub-contractors on site when they visited; and that cuts to health-and-safety funding meant that their scope for investigating and enforcing standards was reduced. ...
Complex chain of companies that worked on Grenfell Tower raises oversight concerns image
....The Kensington and Chelsea Tenants Management Organisation (KCTMO) hired the construction firm Rydon as the lead contractor on the project, which included re-cladding the building with material that commentators allege could have been a factor in the fire’s rapid spread. At least eight other contractors and sub-contractors were involved in separate elements of the refurbishment and materials used for the work. ...
Cycle courier wins holiday pay battle image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:17:29 PM
....He had started working for Excel in September 2013. He signed contracts which referred to him as a "contractor" and "sub-contractor". ...
Child refugees in Turkey making clothes for UK shops image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of October 2016 11:14:50 PM
....The refugees were involved in spraying hazardous chemicals to bleach the jeans, but most of the workers did not even have a basic face mask. Mango says that the factory was working as a sub-contractor without its knowledge. ...
Sew to survive  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of October 2016 12:04:18 AM
....Other factories may never be visited by auditors because as far as the brands are concerned, they don't make their clothes. They're part of the chain of sub-contractors who make up much of the garment industry in Turkey. ...
Barkley Plastics flourishes after joining forces with other Midlands manufacturers image
....The firm’s Birmingham factory pumps out 50 million parts a year for the electronics, medical, safety, automotive and building industries as well as producing five-figure custom-made moulds and tools for top tier manufacturers such as Jaguar Land Rover. Then there are the partnerships with a diverse range of other sub-contractors in MAN (the Midlands Assembly Network) and Plasfloor, a growing side line making interlocking industrial tiles. ...
Sub-contractors hit by late payments image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 21st of February 2016 06:14:00 PM
.... Conrad Ford, chief executive of Funding Options, said: “Increasing numbers of small construction firms are contacting us for a solution to plug the holes in their balance sheets. It is clear that developers are failing to pay their sub-contractors within a reasonable period of time, safe in the knowledge that sub-contractors would be reluctant to voice their concerns for fear of losing out on business. ...
Hidden child labour: how Syrian refugees in Turkey are supplying Europe with fast fashion image
....In another Istanbul workshop where Syrian refugees are working for 950 lira (£223) per month for a minimum of 60 hours a week, the clothes are made for German brands Orsay and Margittes. While Margittes did not respond to the Guardian’s request for comment on the working conditions found at its sub-contractor, Marie-Claude Koenig, business development and CSR officer at Orsay told the Guardian the company very much recognises its “responsibility to improve value-chain management and overall working conditions”. ...
New cleaner SeaVax has solution to ocean plastic waste image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 04:20:00 PM
....Once an improved patent is granted, the project will have taken £138,000 and a year to develop, most of that self-funded with help from a few private investors. A European network, including universities and sub-contractors, is also contributing expertise. ...
Whistleblower gets £137k payout image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of January 2016 01:44:04 PM
....3% to 7. 34% because it submitted the lowest quotes from sub-contractors. ...
Hercules deal helps secure 1,200 jobs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of December 2015 11:52:04 AM
....The MoD describes the Hercules as "one of RAF's workhorses" and a "vital part of its transport fleet". As part of the six-year contract work will also be undertaken by Lockheed Martin and its sub-contractors at sites in Havant, Stansted and Cheltenham. ...
Financial Times and Guardian 'conspired' in delivery turf war image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 28th of November 2015 08:00:00 PM
.... . Key elements of the conspiracy were allegedly agreed by EDG, 2 the Door’s operations manager Nigel Hyde and Husseyin Mavi, a sub-contractor who provided delivery drivers, at a meeting in April 2014 at Thurrock service station. ...
Previous TalkTalk victims still awaiting compensation a year on image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 31st of October 2015 06:59:11 AM
....Over the past year, around a dozen people are thought to have lost sums of up to £5,000 after receiving calls where they were convinced they were talking to TalkTalk staff. In each case the callers were able quote the victims’ TalkTalk account numbers and other personal data stolen from the firm or one of its sub-contractors. ...
Housebuilding drives UK construction sector growth in September image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of October 2015 10:22:16 AM
....Construction companies continued to create jobs for the 28th month running and in September they hired new staff at the fastest pace for three months. Companies said they continued to increase their use of sub-contractors last month and sub-contractor charges “continued to rise sharply”, the report said. ...
Rolls-Royce wins leading role in multi-billion-dollar nuclear decommissioning contract in Canada image
....This alliance includes Montreal-based SNC-Lavalin; CH2M Hill, the Denver group that owns British engineer Halcrow; and Utah’s Energy Solutions, which has previously led decommissioning of Magnox sites.   Rolls-Royce will be a sub-contractor, building metal components and machines for the  contract at its factory in Peterborough, Ontario. ...
How Canada's mining sector is addressing children’s rights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 29th of June 2015 10:38:05 AM
....These vulnerable children can be disproportionately affected by the impact of mining operations. They are more likely to be involved in accidents with site vehicles, are at a greater risk of violence from construction sub-contractors or security forces, and have lower tolerance thresholds to extractive emissions, putting them in grave danger from health and development complications. ...
Construction sector rebounds in May image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of June 2015 09:35:10 AM
....The PMI also showed construction firms took on staff at the fastest rate in five months during May. "Greater workloads and efforts to guard against worsening sub-contractor availability were factors supporting sustained job creation, according to survey respondents," said Markit. ...
The company making a pot-load of money from potholes image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of June 2015 04:30:57 AM
.... A 3D drawing of a giant pothole, in Trafalgar Square, central London. It is an approved sub-contractor, with the likes of Balfour Beatty and Skanska and these “tier one” companies now including the firm in long-term maintenance contracts, ensuring a steady revenue stream. ...
UK construction slows sharply in April image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of May 2015 10:23:42 AM
.... . While the sector continued to create jobs at a "robust" pace, Markit said the rate of hiring was slower than the average seen in 2014, while a shortage of sub-contractors led to pay demands remaining elevated. ...
GDP figures: a blow for Osborne's growth and austerity mantra image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of April 2015 09:37:50 AM
.... Sure, companies have employed more workers. But most of them are part-time and on short term contracts, or self employed sub-contractors who are paid the same or less than five years ago. ...
Housebuilding drives February construction surge image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 10:22:26 AM
.... . This led to further increases in employment, although companies said labour shortages and capacity constraints meant rates charged by sub-contractors increased at the fastest pace since records began in April 1997. ...
Capita accused of using major government contract to short-change small companies, driving some out of business image
.... Documents show Capita said it would only pay invoices within 40 days – 10 days later than the 30-day maximum required by the Government. * The firm became a “runaway commercial monster” that undermined small businesses by hiring their sub-contractors to do work directly for Capita – effectively cutting them out of government business after they had already paid the start-up costs of designing training programmes. ...
UK construction grows at slowest pace for 17 months  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of January 2015 11:16:21 AM
.... Uncertainty surrounding the general election later this year - at which the main political parties are expected to outline how they would tackle the UK's continuing budget deficit - was expected to weigh on confidence. Tim Moore, senior economist at Markit, said: "A sharp recovery in housebuilding, as well as resurgent demand for commercial development projects, continued to boost staff recruitment and sub-contractor pay rates across the construction sector in December. ...
City Link closure disgraceful, RMT union says image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 26th of December 2014 04:44:31 AM
.... . Simon Judd, from Leigh-on-Sea in Essex, said: "I'm a sub-contractor with City Link, now find I have a liveried van and no work. ...
City Link goes into administration, with 'substantial redundancies' expected among 2,727 staff members image
.... I have no money since it's Christmas so I don't know where next month's rent will be coming from, where will I live? How will I eat?". Another employee who works as a sub-contractor with the company added: "I have a delivery van and no work. ...
City Link parcel delivery company goes into administration image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of December 2014 06:11:15 PM
.... I have no money since it's Christmas so I don't know where next month's rent will be coming from, where will I live? How will I eat?". Simon Judd, from Leigh-on-Sea in Essex, said: "I'm a sub-contractor with City Link, now find I have a liveried van and no work. ...
....A Tory victory in May would mean a drive to honour the pledge to get Britain’s finances back into the black by 2018-19. That would result in all manner of opportunities for outsourcers and their sub-contractors, though it could also mean deflated wages that stifle spending. ...
Murco refinery sale collapses: 60 of 400 jobs remain image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of November 2014 10:07:48 AM
....". A sub-contractor from Narberth arriving at the site said the deal falling through would be a major blow to families. ...
FirstGroup loses ScotRail franchise to Abellio image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of October 2014 07:26:00 AM
....Mick Whelan, Aslef’s general secretary, criticised the “perverse decision” by the SNP government in Scotland to embrace privatisation instead of examining its options once its new devolved powers are clearer. But Brown emphasised Abellio’s green and social credentials – including plans for reduced fares for jobseekers, a commitment to a living wage for staff and sub-contractors, and guaranteed trade union representation – and plans for more trains, free wifi, and advance £5 fares between any two Scottish cities. ...
House prices: Bubble? What London bubble?  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 13th of September 2014 02:25:10 PM
.... . The business has tripled in size since 2000 and employs 400 staff full time, and 2,500 sub-contractors, with 35 developments under way across the South East and 3,783 homes in the pipeline. ...
Donating to charity: Are we getting as good as we give? image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of September 2014 11:00:00 PM
.... In 1980, only about 10 per cent of charitable revenue came from government sources and most of it was grants; by 2001, almost half of the money came in contracts and the latest figure was 81 per cent, though public spending cuts have trimmed that a little. The danger is that the independence of charities will be compromised as they increasingly become government sub-contractors. ...
Construction demand outstrips building skill deficit image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of September 2014 12:00:00 AM
....The sector expanded at its fastest pace in seven months in August, said the Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) by researcher Markit and the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS). It showed recruitment was close to a record high but there was a strain on the availability of materials and sub-contractors. ...
UK construction grows at fastest pace for seven months image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of September 2014 10:36:54 AM
....The rise came despite the slowest delivery times from vendors since 1997. Markit said the pace of growth was causing supply problems, with the availability of both materials and sub-contractors dropping at their fastest rate since its survey began in 1997. ...
Beryl Foote obituary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of August 2014 03:13:01 PM
.... Almost invisible behind vast pads in hockey goal while still wearing her glasses. With hard hat and steely glare in place to face down the toughest sub-contractor on the biggest construction site. ...
Housebuilding growth boosts June construction figures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 8th of August 2014 10:31:51 AM
....A closely watched survey of the sector earlier this week suggested housebuilding picked up at the fastest pace for more than a decade last month. But the Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI report also raised concerns about shortages of bricks and bricklayers as companies reported rising sub-contractor rates and longer delivery times for building materials. ...
Home improvement didn't go to plan image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of June 2014 12:01:00 AM
. But after a survey the sub-contractors arrived and discovered extra electrical and pipework was needed beyond that originally quoted. ...
Balfour Beatty chief quits on profits warning   image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of May 2014 07:01:30 AM
.... Balfour's UK construction division also faced ballooning costs last year due to financial penalties and other expenses related to project delays, after the company gave "over-ambitious" timelines when bidding for the work. Problems with sub-contractors and supply chains exacerbated its problems. ...
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of April 2014 07:40:53 AM
....56 Markit and CIP's survey of the construction sector has picked out one worrying theme: the capacity of suppliers to builders to keep up with demand. Lead-times for the delivery of construction materials lengthened in March by one of the greatest amounts since the survey began in 1997, and sub-contractor availability fell at the fastest rates for more than 13 years. ...

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