The Lighting Industry Association (LIA) welcomes Matt Sturgess to the position of CEO of The LIA.
He took up his position on 12th April 2021, replacing interim CEO, Paul Crisp, who has been doing an exceptional job supporting the LIA team and its Members as they plan for the post 2020 era.
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Advice from the HSE
During the coronavirus (COVID‑19) pandemic, there is increased demand for hand sanitiser and surface disinfectant products.
The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Fire Door Alliance has launched an awareness campaign, Be Certain, Be Certified, to highlight the importance of third‑party certification of fire doors in improving fire safety standards across the UK. The campaign addresses a “clear lack of understanding” over what certification is and the vital role it plays in protecting lives.
More than half of businesses set to accelerate projects due to pandemic
British business is set for a digital revolution according to a survey which indicates that 56 per cent of companies are speeding up plans because of the pandemic.
- Mitie has won a three‑year contract to deliver security services for Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group
- The contract will see Mitie deliver security services, including staffed guarding and passenger searches and screening, for all of ABP’s 21 ports in England, Scotland and Wales
Awarding‑winning facilities management company Arcus FM welcome Theresa Bell as Chief Commercial Officer for Arcus FM. Theresa joins the company from a distinguished career at CBRE as Regional Managing Director.
Aspiring health and safety practitioners have until May 25th to apply for a scholarship to study for a NEBOSH Diploma.
The scholarship is being offered by NEBOSH, one of the world’s leading health and safety awarding bodies, and is the first programme of its kind to be offered by the charity.
Independent professional register of qualified pest controllers, BASIS PROMPT, has launched a short online survey to gain an insight into customer perceptions of professionalism within the pest control industry.
By Iain McIlwee, Chief Executive of the FIS.
From an ageing workforce not being replaced to a younger generation not seeing the industry as an attractive and viable option, the contributing factors to the construction skills shortage are well documented. For some time the sector has struggled to find ways to address the crisis which is hampering both housebuilding targets and infrastructure projects. There is clearly no one‑size‑fits‑all solution to the problem which is why the launch of the CLC Construction Skills Plan and its ambitious and broad range of measures is welcomed and an important step in the right direction.