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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough leave)

The introduction of a new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (furlough leave) was announced by the government on 20 March 2020. Under the scheme, all UK employers, regardless of size or sector, can claim a grant from HMRC to cover up to 80% of the wages costs of employees who are not working but kept onREAD MORE

Employer Guidance to Employment Options

What is lay off and short time working? The current global crisis surrounding COVID 19 is likely to have a damaging economic impact and this is a concerning time for businesses and employees alike. Many businesses may experience a downturn in work which may, unfortunately, potentially lead to redundancy situations. Lay off and short timeREAD MORE

Government Financial Assistance for Business Roundup

The impact of the Coronavirus or COVID‐19 has accelerated significantly, with the Prime Minister asking everyone to avoid non‐essential contact with others and unnecessary travel. We know that actions so far and the potential for a ‘lockdown’ are causing serious concern for everyone in construction. Click here for Build UK Statement. Here is a summaryREAD MORE

Guidance for TICA Employers around payment of SSP and the TICI Sick Pay Scheme

In the current climate of self-isolation and Coronavirus, employers should can keep up to date using the Governments own web site for SSP advise using this link. The government guide provides all up to date information regarding payment of SSP, including when it is paid from and for what period. It also details that employersREAD MORE

Build UK Moves Forward on Achieving Zero Retentions

Build UK has reached a major milestone on the roadmap to zero retentions by publishing new minimum standards designed to reduce the existing challenges associated with the use of cash retentions. The Minimum Standards on Retentions, which provides detailed drafting guidance for incorporating them into both JCT and NEC forms of contract, are based onREAD MORE

Excellent Acquisition Opportunity…

Solway Insulation is a medium-sized business in South West Scotland with many well-established clients and contracts. The company provides insulation, scaffolding and painting services to industrial and residential clients. Established as a Limited Company in 2007, Solway Insulation has an Annual Turnover circa £750,000 with growth potential. P&L and BS available on request under non-disclosureREAD MORE

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