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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

TICA Apprentice of the Year Finalists are Revealed

The 2019 TICA Apprentice Skills Test takes place at the National Training Centre in Darlington on 2 & 3 July. The 8 finalists are: Alex Cook of RDA Insulation Ltd Aaron Doble of RDA Insulation Ltd Harry Curtis of Essex Thermal Services Ltd Will Britt of Wood Group Industrial Services Ltd Sean Wright of InsulationREAD MORE

Trevor Horsley

Many of us are coming to terms with the very sad loss of Trevor Horsley after losing his battle with lung cancer. Trevor had been a TICA member for more than 30 years and after chairing the IETTL board of trustees for several years, presided over TICA from 2015 – 2018. His passing is aREAD MORE

Online Inductions for Willmott Dixon

We have received some queries regarding the online induction process for Willmott Dixon sites. If you are registering operatives for a Willmott Dixon Site Induction with a TICA Skill Card, please remember to select the option ‘if you hold a different Skill Card’ (grey box). Further instructions can be found here.

Guidance for all employers of Thermal Insulation Operatives regarding transportation of tools on public transport

As part of our ongoing relationship with the trade unions, discussion has taken place recently around the issue of operatives who are required to carry their tools on a daily basis, often using public transport. A number of incidents have been reported to the National Joint Council over the past two years where individuals haveREAD MORE

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