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As the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) continues to digitalise it’s records, from the 8th of June this year the paper counterpart license will be no more.
The digital transition commenced in the final quarter of 2014 when the DVLA announced the end of the Tax Disc.
The abolition of the counterpart licence is a result of the government’s Red Tape Challenge and the DVLA’s Strategic Plan committed to simplifying it's services.
As of the 8th of June 2015, the paper …Read more
The Construction 2025 Industrial Strategy has forecast an advised 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions released by the built environment over the next decade. Are you clued-up on green building techniques?
According to Oxford Economics, the global construction market is estimated to grow by over 70% by 2025 which means that eco-alternatives should move at the same pace.
Building towards efficiency
Tradespeople are becoming more and more aware of their necessity to adopt green building …Read more
The Christmas shut-down is quickly approaching construction sites across the country, leaving many sites uninhabited over the festive season. Have you successfully secured your site?
Despite constructaquote.com’s recent discovery that many construction workers will choose to work over the Christmas period, many will shut-down their site in order to make the most of the welcome festive break.
Preventing potential financial loss
Making sure your site is as secure as possible during the …Read more
EU leaders are committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by a minimum of 40%; they will also aim at increasing energy efficiency by 27% by 2030.
The built environment is responsible for an estimated 50% of greenhouse gas contributions meaning there is a considerable amount of pressure on the construction industry to produce greener buildings.
Engineers, builders, plumbers, electricians are few of many built-environment specialists that should implement green construction techniques …Read more
With more fatalities than any other sector within the UK, construction firms across the UK need to make sure that they are doing all they can to make their sites safe.
The law regarding such health and safety on site requires that construction firms (whether small or large) manage hazards and risk, and train their workforce to comply with regulation.
Plan, manage and monitor
In order to ensure that construction work is undertaken with marginal risk, you should always plan, manage and monitor …Read more