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Scaffolding Association supportive of National Apprenticeship Week 2023 (6th – 12th February)

National Apprenticeship Week 2023 will be the 16th week-long celebration of apprenticeships and will see employers and organisations come together with schools, colleges, career advisers … Read more

Progress – but the job is never done, and we will keep on pushing for a better deal for industry

Reflecting on the past 12-months, they’ve not been particularly kind to us, the wider construction sector and UK business more generally.

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The Scaffolding Association has called on the Government not to scrap or relax Working at Height Regulations

The Scaffolding Association has called on the Government not to scrap or relax Working at Height Regulations.

Review which aims to prevent small businesses being ripped off by larger companies is welcomed by the Scaffolding Association

The Business Secretary Grant Shapps has announced a review into payment practices to prevent small firms from being ripped off by larger companies and to … Read more

Statistics published by the Health and Safety Executive show improvement in some areas but concerning trends in others

Latest statistics published by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) which include work-related ill health and non-fatal workplace injuries, show that 1.8 million workers suffered … Read more

Have your say on trailblazer apprenticeships

The Scaffolding Association is again encouraging scaffolding businesses to have their say on the Scaffolder Apprenticeship

The Scaffolding Association is urging its members and the wider industry to complete two short surveys giving their views on the effectiveness of the scaffolder … Read more

Scaffolding Association urges industry to engage with ‘#TheBigConversation’

The Scaffolding Association – the scaffolding and access sectors largest trade association, is urging its members and the wider industry to engage with the #Big Conversation – … Read more

Scaffolding Association supports announcement for subsidised industry training in a bid to attract a new generation of workers

The Scaffolding Association welcomes the announcement for subsidised Operative Training Scheme (COTS) courses made by the Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) earlier this week … Read more

Scaffolding Association mourns the death of Her Majesty The Queen

The Scaffolding Association and our members are deeply saddened by the loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She was a constant in our lives … Read more