The Scaffolding Association says the latest construction output statistics offer little comfort to the sector

Latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published earlier today, shows construction output in July 2021 was worth £257m (1.6% in volume terms) … Read more

The Scaffolding Association welcomes improved outlook for mental health support for employees.

New research suggests that over a third of businesses have reported that employee mental health support has got better since the start of the pandemic. 

The Scaffolding Association says that the impact of the pandemic on the construction sector can clearly be seen within the Small Business Survey.

In response to the Longitudinal Small Business Survey (LSBS), conducted between September 2020 and April 2021, the Scaffolding Association has indicated that the impact of … Read more

Scaffolding Association welcomes HMRC’s crackdown on apprentice pay

The Scaffolding Association has welcomed a HMRC memo issued to businesses, reminding them to ensure that apprentices are paid at least the National Minimum Wage.

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Was your business affected by the Truck Cartel?

The Scaffolding Association is urging its members to consider if they were affected by the Truck Cartel following the recent hearing by the Competition Appeal … Read more

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Scaffolding Association cautiously welcomes cash boost to create new flexible approach to apprenticeships

Government has announced £7m funding to support flexible apprenticeship opportunities.