Fri.Jul 05, 2024

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Construction death toll rises

Construction Law

Latest Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures show that 51 workers lost their lives on construction project accidents in 2023/24, with the average number of deaths in the industry over the past two years ‘statistically significantly higher’ than the pre pandemic period of 2016 to 2019. The rate of fatal injury in construction is some five times as high as the average across all industries, HSE says, with a total of 138 workers killed across all industries in work related accidents.

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Robust Construction Productivity Tools

Job Order Contracting

Robust construction productivity tools are now available to measurably reduce overall costs by 30%-40%+. We all know that the ability to consistently plan and executive on time, on budget, and quality repair, renovation, maintenance, and new builds requires focus upon and the integration of PEOPLE, PROCESS, INFORMATION, and enabling TECHNOLOGY. 90%+ of ALL projects fail due to poor preconstruction processes.

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Building On Solid Ground: Your Construction Bookkeeping Foundation

Contractor Bookkeeping

As a construction business owner, you must stay informed about your finances and financial situation. You do this through bookkeeping, the process of recording transactions in your business. This includes transactions, credit card charges, and any other economic activity within your company. Financial management can easily be overlooked when managing projects, dealing with subcontractors, and ensuring customer satisfaction.

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Construction Posts Another Strong Month for Jobs in June, Adding 27,000 Workers

ENR Construction

The construction unemployment rate fell to 3.3%, another signal that the labor supply pressures of recent years are still ongoing.

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Future-Proof Your Firm: Discover the Power of Next Gen Construction ERP

In the face of rising customer expectations and evolving industry standards, staying ahead in construction demands innovation. A Next Generation Construction ERP is designed to meet these challenges head-on. By integrating this advanced system into your tech stack, you empower your team with a single source of truth, enhancing decision-making and operational efficiency.

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Construction Adds 27,000 Jobs in June

Contractor Magazine

Industry unemployment rate plunges to second lowest ever recorded.

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New issue of Construction Law arrives with subscribers

Construction Law

This month’s Construction Law print journal is landing on subscriber’s desks around now. Among the leading news stories this month is the landmark Supreme Court ruling that looks likely to see a rising number of judicial review challenges to infrastructure projects - when a rise in infrastructure projects looks likely under the new Labour government.

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Construction Posts Strong Employment Numbers in June, Adding 27,000 Jobs

ENR Construction

The construction unemployment rate fell to 3.3%, another signal that the labor supply pressures of recent years are still ongoing.

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Trust fined after volunteer worker killed on canal restoration

Construction Law

A charitable trust has been fined £30,000 after a volunteer was fatally crushed during restoration work on the Wilts and Berks Canal. To read more of this and every other news story on this site, please log in with your Construction Law membership account details. If you don't have an account, you can get free access to the news on this site and receive a free newsletter on Fridays by creating a Newsletter account.