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Chief Executive of Capita plc to step down

Chief Executive of Capita plc to step down

This morning it was announced that Andy Parker, Chief Executive of Capita plc is to step down, continuing in his current role until a successor is appointed. Although changes are occurring at a senior level within Capita plc, Constructionline & Acclaim sit within Capita Supplier Assessment Services, which continues with its programme of investment, development […]

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Online Safety Climate Tool Will Prove Vital in Preparing For Switch to New Legislation

Online Safety Climate Tool Will Prove Vital in Preparing For Switch to New Legislation

Acclaim, Capita’s Health & Safety Accreditation business, has today announced a new partnership with the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL), part of Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to utilise its Safety Climate Tool in order to introduce predictive indicators of health and safety (H&S) issues within organisations and their supply chains. The deal comes at […]

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Constructionline to host Farrans Construction Supplier Engagement event

Constructionline to host Farrans Construction Supplier Engagement event

On the 6th December, Constructionline is inviting sub-contractors in Northern Ireland to meet with Farrans Construction to discuss contracting opportunities for 2017. The construction firm will be seeking suppliers for the new £25-30m South Lake Leisure Centre project at Craigavon. The project will include; a 50m swimming pool, changing rooms, 250-person spectator gallery, eight court […]

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Get an early start on 2017 opportunities at Constructionline’s final Meet the Buyer event of 2016

Get an early start on 2017 opportunities at Constructionline’s final Meet the Buyer event of 2016

Constructionline is hosting its final Meet the Buyer event of the year at Liverpool FC on the 30th November. Contractors, consultants and materials suppliers will have the chance to meet with some of the region’s largest construction clients and public sector buyers in one of the best attended networking events of the year. Exhibitors already […]

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Major contractors look to save cash for suppliers

Constructionline’s Main Contractor Advisory Steering Group extends industry savings pledge to £50 million. Twelve of the UK’s largest construction firms have made a pledge to use and encourage the adoption of the Constructionline service to assess consultants and material suppliers – a move that will help save the industry £50 million by October 2016. This […]

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Constructionline launches new supplier assessment

In early 2015 a working group of influential Constructionline buyers was set up to review our current questionnaire to ensure it remains fit for purpose. As an outcome of this review, we are making some changes to the questions we ask our supplier members. We will offer a tailored questionnaire to three distinct groups of […]

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Operation Magnify launched to stop illegal working in construction

A campaign to stop illegal working in the construction industry has been announced. ‘Operation Magnify’, the name given to the initiative, will see Home Office enforcement officers target businesses which employ or exploit illegal migrant workers. The announcement was made by Immigration Minister James Brokenshire, after he hosted a roundtable event, which comprised construction industry […]

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Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015: Guidance

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 have now taken effect. These will affect people that work on site as well as procurement professionals within the construction industry. The changes to the regulations aim to: Improve health and safety in the construction industry, particularly on smaller construction sites. Cut back on red tape to reduce […]

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European Union overhauls OJEU procurement rules to help SMEs

The European parliaments revamp of OJEU procurement rules will make it easier for SMEs to get public sector construction work contracts, which includes tougher provisions on “abnormally low bids” as well as promoting Building Information Modeling (BIM). The European parliaments revamp of OJEU procurement rules will make it easier for SMEs to get public sector […]

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Constructionline to be acquired by Capita

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has announced, following the completion of a competitive sales process, that Capita plc is the successful bidder to acquire the assets of Constructionline for £35m on a cash free, debt free basis. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has announced, following the completion of a […]

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