A New Way to Pay at the Dartford Crossing

On 30 November, a new payment system called ‘Dart Charge’ was introduced at the Dartford Crossing in Kent which requires drivers to pay the toll in advance rather than at booths.

Major Changes to CSCS Cards

Changes to a number of CSCS cards, relevant to new entrants and labourers, have been introduced from 1 July 2014 which will have an impact on Specialist Contractors in all sectors.

The health and safety training standard

In February 2012, the United Kingdom Contractors Group (UKCG) launched a health and safety training standard which stipulates the level of training required by construction directors, managers, supervisors and operatives on UKCG sites.

Planning for auto-enrolment with The People’s Pension

Auto-enrolment is affecting every UK employer with more than one employee. It means that every employer will have to meet the legal requirements to auto-enrol their workers into a workplace pension scheme and make contributions on their behalf.