Legal & Business

Immigration is a favoured subject of new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, but the Government White Paper proposals for a post-Brexit immigration scheme did little to clarify the situation for UK businesses, says Matthew Davies, Immigration Solicitor at Wright Hassall.

Britain is just weeks away from leaving the EU, and ongoing political disarray and a lack of clarity on what life beyond the 31st October will look like is pushing the construction industry into a deepening state of distress. This month, data from the Office of National Statistics reignited fears the sector could fall into recession, as it suffered its sharpest drop in new orders in a decade, with clients delaying projects as they wait for the pre-Brexit ambiguity to clear. Here, Mark Robinson, Scape Group Chief Executive, investigates.

Matthew Bailey, Divisional Manager, Inspection and Certification, at HCL Safety, offers his top tips to consider before working at height, and explains why professional inspection and certification can contribute to safer working.

The buzz around 5G is growing. And in construction, while the prospect is creating real excitement, many are still unaware of the tangible impact it will have. Burcin Kaplanoglu, Executive Director and Innovation Officer at Oracle Construction and Engineering, explores further.

Ryan Latham, Senior Marketing Executive for 3B Training, has experienced firsthand how businesses can benefit from hiring ex-military personnel. Here he takes a closer look at what it’s like working in the military, what motivates members of the Armed Forces and why transitioning to a career in construction is the ideal next step for a leaver.

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