Amicus have teamed up with Charles & Dean, specialist Finance Brokers for the Construction and Scaffolding Industry
Having access to new, quality and economic scaffolding equipment is crucial to support the growing building economy.Read more
A guide to the “Emission Surcharge”
If you are planning to operate a vehicle in the Capital from October 2017 you need to be aware of the new emissions rules that will apply.Read more
Update on Ogden
Are your current liability limits high enough to protect your business?
You may have read stories in the press about a change to the Discount Rate, often referred to as the Ogden rate.Read more
Are your vehicles safe and compliant?
Contractors who consider themselves specialists within the scaffolding industry may have some surprises in store if they find themselves being questioned by either the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) or the police over matters relating to their vehicles and operator’s licence. Transport consultant Andy Miles, from AS Miles Consulting, considers some of the issues scaffolders may face.Read more
Health and Safety Fines Double
Employers have been fined £76.7m for health and safety breaches since tougher sanctions were introduced last February. This is a £36.2m increase on the year before. The H&SE collected £61.6m last year, up from £35.5m in 2015, and local authorities took almost £15.2m, up from £800,000 according to International Law firm Clyde and Co, who collated the figures.Read more
Amicus Opens Northern Regional Office
Amicus has today announced the opening of a Regional Sales Office to cover the North Of England.Read more