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.

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.

Amicus Opens Northern Regional Office

 Amicus has today announced the opening of a Regional Sales Office to cover the North Of England.

Amicus Launch Fees For HSE Intervention Cover

AMICUS are delighted to announce a new insurance product developed by our friends at Lorega, which we believe is ideally suited to the construction industry.

Insurance topics: Scaffold Design- Who is responsible?

Our Director, Richard Evans, recently appeared in Access magazine, with some invaluable advice on how scaffolding companies can protect themselves from legal action when making minor on site adjustments to scaffolding design. 

New Appointments for Amicus

These are exciting times here at Amicus as we are expanding!

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